Information Package / Course Catalogue
Public Economics
Course Code: İKP517
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 provide discussion of public economy variables and economic problems.

Course Content

Functions of public economy. Public expenditures and their effects. Public revenues and effects. Public sector size and effects. Public debt and its effects.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Ability to analyze public expenditures
2.To be able to interpret the share of the public in the economy
3.To be able to analyze the impact of political decisions in the public economy
4.Ability to analyze public revenues
5.Analyzes economic explanations and approaches of voting systems and discusses paradoxical results.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Şener, Orhan, (2008), Teori ve Uygulamada Kamu Ekonomisi, Beta Basım Yayım ve Dağıtım, 10. Baskı, İstanbul
2.www.maliye.gov.tr www.tüik.gov.tr
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
The content of the public economy
Week 2 - Theoretical
Functions of the public economy
Week 3 - Theoretical
Public sector size and impact
Week 4 - Theoretical
Public goods and their properties
Week 5 - Theoretical
Externalities
Week 6 - Theoretical
Income distribution
Week 7 - Theoretical
Public expenditures and effects
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Mid-Term Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Public revenue
Week 10 - Theoretical
Taxes
Week 11 - Theoretical
Taxation principles
Week 12 - Theoretical
Economic effects of taxes
Week 13 - Theoretical
Political decisions and public economy
Week 14 - Theoretical
Public debt and its effects
Week 15 - Theoretical
General evaluation
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142370
Individual Work63336
Midterm Examination1819
Final Examination19110
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
4
5
3
4
5
4
3
OÇ-2
5
4
3
4
4
3
4
OÇ-3
3
4
4
5
3
5
5
OÇ-4
5
3
5
3
4
4
3
OÇ-5
5
4
3
4
5
3
4
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