Socio-economic status of Ardahan Ardahan University (ARÜ) Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Inst. See. It was analyzed by Abdullah Topcuoğlu in the study titled "Economic Structural Analysis of Ardahan and Iğdır Provinces: An Application with Input-Output Method". With the study, Ardahan's agriculture, livestock, industry and commercial activities were examined in depth. With this study, in which Ardahan's economy was examined in a wide and comprehensive way, indicators that will have an important place in the development process of Ardahan were determined. Instructor See. Topçuoğlu stated that the study, which reveals the cornerstones of the Ardahan economy, is a guide in foreign trade, which will gain more importance with the Aktaş Border Gate to be opened.
Ardahan economy and geographical conditions due to climatic conditions due to agriculture and animal husbandry. See. Topcuoglu stated that the border trade has been added to the economy of Ardahan and the Türkgözü Border Gate in 1995. Emphasizing that Ardahan could not benefit efficiently from Türkgözü Border Gate. See. Topcuoğlu, "and Turkey's continued construction of which will be the third largest Aktas Border Gate border crossing is expected to change with the fate of the province's foreign trade has been completed. There is a great opportunity for Ardahan to increase its share in foreign trade and to develop the city faster. Ar
AK ARDAHAN WILL BE ON THE LOCK POINT OF INTERNATIONAL RAILWAYS “
Stressing that Ardahan will be at a key point with the completion of the ongoing railway projects, Öğr. See. Topcuoğlu said, “Considering the forward and backward connections of the Kars - Tbilisi - Baku railway that will pass through Ardahan, it is seen that the line reaches Turkmenistan with the Caspian passage after Baku and then to China. This line reaches Kars, Ankara, Istanbul, Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, France and then England behind Ardahan. This situation establishes the London - Beijing railway line. With the completion and active use of this railway, Ardahan will become one of the connection points of this important route. Thus, with the inclusion of Ardahan in the trade and transportation activities to be carried out on this line, it is estimated that the speed of development and socio-economic status of the city will improve significantly. said.
In the light of the data obtained from the study Asst. See. An article was created by Topcuoğlu. Ardahan's solution proposals for the development of the article was published in a bulletin prepared by the Ardahan Chamber of Industry and Commerce. Ardahan will continue to work on the economy of the Student. See. Topcuoğlu, Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) project said they would do more in-depth case studies found that approval of the application and project.