Economics

Current Issues of Turkish Economy(ECON404)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
ECON404 Current Issues of Turkish Economy 8 3 0 0 3 5
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Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Sezgin POLAT sezginpolat@gmail.com (Email)
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Teaching and Learning Methods
References Erdem Basci ve Hakan Kara, 2011. "Finansal Istikrar ve Para Politikasi," Working Papers 1108, Research and Monetary Policy Department, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey.
Yasemin Barlas ve Neslihan Kaya, 2013. "Parasal Genisleme Politikalarinin Gelismekte Olan Ulke Portfoy Akimlari Kompozisyonuna Etkisi," CBT Research Notes in Economics 1301, Research and Monetary Policy Department, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey.
Turkiye Cumhuriyet Merkez Bankasi Bilancosu Açiklamalar, Rasyolar ve Para Politikasi Yansimalari
Nurhan Yenturk “STK’lar için Sosyal Koruma Harcamalarını Izleme Kılavuzu” Istanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları 389, Eylul 2012
Ayşe Buğra ve Sinem Adar “Türkiye’nin Kamu Sosyal Koruma Harcamalarının Karşılaştırmalı Analizi Izleme Kılavuzu” Istanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları 389, Eylul 2012
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Agents in macroeconomic management
2 Growth accounting
3 Central bank
4 Goverment budget and fiscal policy
5 Balance of payments
6 Macroeconomic equilibrium
7 New monetary policy and growth
8 Constraints on the growth
9 Exports
10 Social policy and welfare
11 Labor market
12 İncome and wage inequality
13 Social spending and social protection
14 Regional inequality
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 1 50
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 50
Toplam 2 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 50
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 1 50
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Demonstrate a basic knowledge of different economic theories and main discussions driving current theoretical approaches X
2 Demonstrate ability to use basic qualitative and quantitative methods to asses different economic questions of applied fields
3 Show a sound understanding of current economic discussions and problems X
4 Have an effective and clear communication in written and oral formats in different public and professional contexts.
5 Demonstrate basic knowledge of the world economic history and a sound knowledge of the Turkish economic history X
7 Demonstrate knowledge of standard quantitative techniques and empirical models used in economics
8 Show ability to apply basic economic theory to an applied topic
9 Show a basic understanding of analytical methods, both theory- and model-based
10 Show ability to use economic concepts to discuss current economic issues
11 Reason logically and work analytically
12 Show awareness on social aspects of the economics in different applied and theoretical fields X
13 Identify appropriate economic models to analyse problems
16 Show understanding of basic statistical and econometric concepts and ability to apply basic concepts to own empirical work
17 Demonstrate a sound knowledge of the current economic issues in Turkey and a general knowledge of the issues in the world economy X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 3 42
Working Hours out of Class 14 4 56
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 10 10
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 10 10
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 118
Total Workload / 25 4,72
Credits ECTS 5
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