Information Package / Course Catalogue
Contemporary Problems of the World Economy
Course Code: İKP507
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

To evaluate the contemporary issues of the world economy with different perspectives and to increase the capacity of the students to analyze.

Course Content

A study of the world economy from the focuses of regions and themes.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.The students will be able to think about world economy in general.
2.The students will improve their skills in academic writing.
3.The students will be able to critically analyze reports on the world economy.
4.The students will be able to critically analyze academic works on the world economy.
5.To evaluate the contemporary issues of the world economy with different perspectives
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Dani Rodrik: Akıllı Küreselleşme, Efil, Ankara, 2011.
2.Ümit Akçay & Ali Rıza Güngen: Finansallaşma, Borç Krizi ve Çöküş, Notabene, Ankara, 2016.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Recent trends in the global economy
Week 2 - Theoretical
Emerging markets and BRICS
Week 3 - Theoretical
BREXIT and the stability of the EU
Week 4 - Theoretical
International trade and investments
Week 5 - Theoretical
Sectoral restructuring experiences from various countries
Week 6 - Theoretical
Poverty and Income Distribution
Week 7 - Theoretical
Poverty and Income Distribution
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Mid-termsExam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Energy
Week 10 - Theoretical
Sustainable Development
Week 11 - Theoretical
Presentation of Student Papers
Week 12 - Theoretical
Internet and the World Economy
Week 13 - Theoretical
Gender discrimination and employment
Week 14 - Theoretical
Far East
Week 15 - Theoretical
Far East
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142370
Individual Work72228
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination115116
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)125
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
OÇ-1
5
4
4
3
3
3
3
OÇ-2
4
5
5
4
4
5
4
OÇ-3
3
3
2
4
4
4
4
OÇ-4
3
3
3
3
4
4
4
OÇ-5
3
3
3
3
4
4
4
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