Information Package / Course Catalogue
Development Economics
Course Code: İKP518
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

Learning development economics, examining development theories.

Course Content

The course offers a theoretical and comparative view on the economic development process. In doing this students delve into issues regarding to major areas such as role of savings and investment, poverty and inequality, migration, informal economy, environment, and externalities of human capital an health.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to distinguish differences between development and growth
2.To be able to explain fact of underdevelopment, cause of underdeveloped country
3.To be able to discuss what the meanining of development is for Turkey ecenomics
4.To be able to discuss about changed development comprehension
5.To be able to analayse the countries according to their levels of development
Recommended or Required Reading
1.ADELMAN, Irma, Ekonomik Büyüme ve Kalkınma Teorisi
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Evolution of development eonomics, meaning of development concept, features of development, growth
Week 2 - Theoretical
Stages of socio-economic development, comparision between industrial and knowledge society, concept of underdevelopment
Week 3 - Theoretical
Approaches about explaining underdevelopment and based to economic factors, vicious cycle approaches and three sector theory.
Week 4 - Theoretical
Socia-cultural approaches
Week 5 - Theoretical
Economic development and population
Week 6 - Theoretical
Human capital and economic development, income distribution and development, KUZNETS approach, LECAILLON approach.
Week 7 - Theoretical
Resource distribution theory
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Mid-term exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Unbalanced Development Theories
Week 10 - Theoretical
Unbalanced Development Theories
Week 11 - Theoretical
Sustainable development
Week 12 - Theoretical
New development approaches
Week 13 - Theoretical
New development approaches
Week 14 - Theoretical
Foreign trade and development
Week 15 - Theoretical
social capital and development
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
5
5
4
4
4
4
OÇ-2
3
3
3
4
4
4
4
OÇ-3
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
OÇ-4
3
3
3
4
4
4
4
OÇ-5
2
3
4
4
2
4
4
Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue