Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
TPO301Elective354
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The purpose of this course is comparative study of developed and developing countries in agricultural policy and agricultural markets. Scope of the course the countries will be classified in advanced economies, developing countries. Agricultural Policy and assessments concerning the market -from past to present (for 15-20 years)- will be discussed in relation to crop and animal products. Thus, in developed and developing countries where there are differences in agricultural policy is implemented, the results of policies how it is reflected in the market, What will attempt to demonstrate that their new strategy. We also discussed the situation in the countries in policy development and agricultural markets imposed by Turkey, will be examined in detail and evaluated.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç.Dr. Ayşe UZMAY
Learning Outcomes
1To understand of the definition of policy, objectives, instruments
2To understand the characteristics of agricultural markets
3To evaluate macroeconomic variables and the importance of the agricultural sector in developed and developing countries
4To explain the vegetable and animal product policy in developed and developing countries
5To evaluate the characteristics of the animal and plant product markets in developed and developing countries
6To analyze animal products and plant products markets in developed and developing countries.
7To establish the relationship between the vegetable and animal products and markets policy in developed and developing countries.
8To evaluate the differences in agricultural markets in developed and developing countries,to gain vision about new strategies
9To evaluate the effect of policies on the markets of vegetable and animal products in Turkey.
10To bring recommendations for the improvement of agricultural policies and markets in Turkey
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The definition of policy objectives, instruments, internal and external factors affecting the agricultural policy, * Characteristics of agricultural markets *Macroeconomic variables and the importance of the agricultural sector in developed and developing countries Crop and animal production policies in developed and developing countries *Characteristics of crop production and animal product markets in developed and developing countries *Analysis of crop and livestock products market in developed and developing countries *Vegetable and animal products and the relationship between policy on agricultural markets in developed and developing countries *Differences in crop and livestock products market in developed and developing countries *The impact on agricultural markets of the agricultural policies applied in plant and animal products in Turkey *Recommendations for the improvement of agricultural policies and markets in Turkey
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1General Concepts (macro-economic variables, the concept of developed and developing countries, agricultural policy, agricultural policy objectives and instruments, agricultural markets and the unique characteristics of agricultural markets)Reading literature
2Some demographic and macroeconomic variables (Population, employment, income per capita, GDP, Inflation Labour productivity, Trade Volume, Export Import Coverage Ratio, the sectoral distribution of GDP) in developed and developing countries and countries as comparison groups,Reading literature
3Agricultural policies implemented in plant products (cereals products, forage crops, industrial crops) in developed countries (the financing of agricultural policy, the agricultural policy instruments) Reading literature
4Plant products in developed countries (fruits, vegetables) applied agricultural policy (financing of agricultural policy, the agricultural policy instruments)Reading literature
5Agricultural policies applied in animal products in developed countries (the financing of agricultural policy, the agricultural policy instruments),Reading literature
6Agricultural policies applied in animal products in developing countries, (internal and external factors affecting agricultural policies, new strategies),Reading literature
7Comparison of crops in agricultural policy in developed and developing countriesReading literature
8Midterm
9A comparison of animal products in agricultural policies in developed and developing countriesReading literature
10Crop product developments in the market in developed countriesReading literature
11Animal product developments in the market in developing countries,Reading literature
12A comparison of animal and vegetable products in agricultural markets in developed and developing countries
13Agricultural policies and determine whether the targets achieved and accomplished in the agricultural market in group of developed and developing countries.Reading literature
14Agriculture policies and the effects of these policies on agricultural markets In developed and developing countries and groups of countries evaluation detailed in terms of Turkey Reading literature
15Preparation and presentation of the report based on literatureReading literature
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
Eraktan, G., 2001, Tarım Politikası Temelleri ve Türkiye’de Tarımsal Destekleme Politikası, Uzel Yayınları, s. 182, ISBN 975-8437-01-1 . EU, 2006, Milk and Milk Products in the European Union, Luxembourg, ISBN 92-79-02199-0, s. 27. EU, Komission 2009, Gesamthaushaltsplan der Europaeischen Union für das Haushaltsjahr, Übersicht in Zahlen, France, ISNN 1660-2099, 28. Eurostat, 2010, Agricultural Statisticts, http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu, 614. Froyen, T., Richards, 1993, Macroeconomics (Theories and Policies), Macmillan Publishing Compony, 4th ed., 656. Hinkle, E. Lawrence, Monteil Peter J., 1999, Exchange Rate, Misaligment for Developing Countries, A world Bank Research Publiciation, Oxford University Press, Kruger, A., 1992, The Political Economy of Agricultural Pricing Policy, A Synthesis of the Political Economy in Developing Countries, A World Bank Comparative Study, V.5, The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore and London, 158. OECD, 2010, Agricultural Policies in OECD Countries; Monitoring and Evaluation 2010, http//www.oecd.org OECD, 2010, PSE/CSE Database, http//www.oecd.org Scandizzo P.L., Bruce C., 1980, Methodologies for Measuring Agricultural Price Intervation Effects, World Bank Staff Working Paper No: 394, Washington, 96p. Sodulet, E., Janvry, A., 1995, Quantative Development Policy Analysis, The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore and London, 397p. TÜİK, 2010, Tarım istatistikleri.http://www.tuik.gov.tr Uzmay,A., 2003. Türkiye’de 1980 sonrası Tarımda Uygulanan Fiyat ve Gelir Politikasının Sonuçları Üzerine Bir Araştırma, (E.Ü. Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Basılmamış Doktora Tezi), İzmir, 364 s. Uzmay, A., 2005., AB’de Hayvansal Ürünlerde Uygulanan Politikalar ve Türkiye’nin Uyumu Açısından Değerlendirilmesi, Türk Tarım Politikasının Avrupa Birliği Ortak tarım Politikasına Uyumu Paneli, Tarım ve Köyişleri Bakanlığı Tarımsal Ekonomik Araştırma - Enstitüsü, Haziran 2005, Ankara, 81-94. Uzmay, A.,2009. Türkiye’de Süt Sığırcılığında Uygulanan Destekleme Politikaları, Alternatif Politika Önerileri; İzmir Örneği, Tire Süt Kooperatifi Yayını, No.1, İzmir, 84 s., (ISBN 978-605-88900-1-5).
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Self Study14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)132
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