COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
History of Economics * ECOZ   206 4 2 2 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction English
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Asst.Prof.Dr. Tolga KABAŞ
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiTOLGA KABAŞ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To explain historical development and evolution of economics science.
Content
The founders of economics and important economic thought schools will be explained.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Explain the importance of demand and supply in economy sciece and the well-running conditions of the market economy
X
2
Define the role of pricing within the event advantage of the market economy
X
3
Define the role of the state in economy, money and financial policies, the central bank and the structure of the market
X
4
Perceive the costs and benefits arising from the global economy
X
5
Produce nymerical and policy options when confronted with problems
X
6
Use quantitative and qualitative techniques of model building, decoding and interpretation
7
Use the theory of economics in the analysis of economic events
X
8
Use computer programs, do synthesis and present prepared data efficiently
9
Apply the methods of economic analysis.
X
10
Analyze at conceptual level and aquire abiliy in comparing, interpreting, evaluating and synthesizing in order to develop solutions to problems
X
11
Take responsibility individually and/or in a team, take leadership and work effectively
X
12
Follow innovative developments in the field being aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and improving him-/herself
X
13
Use of different sources about an unfamiliar field within academic principles, synthesize gained data and present effectively
X
14
Use Turkish and at least one foreign language in accordance with the requirements of academic and work life
X
15
Understand and interpret related peoples´ feelings, thoughts and behaviours correctly; express him-/herself accurately in written and oral language
16
Question traditional attitudes, applications and methods, develop and apply new methods when needed.
17
Recognize and apply social, scientific and professional ethical values.
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction to the Course Source Reading
2 It All Started with Adam Source Reading
3 The French Connection: Laissez Faire Anavce Source Reading
4 The Irreverent Malthus Challenges the New Model of Prosperity Source Reading
5 Tricky Ricardo Takes Economics Down a Dangerous Road Source Reading
6 Milling Around: John Stuart Mill and the Socialists Search for Utopia Source Reading
7 Marx Madness Plunges Economics into a New Dark Age Source Reading
8 Out of the Blue Danube: Menger and the Austrians Reverse the Tide Source Reading
9 Midterm exam Review the Topics Discussed in the Lecture Notes and Sources
10 Marshalling the Troops: Scientific Economics Comes of Age Source Reading
11 Go West, Young Man: Americans Solve the Distribution Problem in Economics Source Reading
12 The Conspicuous Veblen Versus the Protesting Weber: Two Critics Debate the Meaning of Capitalism Source Reading
13 The Keynes Mutiny: Capitalism Faces Its Greatest Challenge Source Reading
14 Samuelson and Modern Economics Source Reading
15 Samuelson and Modern Economics Source Reading
16-17 Joseph Schumpeter Source Reading

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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