Information Package / Course Catalogue
Developments of Turkish Economy
Course Code: BFN513
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 give the vision of analysing Turkish Economy in historical and structural perspectives.

Course Content

The economic structure from the last periods of Ottoman Empire to Republic of Turkey. Establishing time period of Republic of Turkey. Etatism period. II. World War period. Social transformation period. Planned development period. The time period between 1960 – 1980. Structural economic transformation period in 1980s. The time periods of 1990s. The role of Turkish economy in the world economy.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Ahmet Can BAKKALCI
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to comprehend the process of economy policies and the external and internal factors that affect these policies in Turkey
2.To be able to analyse the developments that direct Turkish economy in the context of institutional regulations, numerical data and causality relationships
3.To be able to comprehend the effects of economy policies on social development, national income, distribution, general equilibrium, the relationship with world economy and socio-economic macro indicator
4.Will be able to explain the long term historical background of the Turkish Economy from the late Ottoman period till the 2000s.
5.Will be able to relate the developments of the Turkish economy to the major shifts in the international political economy.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Korkut Boratav, Türkiye İktisat Tarihi, Gerçek Yayınevi, İstanbul
2.Yakup Kepenek/Nurhan Yentürk, Türkiye Ekonomisi, Remzi kitabevi, İstanbul
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction
Week 2 - Theoretical
1923-1929 Establishing time period of Republic of Turkey: National Economic Congress of Turkish Republic, the economic results of Lozan agreement, the role of national entrepreneurs, the great economic depression, legal and institutional regulations
Week 3 - Theoretical
1929-1938 Etatism period: initiator role of government in industry, protectionist policies, state economic enterprises
Week 4 - Theoretical
1938-1946 II. World War Period: the changes in economic and political conjunctures, renew of economic policies
Week 5 - Theoretical
1946-1960 Social transformation period. Multiple political parties period, the US leadership in the world economy, Cold War period, migration from town to city, growth in population
Week 6 - Theoretical
Planned economy period. The reasons, qualities, aims of the economic plans
Week 7 - Theoretical
1960-1970 period: the targets and the success of economic plans, economy policies, sectoral developments and macroeconomic indicators
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
The period of 1970-1980: the targets and the success of economic plans, economy policies, sectoral developments and macroeconomic indicators
Week 10 - Theoretical
Structural economic transformation period in 1980s: the export-led growth, 24th January Declaration
Week 13 - Theoretical
The period of 1990s: the globalization process, the integration conditions of Turkey in globalization process, structural economic problems, protection of environment, regional economics
Week 14 - Theoretical
The period of 1990s: the globalization process, the integration conditions of Turkey in globalization process, structural economic problems, protection of environment, regional economics
Week 15 - Theoretical
The period of 1990s: the globalization process, the integration conditions of Turkey in globalization process, structural economic problems, protection of environment, regional economics
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 Work72228
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination115116
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)125
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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4
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5
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5
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3
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