In the last 13 years or so, there has been a success in terms of economic stability: Inflation went down [and] growth was less volatile and much more stable.

Murat Yulek, professor, Istanbul Commerce University

Ending five months of political deadlock, elections in Turkey have handed President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's AK party a parliamentary majority and ushered a return to single-party rule. 

Drawing more than four million more votes than it did in June's elections, the poll handed the AK party a fresh mandate to lead Turkey and address one of the country's biggest challenges - the economy.

Murat Yulek, a professor at Istanbul Commerce University and former IMF economist, joins Counting the Cost to discuss the AK party's economic policies.

Source: Al Jazeera