Information Package / Course Catalogue
Public Economy
Course Code: MYL525
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

Investigating the public economics structure and comparing public economics and market economy.

Course Content

The birth of the concept of public economics, development and subject of the functions of public economy, government intervention in the economy, the causes of interference, the state share of the economy, classical and modern theory of public goods, state specific reasons to produce goods, market failure theory, the cyclical fluctuations in the income distribution of justice, resource allocation effectiveness, economic and financial stability, economic growth, the effects of destabilizing the government and the state's failure theory, public deficits, the optimal state approach, the concept of fiscal responsibility, political decision-making, public services and venture firm, public revenues, public economy, the pricing policy.

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Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction
Week 2 - Theoretical
Introducing the set of tools and basic methods about course
Week 3 - Theoretical
Major items of government revenue and expenditure
Week 4 - Theoretical
Explanations for government intervention
Week 5 - Theoretical
Demonstrate why competition is efficient
Week 6 - Theoretical
Preparation for midterm exam
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 8 - Theoretical
Sources of market failure and potential policy responses
Week 9 - Theoretical
Design of the tax structure using the concepts of efficiency and equity
Week 10 - Theoretical
How the level of government expenditures is determined
Week 11 - Theoretical
Analyzing the basic tax instruments (commodity and income taxes) and the economics of tax evasion.
Week 12 - Theoretical
The degree to which taxation can achieve redistribution
Week 13 - Theoretical
Discussing the optimal division of responsibilities between different levels
Week 14 - Theoretical
The concept of a natural monopoly is introduced and policies for their regulation discussed.
Week 15 - Theoretical
Preparation for final exam
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 - Theory144398
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination120121
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)130
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
5
5
4
4
4
OÇ-2
4
4
5
5
5
OÇ-3
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-4
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-5
5
5
5
5
5
Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue