Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Macroeconomics IKT 208 4 3 + 0 3 5
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. NURULLAH ALTINTAŞ
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. NURULLAH ALTINTAŞ,
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Course Category
Course Objective The aim of this course is to discuss the position of macro economic theories and policies and to analyse macroeconomic phenomena and events by the help of actual economic issues.
Course Content In this course, macroeconomic issues and implementations are examined at the national and international level and analyzed via observing numerical variables. Furthermore, examined issues related to the actual macroeconomic events are evaluated and ways to increase macroeconomic performance are put forward with the solution proposals.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Putting forward the history of the macro economy, its fields of research, assumptions and relationship with the basic economic variables Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
2 Measuring the volume of economic activity and commenting economic indicators Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
3 Measuring economic relatinship with other countries and the effects of economic decision units Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
4 Discussing within the framework of classical economic theory market assesment and their short-and long-term effects Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
5 Discussing Within the framework of Keynesian economic theory market assesment and the effects of macro-economic balances Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
6 Modelling commodity and service market with IS curve, analyzing Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
7 Modelling money markets with LM curve and analyzing Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
8 Discussing within IS-LM Model strong and weak effects of monetary and fiscal policies
9 Analyzing IS and LM model, analysing and discussing fixed and flexible exchange rate practices
10 Analyzing AD-AS Model and evaluating and the economic consequences
11 Questioning Business Cycle theories and interrepting alternative policies
12 İnterrepting The AS-AD models under different assumptions
13 Evaluating and analyzing macroeconomic problems and alternative strategies
14 Putting forward budget and finance issues and policies of the alternative comments with its alternatives
15 Analyzing economic development model
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The history of macroeconomics, the basic assumptions of the research areas and the relationships between macroeconomic variables and economic policy.
2 Measuring the volume of economic activity, GDP and related concepts. The growth rate of the economy, the price indices, inflation rate and interest rate.
3 Measurement of economic relations with other countries, balance of payments, exchange rate and its measurement. Economic decisions and activities of the units, the transfer flow model, the relationship between stocks and flows
4 Assumptions of classical economics, the labor market equilibrium, the goods market and money market. Some results of the classical model, capital accumulation, population growth and unemployment. Classic model of aggregate supply and demand curves and th
5 Keynesian model assumptions, the total expenditure, the Keynesian model, aggregate supply curve equilibrium level of income and multiplying mechanism, open-economy equilibrium level of income.
6 Keynesian model assumptions, the total expenditure, the Keynesian model, aggregate supply curve equilibrium level of income and multiplying mechanism, open-economy equilibrium level of income.
7 midterm exam
8 IS-LM-BP Modeli, Mal Ticareti ve Sermaye Hareketleri, Sabit ve Esnek Kur Uygulanması Durumunda Talep Yönlü Politikalar.
9 AD-AS Model analysis, Çoğaltan Mekanizmasının Etkinliği in AD-AS model
10 Cycle Theories: Unemployment, Inflation and Indexation processes
11 Total Demand and the Pigou Effect and Short-Run Supply Models,Incomplete Information: Models
12 Money, Inflation and Interest Rates, Alternative Strategies in reducing inflation,and Political Aspects of Inflation and Unemployment
13 Budget Deficits and Financing,External Deficits and Current Balance of Stock
14 Economic Growth and Economic Growth in the Neoclassical Growth Model and the Cobb-Douglas Model
Resources
Course Notes Yıldırım, Kemal ve Diğ., (2012), Makro İktisat, Seçkin, Ankara.
Course Resources -Dornbush, Rudiger,. ve Fıscher, Stanley, Makro Ekonomi, Akademi,Ankara.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
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Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
3. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ara Sınav 70
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Total Workload 0
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 0
dersAKTSKredisi 5