Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Monetary Economics UTC 328 6 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Arş.Gör.Dr. HALİL ŞİMDİ
Course Lecturers Arş.Gör.Dr. HALİL ŞİMDİ,
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

The purpose of this course analyzes features of economic structures, monetary policies, exchange rate, fiscal policies and economic crises for Turkey and the world.

Course Content

Money demand and supply, monetary and fiscal policies, transmission channels of monetary policy, exchange rate effect on economy, crises impact on economy.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Understand the historical development of monetary institutions. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Homework,
2 Comprehend the determinants of money supply and demand. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Analyze the impacts of money distribution channels. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
4 Discuss the role of different monetary policies over economy. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
5 Comprehend the impact of monetary policy under ambiguous conditions. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction - History and Functions of Money
2 Money Demand Theory
3 Financial Markets and Interest Rate Theories
4 Exchange Rate in Open Economy
5 Inflation: Causes, Gains, Costs
6 Free Market and Banking
7 Digital Money I
8 Digital Money II
9 Midterm
10 Financial Crisis Theories
11 Currency Crises in the World
12 2008 Global Financial Crisis
13 Turkey and Economic Crises I
14 Turkey and Economic Crises II
Course Notes
Course Resources
  • Gülsün Gürkan Yay (2015). Para ve Finans: Teori – Politika.
  • Fatih Özatay (2013). Parasal İktisat - Kuram ve Politika.
  • Michael Melvin ve Stefan C. Norrbin (2016). Uluslararası Para ve Finans.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 20
2. Ödev 20
1. Ara Sınav 50
3. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Final 40
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Quiz 2 8 16
Assignment 1 6 6
Final examination 1 25 25
Total Workload 131
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.24
dersAKTSKredisi 5