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Yeditepe University
Department of Public Administration

 Contact details
Contact personAsst.Prof.Dr. HANDE TEK TURAN
Asst.Prof.Dr. at University 
StreetKayisdagi Cad. 26 Agustos Yerlesimi Atasehir 
Address 34755 - Istanbul (Turkey) 
Phone+90 216 578 1088 
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 Organisation details
Employees (in Depart.)250+ 
Organisation TypeResearch Organisation 
 Research Focus

 Fields of activities:
» Area studies
» Economics
» Political science
» Sociology
» Other social sciences
» Education (incl. training, pedagogy, didactics)
» Environmental sciences
» Public affairs

 Brief description of your activity focus
I have research experience in public administration reforms, local authorities, regional development and social-economic analysis

 Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
I have expertise / competences on the areas below:

Services provided are ;
- Social and economical analysis and research ;
- Impact analysis and assessment ;
- Political risk analysis ;
- Project evaluation;
- Research and development.

My research interests focus on:

■ Public administration / Public Sector reform / New Public Administration
■ Decentralization
■ Territorial systems in Europe
■ European regional policy / Structural Funds
■ Europeanization of Public Policies
■ Decentralization of regions and municipalities / Decentralized cooperation
■ New Technologies in Public Sector / e-State / Smarter Cities
■ Local Governance
- Turkey,
- local authorities,
- municipalities,
- regional development and,
- regional development agencies,
- capacity building,
- local finance.
 Research Activities

 EU Framework Programme related activities:
» EURO-6-2015: Meeting new societal needs by using emerging technologies in the public sector
» REFLECTIVE-3-2015: European cohesion, regional and urban policies and the perceptions of Europe
» INT-4-2015: The European Union's contribution to global development: in search of greater policy coherence
» INT-9-2015: The European Union, Turkey and its wider neighbourhood: challenges and opportunities

 International and national projects beyond EU Framework Programme
Short Term Local Consultant / UNDP
March 2013 – October 2013 (8 months)İstanbul, Malatya, Gaziantep
Analysis of the organizational structures and exchange of information procedures between governorates and internal security forces (ISFs), within the technical assistance for improvement of civilian oversight of the internal security sector phase II.

I am responsible to contribute to the comparative report on the structures, functioning mechanisms and roles of French and Turkish Governorates within the context of internal security forces and their links with Police/gendarmerie under. The work on the legal framework consists desk review and travel to the pilot provinces to identify the local arrangement capacities of the governorates within the context of internal security forces.

Short Term Expert / MoLG / Belgium Development Agency
May 2013 – May 2013 (1 month)Ankara / Istanbul
Study tour of the Palestinian Ministry of Local Governments to Turkey and preparation of the report on “Turkish Local Financial System”.

Within the Local Government Reform and Development Programme (LGRDP), implemented in 2011, the officials of the Ministry of Local Government of the Palestinian Authority realized a study tour within the week 27-31 May 2013 in Ankara and Istanbul. Their intention is to learn about the Turkish approach, policy, system and experiences regarding local finances (financial system and specific legal framework in local authorities) in a decentralized framework. Following this study tour in Turkey, a report regarding these issues has been prepared.

Short Term Expert
Agence Française de Développement
October 2012 – December 2012 (3 months)İstanbul Ankara Adana Malatya
Consultante pour le projet intitulé Quelles perspectives de partenariats pour l’AFD avec les agences régionales de développement en Turquie?

I worked as a consultant within the AFD’s research projet on “Could the regional development agencies in Turkey be a partner of AFD? What are the prospects for a partnership between AFD and Development Agencies?” I was entrusted to get technical and documentary informative mission on the regional development agencies in Turkey to establish possible cooperation between AFD and Ministry of Development and RDAs. I also conducted missions near such Agencies like Çukurova (Adana) and Fırat (Malatya and near the Ministry of Development.

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