THE SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT IN ISTANBUL, GLOBAL CITY


Yilmaz G.

JOURNAL OF THE FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE OF GAZI UNIVERSITY, vol.25, no.3, pp.593-600, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE OF GAZI UNIVERSITY
  • Page Numbers: pp.593-600

Abstract

In this study, the spatial pattern formed by foreign direct investment is analyzed using the database which contains the firms registered to ITO (Istanbul Trade Chamber) between the years 1925-2006. Relational layered ontology [1] which enables to read the database in the cognitive perception level and which is highly illustrative, is used in the analysis of this research that takes the question "Does the location decision of the foreign direct investment affect the urban development?" as a starting point. This article is differentiated from other studies both with its unique findings and also with the new methods called Correspondance Analysis and Bertin Garphics which are the elements of the model used. The basic finding of this study in Istanbul is important is that foreign direct investment in shaping the city form.