Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1301002282003HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHTElective365
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
To acquaint the student with the major theories and theorists in the history of economic thought. The course will focus on important figures who have been instrumental in the development of the major "schools" of economic thought (orthodox and heterodox). The ideas of these economists will be examined within their original historical/social/political context and they will also be related to the scientific and philosophical ideas of the time.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.N.Oğuzhan Altay
Learning Outcomes
1Understand the history of economics
2Assimilate properly the teorworld economy on theoretical framework
3Able to comment on the economical thoughts.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
none
Recommended Optional Programme Components
none
Course Contents
Classic and Neo Classic Economics. Socialist Economic Thought. Austrian, Lousanne, Cambridge Schools. Institutional Economics. Keynesian Economics. Keynesyen İktisat. Neo and Post Keynesian Economics. Monetarist Theory and Supply Side Economics. New Classical Macro Theory. Evolotounary Economiscs.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The Classics: Smith, Ricardo, Bentham ve Mill Reading
2The Classics: Smith, Ricardo, Bentham ve Mill Reading
3Socialist Economic Thought and K. Marx Reading
4Neo-Classic Economic Thought: Marginalists and W.S. JevonsDiscussion
5Austrian School: K. Menger and E.v.B.BawerkReading
6Lousanne School: L. Walras and M. V.ParetoReading
7Cambridge School: A. Marshall and A. C. Pigou Research homework
8Midterm Exam
9Institutional Economics: T. Veblen, J. M. Clark, G. Myrdal and J. K. Galbraith Reading
10Monopolistic Competition Theory: P. Sraffa, E. H. Camberlin Reading
11Keynesian Revolution: Modern Macro Economy and J. M. Keynes Reading
12Neo and Post Keynesian Economics Research homework
13Critics to Keynesian Economics: Monetarist Theory and M.Friedman, Supply Side Economics and A. LafferReading
14Rational Expectations Theory and New Classical Macro Theory, Public Choice Theory and Constitutional Economics Reading
15Evolotounary Economists Discussion
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Recep Kök (1999) İktisadi Düşünce- Kavramların analitik Evrimi, İzmir Ali Özgüven (1992) İktisadi Düşünceler Doktrinler ve Teoriler, Filiz Kitabevi, İstanbul Arif Ersoy (1990) İktisadi Teoriler ve Düşüncelerin Gelişme Tarihleri, akevler Akdeniz Bilimsel araştırma Merkezi Yayını, 2.Baskı, İzmir Gülten Kazgan ,(2000)İktisadi Düşünce veya Politik İktisadın Evrimi, Remzi Kitabevi,9.Basım Mehmet Selik (1974) 100 Soruda İktisadi Doktrinler Tarihi, İstanbul Vural Fuat Savaş(1986) Politik İktisat, Beta 1. Basım İstanbul Vural Fuat Savaş(1986) Keynesyen İktisat Yıkılırken İstanbul W. Henry Spiegel (1971) The Growth of Economics Thought, Prentice Hall Inc. NewJersey Ömer Demir(1999) Kurumcu İktisat, Ankara
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Work Placement(s)
none
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures16348
Project Preparation14228
Project Design/Management14228
Self Study14228
Reading14114
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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