Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Turkish Economy IKT 358 6 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. AHMET GÜLMEZ
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Yrd.Doç.Dr.Mehmet Zeki AK, Doç.Dr.Ekrem GÜL
Course Category
Course Objective Basic purpose of this lecture is, without pulling away from the historical context , considering the political/ideological changes evaluating the Economy of Turkey, term by term.
Course Content The esence of this lecture is the historical evaluation based on, how the capital accumulated in Turkey an how it is used . The other factors beside the Turkish Economy – such as the political situation in Turkey and the transformations in the dominant liberal capitalist paradigma- are also tried to be considered.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 construct an opinion that the efforts, which analyse the economic field in dependently of especially political and social fields, entertain a risk for deceptive results. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 internalize the idea that the economic reviews made over well-worn political/ideologic positions and oriented to a particular goal are deceptive. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 grasp the existence of a direct relationship between the breaks of the economic policies of Turkey and the paradigm changes in the liberal capitalist world. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 tend to develop a perspective which implies that denominational preferences are influential, even if not very clear, while determining the economic policies in Turkey in just the same way as the liberal capitalist world. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 be aware of the inconvenience of using valor and unrealistic expressions while analysing the international economic relationships of Turkey such as with the European Union and IMF. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 put reasonable interpretations on both historical and current problems of Turkey. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The view of the economical structure in the last period of the Otoman Empire (from 1830’s to 1923).
3 Why “statism”? From the first years of 1930’s the background of the “state controlled” economy policies, and the rehearsal of “import substution” : the first and second five year plans of industrialization.
4 The resources of the capital accumulation and the view of the economical sectors in the Statism/State Control period (1932-1945).
5 The political and economical general view in the 1950’s when the social transformation is accelerated, liberal policies again, the tendency of Turkey lead by the dominanat paradigma in that period.
6 The resources of capital accumulation and the general view in the sectors After the War Period (1946-1962)
7 First Devaluation and results, causes of the crisis which showed signs from the middle of the 1950’s and the effords for stabilization: the conclussion of 1958
8 In the first years of 1960’s the debates on economic regime, and back to state control policies. The background of “Planned Economy”, and the common characteristics of Development Plans
9 Midterm exam
10 The perspective of the 15 years and the first four plans.
11 The accumulation of the capital and the view of the sectors in the “Planned Term/Period”
13 1989 Transformation (financial Liberation): The capital accumulation model depends on the entrence of “Hot Money” and the financial crisis.
14 The general evaluation of the post 2001 crisis
Course Notes 1)Kepenek, Yakup ve Nurhan Yentürk (2004), Türkiye Ekonomisi, İstanbul: Remzi (15. Baskı)<br>2)Pamuk, Şevket (2007), Dünyada ve Türkiye&#8217;de İktisadi Büyüme: 1820-2005, Ankara: TUBA Yayını.<br>3)Keyder, Çağlar (1995), Türkiye&#8217;de Devlet ve Sınıflar, İstanbul: İletişim (4. Baskı)<br>4)Boratav, Korkut (1998), Türkiye İktisat Tarihi: 1908-1985, İstanbul: Gerçek (6. Baskı)<br>5)Çavdar, Tevfik (2003), Türkiye Ekonomisinin Tarihi: 1900-1960, Ankara: İmge<br>6)Tezel, Y. S. (2000), Cumhuriyet Döneminin İktisadi Tarihi, İstanbul: Tarih Vakfı Yurt Yayınları <br>7)Kazgan, Gülten (2005), Türkiye Ekonomisinde Krizler: &#8216;Ekonomi Politik&#8217; Açıdan Bir İrdeleme, İstanbul: Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları<br>8)Yeldan, Erinç (2001), Küreselleşme Sürecinde Türkiye Ekonomisi: Bölüşüm, Birikim ve Büyüme, İstanbul: İletişim<br>9)Sönmez, Mustafa (1985), Türkiye Ekonomisinde Bunalım: 24 Ocak Kararları ve Sonrası, İstanbul: Belge (3. Baskı<br>10)Aydın, M. Kemal (2007), &#8220;Türkiye Ekonomisinin Dönüşümü: &#8216;İthal İkamecilik&#8217;ten &#8216;Dışa Açık&#8217; Birikim Modeline Savruluş&#8221; [(eds) D. Dursun vd. (2007), Dönüşüm Sürecindeki Türkiye, İstanbul: Alfa] içinde: <br>11)Stiglitz, J. E. (2002), Küreselleşme: Büyük Hayal Kırıklığı (Çeviri: A. Taşçıoğlu ve D. Vural), İstanbul: Plan B Yayıncılık.<br>12)Aydın, M. Kemal (2005), &#8220;Türkiye Ekonomisi: Krizlerin Sorumlusu Kim&#8221;, Toplum ve Bilim (102).<br>13)DPT ve TÜİK veri tabanları.
Course Resources Yentürk, Nurhan (2003), Körlerin Yürüyüşü: Türkiye Ekonomisi ve 1990 Sonrası Krizler, İstanbul: Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları.
Aydın, M. Kemal (2003), Sermayenin Küreselleşmesi, İstanbul: Değişim.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To research the functions, basic concepts and features of the international system; to learn the basic knowledge about the sub-topics of the international relations discipline.
2 Analyzing the developments in the political history of the world within the context of the cause-effect relations.
3 To improve the foreign language skills. X
4 To analyze the Turkey´s foreign policy comprehensively in the cause-effect relations.
5 To analyze the theoretical approaches to the foreign policy analysis and the functions of the decision-making process.
6 To learn theoretical and methodological thinking and to observe the events from this framework
7 To analyze the social developments and conditions comparatively
8 To learn the basic principles and the issues of international law
9 To examine the theories of International Relations and to learn looking at international developments within the theoretical framework
10 To analyze the Turkey´s political life historically and chronologically
11 To learn the functions and the basic principles of domestic law
12 To analyze the establishment, structure and functions of international and regional organizations and their impact on the World politics
13 To analyze the reasons and solution models of the intra-state conflicts through examples X
14 To research the issues of international security and the theoretical approaches relating to this field
15 To examine the events, occurring in the international system, within the theoretical perspective comparatively
16 To improve the analytical thinking skills about the international events
17 To learn the basic concepts and theories of Economics, Sociology, Political Science and other disciplines
18 To research the ideas of philosophers/thinkers who built the philosophical foundations of political science and to examine the contribution of these philosophical ideas to the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations
19 To gain basic computer skills
20 To gain the ability of planning, performing and composing of the scientific study individually
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5