Information Package / Course Catalogue
Theories of Growth and Development
Course Code: EKO544
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

The main aim of this course is to teach fundamental principles and theories of economic growth by using analytical tools to formulate and solve economic growth models

Course Content

he data of growth and development, the Solow model, empirical applications of Neoclasical growth models, the economics of ideas, the engine of growth, social infrastructure and long-run economic performance and alternative theories of endogeneous growth

Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Necmiye CÖMERTLER
Learning Outcomes
1.Have knowledge of theories related to growth,
2.Understands the relationship between growth in other macro economic variables,
3.What are the basic determinants of growth, learns
4.Can make an interdisiplinary connection over the course subjects
5.Can make an analysis about subjects and can comment on economy
Recommended or Required Reading
1.ktisadi Büyüme ve Kalkınma, Prof. Dr. Metin Berber, Derya Publication, Trabzon.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Division of labor and growth, Maltus'un growth model, the population growth function
Week 2 - Theoretical
David Ricardo descending verimelr-division growth, ücre theory, rent theory, GA: Feldman: Investment Priorities
Week 3 - Theoretical
Joseph Schumpeter: Innovation and growth
Week 4 - Theoretical
Harrod-Domar model, the historical development of the model, model assumptions, the required growth rate, natural growth rate. The results of the model in terms of economic development
Week 5 - Theoretical
Solow growth model, the model structure, Solow diagram, a modified Cobb-Douglas solution of the Solow model diagram
Week 6 - Theoretical
General economic growth model and
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exams
Week 8 - Theoretical
Endogenous growth models, arrow-Romer model, lucas model, current model, the spread of technology and growth determinants
Week 9 - Theoretical
Foundations and Development of Development Theory
Week 10 - Theoretical
Global Development and the liberalization process
Week 11 - Theoretical
Agriculture and Development
Week 12 - Theoretical
Financial System and Development
Week 13 - Theoretical
Financing for Development
Week 14 - Theoretical
Capital Flows and Development
Week 15 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory153390
Midterm Examination110212
Final Examination120222
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)124
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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