Tuğçe Tatoğlu
Tuğçe Tatoğlu
Senior Economist

Tuğçe Tatoğlu is a Senior Economist at Garanti – BBVA Research. She joined Garanti – BBVA in 2022. She got her BA degree in Economics from Ankara University, and received her MSc degree from TOBB ETÜ. She is currently PhD Candidate in Economics at TOBB ETÜ.

Before joining Garanti – BBVA, she worked as a Research Assistant in the field of macroeconomic analysis and politics at Süleyman Demirel University. Previously, she worked as a Teaching Assistant at TOBB ETÜ and as a Researcher in the Social Policy Research Center where she was responsible for analysis on labor markets mainly.

Latest publications

Industrial Production continued to surprise on the upside and grew 10.8% y/y in calendar adjusted terms in April. If no substantial negative shock occurs, given the current pace, it becomes more likely to achieve a full year growth rate close to 5%.
Consumer prices increased by 2.98% in May, much lower than market consensus (4%), which resulted in an annual figure of 73.5%. We expect consumer inflation to accelerate above 80% in the coming months before slowing down to near 60% given positive base effects in the last two months of the year.
Turkish economy grew by 7.3% y/y in 1Q22 parallel to market expectation (7.2%). Given recent high momentum in activity and clear commitment of authorities to maintain loose policies, risks become tilted significantly to the upside on our prudent 2022 GDP growth forecast of 2.5%.