Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Public Economics IKT 514 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. EKREM GÜL
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Course Objective Purpose of this lecture is to make the student gaining the ability of evaluating the quality of the state activities in economy and their effects over individuals, society and economy.
To analyze the relationship of the state between individuals and society in legally, politically, economically. Initially in the context of neoclassical economy, the connection of the public sector with market, the quality of public goods, public expenditures, public incomes/taxes and their effects over individual and society are studied in this lecture. Thereafter the politic/intuitional quality of taking decisions by the public sector is emphasized, public choices and social choice theories are touched on. Also the efficiency of the fiscal theory is discussed.
Course Content
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To define the basic concepts and principles, which are required for Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 To explain the theories of basic public economics. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 To explain the forms of social welfare function. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 To analyse the relationships between market mechanism and externalities. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 To analyse the effects of taxes over savings, investment and labour market. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 To evaluate the effects of government?s role in the economy. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Consumer utility function and maximization problem in welfare economy, perfect competition and pareto optimum Jha, Raghbendra, (1998), ?Modern Public Economics?, London and New Yourk, - M. Quigley, John and Eugene Smolensky, (1994), ?Modern Public Finance?, Harvard University Pres, England.
2 Forms of social welfare function Jha, Raghbendra, (1998), ?Modern Public Economics?, London and New Yourk, - M. Quigley, John and Eugene Smolensky, (1994), ?Modern Public Finance?, Harvard University Pres, England.
3 External effects and market mechanism Jha, Raghbendra, (1998), ?Modern Public Economics?, London and New Yourk, - M. Quigley, John and Eugene Smolensky, (1994), ?Modern Public Finance?, Harvard University Pres, England.
4 Public good theory Jha, Raghbendra, (1998), ?Modern Public Economics?, London and New Yourk, - M. Quigley, John and Eugene Smolensky, (1994), ?Modern Public Finance?, Harvard University Pres, England.
5 The effects of taxes over savings, taxation and labour supply Jha, Raghbendra, (1998), ?Modern Public Economics?, London and New Yourk, - M. Quigley, John and Eugene Smolensky, (1994), ?Modern Public Finance?, Harvard University Pres, England.
6 The effects of taxes over investment Jha, Raghbendra, (1998), ?Modern Public Economics?, London and New Yourk, - M. Quigley, John and Eugene Smolensky, (1994), ?Modern Public Finance?, Harvard University Pres, England.
7 Exam week
8 Reflection of taxes, tax reflection in dynamic models Jha, Raghbendra, (1998), ?Modern Public Economics?, London and New Yourk, - M. Quigley, John and Eugene Smolensky, (1994), ?Modern Public Finance?, Harvard University Pres, England.
9 Directions of income taxes Jha, Raghbendra, (1998), ?Modern Public Economics?, London and New Yourk, - M. Quigley, John and Eugene Smolensky, (1994), ?Modern Public Finance?, Harvard University Pres, England.
10 Taxation in internal growth models, tax reform Jha, Raghbendra, (1998), ?Modern Public Economics?, London and New Yourk, - M. Quigley, John and Eugene Smolensky, (1994), ?Modern Public Finance?, Harvard University Pres, England.
11 Pricing in public sector Jha, Raghbendra, (1998), ?Modern Public Economics?, London and New Yourk, - M. Quigley, John and Eugene Smolensky, (1994), ?Modern Public Finance?, Harvard University Pres, England.
12 International dimensions of taxation Jha, Raghbendra, (1998), ?Modern Public Economics?, London and New Yourk, - M. Quigley, John and Eugene Smolensky, (1994), ?Modern Public Finance?, Harvard University Pres, England.
13 Utility-cost analyze Jha, Raghbendra, (1998), ?Modern Public Economics?, London and New Yourk, - M. Quigley, John and Eugene Smolensky, (1994), ?Modern Public Finance?, Harvard University Pres, England.
14 Optimal taxation Jha, Raghbendra, (1998), ?Modern Public Economics?, London and New Yourk, - M. Quigley, John and Eugene Smolensky, (1994), ?Modern Public Finance?, Harvard University Pres, England.
Resources
Course Notes Jha, Raghbendra, (1998), ?Modern Public Economics?, London and New Yourk, - M. Quigley, John and Eugene Smolensky, (1994), ?Modern Public Finance?, Harvard University Pres, England.
Course Resources Jha, Raghbendra, (1998), ?Modern Public Economics?, London and New Yourk, - M. Quigley, John and Eugene Smolensky, (1994), ?Modern Public Finance?, Harvard University Pres, England.
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. 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 4 64
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Quiz 1 2 2
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 15 15
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 10 10
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 290
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 11.6
dersAKTSKredisi 6