University probing Turkish governor over plagiarism allegations – report

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A university in Istanbul is investigating allegations that Turkish central bank governor Şahap Kavcıoğlu plagiarised his doctoral thesis in economics, several news outlets have reported.

Newspaper BirGün first made the allegations against Kavcıoğlu on March 22. It claimed that large parts of his 2003 thesis on managing problematic banking loans had been copied without attribution from a central bank report.

The thesis submitted to Marmara University’s economics department even reproduced

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