nery sector has in a significant position for the coun-try's economy in terms of added value. TECHNOLOGICAL STEPS IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY Although countries are expected to experience declines in productivity growth as they develop, we watch that productivity is lower in Turkey than in developed countries over the years, considering productivity in the whole economy. Turkey's relative effi-ciency with the United States differs more than any other country. This productivity gap, which peaked between 2000 and 2005, declined gradually between 2005 and 2015, but Turkey is the country with the highest productivity gap with the USA. In order to close the aforementioned productivity differences, the potential of production opportunities in Turkey needs to be reconsidered as a serious policy preference. First of all, it should be understood that the most obvious way to increase production po-tential is to make changes in terms of technological development, continuity and new production techniques in organizational structure.
to be lagging in the 1991-2000 period -the average growth rate was relatively low- when it was about 20 percent in 2000 and then dropped below 10 percent in 2010. When Turkey's labor productivity changes are analyzed in years, It is seen that during the periods when the productivity of the world tends to decline (between 2007 and 2010), labor productivity in Turkey has shown a steeper decline than in developed and emerging economies. On the other hand, when the trend is on the rise, the productivity increases in Turkey are above the average. This explains that the ripple is quite high. The efficiency aspect in the study is examined in the machine sector as well. Accord-ingly, the productivity of the machinery sector is well above the average of the manu-facturing industry. It is noteworthy that the increase in productivity in the sector has been accelerated especially after 2009,
and it is one of the sectors with the highest productivity within the manufacturing industry. When the sub-sectors are examined the low labor productivity in the six machine sub-sector also lowers the average productivity of the machine manufacturing industry. Turkey's machinery sector productivity has made a move in recent years. In this way, we see that the productivi-ty differentials between our countries and other countries are closing. However, the current pace of development seems not to be enough to ensure that Turkey is among the top 10 economies in the world. For this reason, specific public policies aimed at increasing the level of productivity and competitiveness must be designed and urgent-ly vitalized. If the inefficiency of resource allocation in the machinery sector is put away as a result of such policies, it is determined that the productivity of the sector will increase by 47 percent.
SUPPORT MODEL PROPOSAL The countries are expected to experience downfalls in productivity growth as they develop, we observe that productivity is lower in our country than in developed countries over the years, considering productivity in the whole economy. Turkey's relative efficiency with the United States differs more than any other country. This productivity gap, which peaked between 2000 and 2005, decreased gradually between 2005 and 2015, but Turkey is the country with the highest productivity gap with the USA. When the productivity-growth relation is examined; the contribution of productivity to Turkey's growth seems
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