Information Package / Course Catalogue
Economicpoliciesandunemployment
Course Code: ÇEİ520
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 aim of the course; evaluate the issue of unemployment located in the economics literature in the context of different schools and policies.

Course Content

The definition and concepts of economic policy, economic policy and public institutions, international organizations, economic policy and economic policy goals and objectives, economic policy tools, decision-making methods, alternative approaches to economic policy, Classical, Keynesian, Monetarist, New Classical, New Keynesian.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To assess views of different economic schools on employment and unemployment
2.pply the methods of economic analysis.
3.Analyze at conceptual level and acquires ability in comparing, interpreting, evaluating and synthesizing in order to develop solutions to problems
4.Can make an analysis about subjects and can comment on employment policy
5.Can make an interdisiplinary connection over the course subjects
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Vural SAVAŞ, Politik İktisat, Beta Yayınları, İstanbul, 2002
2.Mahfi EĞİLMEZ-Ercan KUMCU, Ekonomi Politikası, Teori ve Türkiye Uygulaması, Remzi Kitabevi, 2004.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Define basic concepts and principles of political economy
Week 2 - Theoretical
Classify economic agents which compose economic system and its functions
Week 3 - Theoretical
Debate the pros and cons of government intervention
Week 4 - Theoretical
Identify the station which requires applications to economic policy
Week 5 - Theoretical
Describe goals and means of economic policy
Week 6 - Theoretical
Classify the political proposals of traditional and current school
Week 7 - Theoretical
Compare the working of current and traditional economic institutions
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Interpret the relationships between real economy and economic agents
Week 10 - Theoretical
Assess the efficiency of applied economic policy by use of economic indication
Week 11 - Theoretical
Labour Market Regulation and Institutions
Week 12 - Theoretical
Active Employment Policies for Struggle Against Unemployment
Week 13 - Theoretical
Making interpretations about real economic indicators.
Week 14 - Theoretical
Making interpretations about monetary indicators.
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 - Theory142370
Midterm Examination120121
Final Examination130131
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)122
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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PÇ-3
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PÇ-5
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OÇ-1
5
4
4
4
4
5
3
4
4
5
4
4
OÇ-2
5
5
4
4
3
4
5
4
4
4
4
3
OÇ-3
4
5
5
5
4
4
3
4
5
5
4
4
OÇ-4
4
5
5
5
4
4
3
4
5
5
4
4
OÇ-5
4
5
5
5
4
4
3
4
5
5
4
4
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