COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Introduction to Economics II ECOZ   102 2 3 3 6

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 Prof.Dr. Hüseyin Mahir FİSUNOĞLU
Instructors
Öğr. Gör.MURAT PÜTÜN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Introduction to Economics II deals with macroeconomics. Subjects such as national income accounting and its determination, aggregate demand and aggregate supply, equilibrium income, fiscal policy, monetary policy, money and banking, the price level, inflation, umemployment, growth and economic fluctuations will be seen.
Content
National income and its determination; changes in national income, elements of public finance, money and banking, international trade, macroeconomic policy, economic growth and development. Illustrations from the Turkish economy will be given.

Learning Outcomes
1) Understand basic economic relations, think critically and apply economic reasoning in daily life decison-making process and public decisions.
2) Understand GDP, its components (C, I, G, X,M), the relationship among them.
3) Understand growth, price indexes, inflation, unemployment, business cycles and interaction among them.
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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Has the conceptual and theoretical competence to explain the phenomena in the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations.
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Identifies the international and national issues by methodologies used in the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations; chooses the appropriate analysis techniques across the issues and applies the appropriate empirical studies.
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Becomes skilful at following and interpreting different social areas in international and national levels and also applies the problem-solving oriented practices.
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Collects, reviews and analyzes the data obtained which necessary for modelling applications in the Social Science.
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Individually and/or in a team, takes responsibility, leadership, and works effectively.
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In recognition of the need for lifelong learning, follows the latest developments in the field and improves himself/herself.
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Uses Turkish, and at least one more foreign language, in accordance with the requirements of academic and work life.
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Understands and interprets the feelings, thoughts and behaviors of related persons correctly; and expresses himself/herself in written and oral forms accurately.
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Improves his/herself constantly by defining educational requirements considering interests and talents in scientific, cultural, art and social fields besides career development.
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Questions traditional approaches, practices and methods; and develops and applies new study methods if necessary.
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Recognizes and implements social, scientific and professional ethical values.
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Develops skills of defining and analyzing the international, regional and national oriented issues, producing appropriate conflict-resolution techniques and negotiation skills.
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Develops critical thinking skills.

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction to Macroeconomics Lecture, problem session, and case studies Lecture
Homework
2 National income Lecture, problem session, and case studies Lecture
Homework
3 The main macroeconomic issues Lecture, problem session, and case studies Lecture
Homework
4 The main macroeconomic issues Lecture, problem session, and case studies Lecture
Homework
5 The main macroeconomic issues Lecture, problem session, and case studies Lecture
Homework
6 Determining the level of income and price Lecture, problem session, and case studies Lecture
Homework
7 Determination of the income level by total expenditures Lecture, problem session, and case studies Lecture
Homework
8 Mid-term week prepare to exam Testing
9 Public budget and fiscal policy Lecture, problem session, and case studies Lecture
Homework
10 Money and Banking Lecture, problem session, and case studies Lecture
Homework
11 Monetary Theory and Policy Lecture, problem session, and case studies Lecture
Homework
12 Inflation Lecture, problem session, and case studies Lecture
Homework
13 International Trade Lecture, problem session, and case studies Lecture
Homework
14 Current macroeconomic issues Lecture, problem session, and case studies Lecture
Homework
15 Revision Lecture, problem session, and case studies Lecture
Homework
16-17 Final exam prepare to exam Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources