Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703004122014ECONOMICAL PROBLEMS IN TURKEYElective484
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course is extension of Turkish economy. It is aimed to analyze the current economical problems in Turkey. The reasons of problems are put forward while the problems are analyzing and offered solution suggestions are discussing. In the context of course individual problems are topics such as national income and income distribution, sectoral distribution of investments, regional disequilibrium, privatization, structure of foreign trade, economical crisis and their geographical reasons, foreign affairs of Turkish economy and the place of Turkish economy within the world economy.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Mustafa MUTLUER
Learning Outcomes
1To comprehend and analyze the fundamental problems of Turkish economy
2To be able to analyze Turkish economic problems
3To be able to analyze and to comprehend regional inequality as a fundamental economic problem
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
• National income and income distribution problems in Turkey • Public sector and private sector investment problems in Turkey • Foreign trade structure of Turkey and its problems • Regional imbalance • Internal / external debts and chronic other problems of Turkey • Inflation and not registered economy problem • State economic enterprises and privatization problems • Basic reasons of economic crisis occurred in Turkey • Sectoral problems of Turkish economy • External economic relations problems • Problem of adaptation to new economic order • Turkey’s position in World Economy
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1OrientationVerbal
2National income and income distribution problems in Turkey Verbal
3Public sector and private sector investment problems in Turkey Verbal
4Foreign trade structure of Turkey and its problems Verbal
5Regional imbalance Verbal
6Internal / external debts and chronic other problems of Turkey Verbal
7Inflation and not registered economy problem Verbal
8State economic enterprises and privatization problems Verbal
9Basic reasons of economic crisis occurred in Turkey Verbal
10Sectoral problems of Turkish economyVerbal
11External economic relations problemsVerbal
12Mid-term examExam
13Problem of adaptation to new economic order IVerbal
14Problem of adaptation to new economic order IIVerbal
15Evaluation and discussionVerbal
16Final examExam
Recommended or Required Reading
KEPENEK, Yakup, YENTÜRK, Nurhan, Türkiye Ekonomisi, Remzi Kitabevi, 11. Baskı, İstanbul 2000 KAZGAN, Gülten, Küreselleşme ve Yeni Ekonomik Düzen, Altın Kitaplar, İstanbul 1997
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
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Homework Problems3412
Individual Study for Mid term Examination3412
Individual Study for Final Examination4624
Reading6530
Homework3412
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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