Public Policies in Response to Jobless Growth (Jobless Recovery) Problem: An Evaluation in the Case of Turkey

Caskurlu E.

AMME IDARESI DERGISI, vol.47, no.2, pp.43-76, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : AMME IDARESI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.43-76
  • Keywords: Jobless growth, jobless recovery, public policies, public options, fiscal space for employment


The most obvious difference between growth and development is about the distribution of income. In a growing economy, income distributions among members of the society, social classes, and regions may distort. In addition, it can be seen a jobless growth problem. Jobless growth problem causes unemployment, uneven income distributions, and other structural problems. It can also be said that this kind of growth reflects the government's choices and decisions. In this paper, for eliminating the jobless growth problem, public policies will be examined for Turkey.