Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Turkish Economy IKT 306 6 4 + 0 4 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ÜNSAL OZAN KAHRAMAN
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ÜNSAL OZAN KAHRAMAN,
Course Assistants Research assistants
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 essence 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 paradigm- 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, Homework, Testing,
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 Ottoman Empire (from 1830’s to 1923).
2 The adopted economic mentality in the establishment years (1923-1930), is discussed with the perspective of Izmir Economic Congress and the economical decisions framed in the Lausanne Peace Conference; is this a search for a “liberal” economy?
3 Why “statism”? From the first years of 1930’s the background of the “state controlled” economy policies, and the rehearsal of “import substitution”: 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 dominant paradigms 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 efforts for stabilization: the conclusion 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”
12 1980 Transformation (Liberalization of Trade) How is the decisions of 24 January 1980 which are the expressions of a radical transformation in the economy policies reflected in the markets of goods and factors? The transition from “Import Substitution” t
13 1989 Transformation (financial Liberation): The capital accumulation model depends on the entrance of “Hot Money” and the financial crisis.
14 The general evaluation of the post 2001 crisis
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The students are gained the ability to look at the problems of daily life from a broader perspective. They gain the needed skills not only to understand the economic problems but also to construct a model and defend in meaningful way. X
2 They have knowledge about the microeconomic theory. X
3 They have knowledge about the macroeconomic theory. X
4 They have knowledge about the international economic theory. X
5 They have ability to use mathematical and statistical methods. X
6 They have ability to utilize fundamental econometric theories to provide economic problems. X
7 They are intended to be expert in one of non departmental fields that they choose from the list of marketing, management, human resources management, corporate finance, public administration, and tourism management. X
8 They are intended to be expert in one of departmental fields that they choose from the list of public finance, agricultural, environmental, natural resources, labor economics, economics of industrial organization, economics of property rights, international finance, money and banking, economic growth and development. X
9 They have necessary knowledge of law and related skills that needed in both public and private sector. X
10 They have necessary accountancy skills that needed in both public and private sector. X
11 They have written and oral communication skills in a foreign language as well as in their native language. X
12 They know how to use computer programs in both daily office usage and statistical data evaluations. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Kısa Sınav 5
2. Kısa Sınav 5
1. Ara Sınav 85
1. Ödev 5
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 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 5 80
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 20 40
Assignment 1 10 10
Total Workload 204
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 8.16
dersAKTSKredisi 5