Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Labor Economics CEK 475 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. FATMA FİDAN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Res.Assist.Abdülkadir Atasoy
Course Category
Course Objective The general objective of this course is to discuss concepts, types and actors of the labour markets. It will analysis on developments of labour market as a qualitative and quantitative.
Course Content The course will involve an analysis of concepts labour markets, labour force mobility, wages, employment, unemployment, employment policies.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 They know labour markets as theoretical and real. , , , , ,
2 They collect, analyse and comment data relating to labour markets , , , , ,
3 They know economic effects of unions. , , , , ,
4 They evaluate theoritical and policies of wage. , , , , ,
5 They know problems of employment and unemployment and discuss ways of combat. , , , , ,
6 They evaluate labour market policies and practices in Turkey. , , , , ,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The concept and types of labour market
2 Labour supply
3 Labour demand
4 Wage theory and policies
5 Education economy
6 Labour mobility
7 The economic analysis of unions
8 Public and labour markets
9 Midterm exam
10 Unemployment
11 Employment policies
12 Analyze of Turkey Labour Market
13 Inflation and wages
14 Inflation and employment
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The students are gained the ability to look at the problems of daily life from a broader perspective. They gain the needed skills not only to understand the economic problems but also to construct a model and defend in meaningful way.
2 They have knowledge about the microeconomic theory.
3 They have knowledge about the macroeconomic theory.
4 They have knowledge about the international economic theory.
5 They have ability to use mathematical and statistical methods.
6 They have ability to utilize fundamental econometric theories to provide economic problems.
7 They are intended to be expert in one of non departmental fields that they choose from the list of marketing, management, human resources management, corporate finance, public administration, and tourism management.
8 They are intended to be expert in one of departmental fields that they choose from the list of public finance, agricultural, environmental, natural resources, labor economics, economics of industrial organization, economics of property rights, international finance, money and banking, economic growth and development.
9 They have necessary knowledge of law and related skills that needed in both public and private sector.
10 They have necessary accountancy skills that needed in both public and private sector.
11 They have written and oral communication skills in a foreign language as well as in their native language.
12 They know how to use computer programs in both daily office usage and statistical data evaluations.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 1 16
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 104
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.16
dersAKTSKredisi 5