Murat Ucoglu

Murat Ucoglu

Murat Üçoğlu is a doctoral candidate and Trillium Scholar in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University in Toronto. His research focuses on the housing market and suburban expansion in Istanbul and urbanization in Turkey.

Istanbul's Suburban Dream Is Fueled by Debt

Economic growth and the rise of consumer borrowing have resulted in booming suburbs on the periphery of the city.