Cilt 4, Sayı 1, Sayfalar 35 - 54 2015-03-09

CONSTRUCTION OF SEGMENT-BASED PRICE INDEXES IN TURKISH AUTOMOBILE MARKET AND ESTIMATION OF VARYING SEGMENT-BASED PRICE ELASTICITIES

Ahmet ÖZÇAM [1] , Dilek ÖZÇAM [2]

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The Country of Origin effect being no longer as important in Turkey in the domestic automobile sector, this paper adopts a different disaggregation approach to estimating automobile demand in Turkey: segmentation based on types of automobiles. First of all, we can assert that during January 2006September 2010, Hatch-Backs’ price increases were higher compared to those of Compact-Sedans and Medium-Sedans pointing out to the changing pattern/nature of Turkish auto consumers’ demand/preferences for autos using the Fisher index. Secondly, we investigated the extent of the temporary tax concession (decrease) given by the Turkish government to the producers/importers that was not passed completely onto the consumers during the global crisis in 2009. We concluded that at that time the demand elasticity was less than that of the supply. Finally, using the segmental price indexes that we have constructed, we were able to run a regression on combined set of equations model (LSDVM)
The Country of Origin effect being no longer as important in Turkey in the domestic automobile sector, this paper adopts a different disaggregation approach to estimating automobile demand in Turkey: segmentation based on types of automobiles. First of all, we can assert that during January 2006- September 2010, Hatch-Backs’ price increases were higher compared to those of Compact-Sedans and Medium-Sedans pointing out to the changing pattern/nature of Turkish auto consumers’ demand/preferences for autos using the Fisher index. Secondly, we investigated the extent of the temporary tax concession (decrease) given by the Turkish government to the producers/importers that was not passed completely onto the consumers during the global crisis in 2009. We concluded that at that time the demand elasticity was less than that of the supply. Finally, using the segmental price indexes that we have constructed, we were able to run a regression on combined set of equations model (LSDVM). Key Words: Automobile Market, Segment-Based Price İndexes, Taxes, Estimation of Disaggregated Auto Demand, Disaggregated Price Elasticities
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Yazar: Ahmet ÖZÇAM
E-posta: aozcam@yeditepe.edu.tr

Yazar: Dilek ÖZÇAM
E-posta: dsaglik@yeditepe.edu.tr

Bibtex @ { ksuiibf125945, journal = {Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Dergisi}, issn = {2146-5908}, address = {Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversitesi}, year = {2015}, volume = {4}, pages = {35 - 54}, doi = {}, title = {CONSTRUCTION OF SEGMENT-BASED PRICE INDEXES IN TURKISH AUTOMOBILE MARKET AND ESTIMATION OF VARYING SEGMENT-BASED PRICE ELASTICITIES}, language = {tr}, key = {cite}, author = {ÖZÇAM, Dilek and ÖZÇAM, Ahmet} }
APA ÖZÇAM, A , ÖZÇAM, D . (2015). CONSTRUCTION OF SEGMENT-BASED PRICE INDEXES IN TURKISH AUTOMOBILE MARKET AND ESTIMATION OF VARYING SEGMENT-BASED PRICE ELASTICITIES. Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Dergisi, 4 (1), 35-54. Retrieved from http://iibfdergisi.ksu.edu.tr/issue/10268/125945
MLA ÖZÇAM, A , ÖZÇAM, D . "CONSTRUCTION OF SEGMENT-BASED PRICE INDEXES IN TURKISH AUTOMOBILE MARKET AND ESTIMATION OF VARYING SEGMENT-BASED PRICE ELASTICITIES". Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Dergisi 4 (2015): 35-54 <http://iibfdergisi.ksu.edu.tr/issue/10268/125945>
Chicago ÖZÇAM, A , ÖZÇAM, D . "CONSTRUCTION OF SEGMENT-BASED PRICE INDEXES IN TURKISH AUTOMOBILE MARKET AND ESTIMATION OF VARYING SEGMENT-BASED PRICE ELASTICITIES". Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Dergisi 4 (2015): 35-54
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