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The political economy of trade and production in Ottoman Anatolia
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CitationCoşgel, M., Yıldırım, S. (2017). The political economy of trade and production in Ottoman Anatolia. Osmanlı Anadolusunda ticaret ve üretim sempozyumu, VEKAM, Ankara, 28- 29 Eylül 2017.
This paper studies the emergence of Malikane Divani system and its impact on economic outcomes in the Ottoman Empire in 16th century. Developing an argument based on state capacity, it empirically establishes a strong relationship between terrain elevation and emergence of the Malikane Divani. Then, it empirically illustrates that Ottoman Kazas where Malikane Divani sytem was prevalent had lower level of trade and production in Anatolia.