Information Package / Course Catalogue
Developments of Turkish Economy
Course Code: MHY537
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 course provides a historical, institutional and structural framework to deal with the current main economic characteristics of the Turkish economy.

Course Content

The course offers a historical, structural and institutional framework to understand the main developments of the Turkish Economy. In doing this, students will discuss the processes and topics such as national economy, stateled industrialization, liberal integration, import substitution, exportled growth, financialization and dominance of international financial capital.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Will be able to explain the long term historical background of the Turkish Economy from the late Ottoman period till the 2000s.
2.Will be able to relate the developments of the Turkish economy to the major shifts in the international political economy.
3.Will be able to discuss the historical, social and political roots of the contemporary structural problems of the Turkish economy.
4.Will be able to analyze the main patterns of production and distribution within the Turkish economy throughout the 20th century.
5.Will be able to analyze the main patterns of production and distribution within the Turkish economy throughout the 20th century.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Korkut Boratav (2009), Economic History of Turkey, 19,082,007, 13th Edition, New York: Image Publisher
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction
Week 2 - Theoretical
Contructing a Nation and National Economy
Week 3 - Theoretical
Recontruction After the Republic
Week 4 - Theoretical
State led Industrialization
Week 5 - Theoretical
War years and International Chessboard
Week 6 - Theoretical
War years and International Chessboard
Week 7 - Theoretical
Liberal Integration to the World Economy
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Mid-term
Week 9 - Theoretical
Readjustment to the Structural Bottlenecks
Week 10 - Theoretical
Readjustment to the Structural Bottlenecks
Week 11 - Theoretical
Import Substitution Era
Week 12 - Theoretical
Social, Economic, and Political Crises
Week 13 - Theoretical
Capital’s Ascendancy
Week 14 - Theoretical
Neoliberal Dominance of International Financial Capital
Week 15 - Theoretical
Students’ Presentations
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
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
OÇ-1
3
3
3
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-2
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-3
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-4
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-5
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
4
3
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