Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Welfare Analysis and Measurement Methods CEK 618 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MUSTAFA ÇAĞLAR ÖZDEMİR
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. MUSTAFA ÇAĞLAR ÖZDEMİR,
Course Assistants Res.Asst. Akın Özdemir
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective Students will have about measure of prosperity and welfare which one of the main topics of the field. In this context determination of national and international welfare criteria and measurement methods and the welfare of data can be read.
Course Content Measuring wealth, Wealth inequality, wealth mobility, international comparisons
Measuring education, inequality in attainment, achievement, international comparisons,
Measuring happiness, life satisfaction, subjective wellbeing indicators, data issues.
Measuring multidimensional poverty, multi-dimensional poverty and deprivation indices.
Human Development Index. Measuring health, quality of life, life expectancy, (closely with Welfare Measuring programme at LSE)
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Having knowledge about the Welfare and components. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
2 Knowledge about measuring welfare as national and international indicators. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 Learn about the importance and measurement about inequality, poverty and income inequality issues. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 Established relationship between Analysis of the human development index criteria, happiness and economic development indices. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Welfare Measurement and Introduction to Analysis Concepts, Recognition of the welfare component Determination of National and International Welfare Criteria
2 Welfare measurement, Introduction to Data and Indicators and Evaluation, using of Official Statistics in academic study
3 Welfare Measurement Methods and Welfare Mobility
4 Multidimensional Poverty and Deprivation Indicators and its Measurement Methods
5 Happiness and Life Satisfaction Measurement
6 Human Development Indexes
7 Welfare Level Analysis of OECD Countries
8 Midterm examination
9 Subjective Welfare Indicators and Data Analysis
10 Measurement Methods of Health, Life Expectancy and Quality of Life
11 Education Welfare Measures
12 Distribution of Welfare Analysis and Conflict among different ethnic origins Management (LSE Data Sharing)
13 Approach to the Studies of Welfare Analysis and Problem Areas in Turkey
14 Overview and Discussion about the course
Course Notes
Course Resources (yayın tarihine göre sıralayınız.) Marc Fleurbaey, Didier Blanchet, (2013), Beyond GDP: Measuring Welfare and Assessing Sustainability, Oxford University Press.
Pedro Rosa Dias, Owen O´Donnell, (2013), Health and Inequality, Emerald Group Publishing.
Wolfgang Eichhorn, (2012), Models and Measurement of Welfare and Inequality, Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Thomas Aronsson, Karl-Gustaf Löfgren, Kenneth Backlund, (2004), Welfare Measurement in Imperfect Markets: A Growth Theoretical Approach, Edward Elgar Publishing.
Amartya K. Sen, (1997), Choice, Welfare and Measurement, Harvard University Press.
Thomas Aronsson, Per-Olov Johansson, Karl-Gustaf Löfgren, (1997), Welfare measurement, sustainability and green national accounting: a growth theoretical approach, Edward Elgar Publishing.
R. W. Blundell, Ian Preston, Ian Walker, (1994), The Measurement of Household Welfare, Cambridge University Press.
Angus Deaton, World Bank. Development Research Center, (1980), The measurement of welfare: theory and practical guidelines, World Bank, Development Research Center.
Jerome Rothenberg, (1973), The measurement of social welfare, Greenwood Press.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Upon completion of the programme, a student will be able to: Develop a greater understanding of the range of theoretical perspectives relevant to Employment and Labour relations X
2 Be familiar with research literature of discipline and ability to develop policy options both at national and international levels X
3 Demonstrate skill in designing and conducting research X
4 Demonstrate oral and written communication skills in a foreign language X
5 Possess technical skills in the use of databases and softwares relevant to the discipline
6 Critically reflect on scientific, professional and ethical and moral implications of Employment and Labour Relations as a social scientific activity X
7 Have the ability to conduct, analyse and interpret quantitative research X
8 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of Employment and Labour Relations and contribute to social welfare X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Assignment 1 24 24
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 160
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.4
dersAKTSKredisi 6