Ranking of Manufacturing Industry Sectors in TR61 Region (Antalya, Isparta, Burdur) with PROMETHEE Method


SUNGUR O., IŞIK MADEN S.

EGE ACADEMIC REVIEW, vol.16, no.4, pp.641-654, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Title of Journal : EGE ACADEMIC REVIEW
  • Page Numbers: pp.641-654

Abstract

In order to achieve success in regional development, it is necessary to determine the sectoral advantages and agglomerations accurately. Ranking the industries in the region according to their certain dominance criteria is quite crucial for making more efficient decisions and for being more successful in terms of regional policies. The purpose of the study is to realise the dominance ranking of the manufacturing industries in NUTS Level 2 TR61 region (Antalya, Isparta, Burdur). For this purpose, the variables of the number of employees, salaries-wages, turnover and gross investment in tangible goods that are attained from the Annual Industry and Service Statistics - 2012 of Turkish Statistical Institute are used and manufacturing industries are ranked with the PROMETHEE method. In the srudy it is determined that the beverage; chemicals and chemical products; other transport equipment; and other non-metallic mineral products, paper and paper products industries have the highest net flow values according to four criteria examined. Besides, for each criterion seperate estimations are made and partial dominances are also ranked. The study is expected to provide guidance to those entrepreneurs who intend to invest in the region, andto local, regional and national public institutions and organizations that provide supports to investors and SMEs.