Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Theory Of Development Economics IKT 522 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. TAHSİN BAKIRTAŞ
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. TAHSİN BAKIRTAŞ,
Course Assistants Research Assistants of The Department
Course Category
Course Objective Analyzes the theoretical and strategical structure of Economic Growth concept by using quantitative and qualitative methods, analyzes economic growth considering the contribution of technological innovations and human capital on economic growth
Course Content The first part of the course is focused on economic growth and development of case countries and regions between the differentiation fundamental factors. In the next sections, the theoretical and empirical approach to modern economic growth will be discussed. In this context, Economic growth of modern technology and people-oriented approach to developing the theoretical structure of the growth phenomenon will be discussed and Economic growth and regional disparities in the country which will focus on growth strategies can be discussed
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 to have the ability to analyze economic growth. Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
2 to use modeling techniques Lecture, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
3 to have information about the formation of growth strategy Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
4 to understand human and technology-oriented growth and development process Lecture, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
5 to comprehend income and growth differences between countries Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The Concepts of Economic Growth and Economic Development: Cross-Country Income Differences, Income and Welfare, Economic Growth and Income Differences, Origins of Today´s Income Differences and World Economic Growth Daron Acemoglu (2009) Introduction to Modern Economic Growth
2 A review of the traditional neoclassical growth theory Daron Acemoglu (2009) Introduction to Modern Economic Growth
3 Fundamental Determinants of Differences in Economic Performance Daron Acemoglu (2009) Introduction to Modern Economic Growth
4 Human Qualification and Growth Daron Acemoglu (2009) Introduction to Modern Economic Growth
5 Technology and Growth Daron Acemoglu (2009) Introduction to Modern Economic Growth
6 Schumpeterian Growth Models Moshe Syrquin(2005) Kuznets and Modern Economic Growth Fifty Years Later
7 Kuznets and Modern Economic Growth Moshe Syrquin(2005) Kuznets and Modern Economic Growth Fifty Years Later
8 Technology Diffusion, Trade, and Interdependences Moshe Syrquin(2005) Kuznets and Modern Economic Growth Fifty Years Later
9 Trade and Growth: Growth and Financial Capital Flows,Why Does Capital Not Flow from Rich to Poor Countries? Economic Growth in a Heckscher-Ohlin World; Trade, Specialization, and the World Income Distribution Trade, Technology Diffusion, and the Product Moshe Syrquin(2005) Kuznets and Modern Economic Growth Fifty Years Later
10 Economic Development and Economic Growth : Structural Change and Economic Growth Nonbalanced Growth: The Demand Side, Nonbalanced Growth: The Supply Side Agricultural Productivity and Industrialization Moshe Syrquin(2005) Kuznets and Modern Economic Growth Fifty Years Later
11 Structural Transformations and Market Failures in Development Moshe Syrquin(2005) Kuznets and Modern Economic Growth Fifty Years Later
12 The Political Economy of Growth Moshe Syrquin(2005) Kuznets and Modern Economic Growth Fifty Years Later
13 Institutions, Political Economy, and Growth Moshe Syrquin(2005) Kuznets and Modern Economic Growth Fifty Years Later
14 The topics of New growth Strategies Moshe Syrquin(2005) Kuznets and Modern Economic Growth Fifty Years Later
Resources
Course Notes Feng Dai Jingxu Liu Hui Liu Balance Conditions and Control Strategies for Economic Growth: Economic Advance-Retreat Course Analysis<br>Daron Acemoglu (2009) Introduction to Modern Economic Growth<br>Moshe Syrquin(2005) Kuznets and Modern Economic Growth Fifty Years Later
Course Resources Doni Rodrik 2004 New Growth Strategies
SCOTT L. BAIER, GERALD P. DWYER JR., AND ROBERT TAMURA( 2003) Modern Economic Growth and Recent Stagnation
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 they constitute an idea in economic subjects analitically and advocacy this idea coherent and critique the ideas constituted by others X
2 They have perfect knowledge They have perfect knowledge about general microeconomic theory through numeric and graphical methods X
3 They have perfect knowledge about general macroeconomic theory through numeric and graphical methods X
4 They know econometricThey have perfect knowledge about international trade theory through numeric X
5 They know econometric theories and have ability to solve economic problems by using these theories X
6 They make academic studies when needed to economic perspective X
7 They are specialists at some of theese areas:public economics, industrial economics,money and banking economics, environment and natural sources economics, labour economics, knowledge and property economics, international trade and finance economics, economic growth and development X
8 they have ability of translation at language orally and written X
9 they use basic computer programs helping to make economic analysis X
10 they have proffecional, social and scientific etic value X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Proje / Tasarım 30
1. Kısa Sınav 20
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 5 80
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 148
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.92
dersAKTSKredisi 6