DTES 630 / RESEARCH PRACTICUM
Term: Fall 2019Units 3Times: 0:00:00-0:00:00

Students are familiarized with problems that are frequently encountered during different phases of empirical research. Subsequently, students are guided through problem solving in an ongoing research project. Students gain experience in documentation, resolution, and the implementation of the solutions of problems in empirical research.

DTES 690 / PhD SEMINAR COURSE
Term: Fall 2019Units 0Times: 0:00:00-0:00:00

Seminars where faculty, outside speakers and Ph.D. students present their academic research.

EBME 510 / EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE
Term: Fall 2019Units 1Times: 0:00:00-0:00:00

This two day course describes fundamental principles of evidence based medicine in an interactive manner. Critical appraisal of research articles is carried out.

ECIR 313 / INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL POLITICAL ECONOMY
Term: Fall 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 13:00:00-14:15:00Ön Koşullar: INTL. 203 or consent of the instructor

Main approaches to various institutions and actors that make up the field of international political economy. Question of who gets what at a global level from a multi-actored, multi-level and mul-disciplinary perspective. Interactions between states, markets, firms, NGOs, and not-for-profit organizations at the local, national, regional, and supranational levels. Global trade, production, finance, and knowledge structures and relations in the context of international organizations, transnational corporations, global financial structures, regional integrations, North-South relations, discourses and practices of development, and problems of global poverty.

ECIR 410 / POLITICAL ECONOMY OF TÜRKİYE
Term: Fall 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 10:00:00-11:15:00Ön Koşullar: ECON. 202 or consent of the instructor

Introduction to the role of the state and other political actors in Turkish economic development from a comparative and global political economy perspective; key policy phases and institutional transformations; the role of multilateral institutions ; the politics of economic crises and reforms; regional integration and external economic relations of the Turkish economy; the political economy of trade and capital flows; poverty, inequality, labor market dynamics and social policy: gender and environmental dimensions of Turkish development.

ECON 100 / PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS
Term: Fall 2019Units 3Days: FRITimes: 8:30:00-11:15:00

Economic reasoning; basic concepts and processes in microeconomics and macroeconomics; identification and discussion of current economic issues covered in popular economics publications.

ECON 100 / PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS
Term: Fall 2019Units 3Days: FRITimes: 13:00:00-15:45:00

Economic reasoning; basic concepts and processes in microeconomics and macroeconomics; identification and discussion of current economic issues covered in popular economics publications.

ECON 101 / INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS
Term: Fall 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 10:00:00-11:15:00

Human behavior and rationality; introduction to the principles of individual decision making in the presence of resource constraints; functioning of the market economy: demand, supply, and equilibrium; price mechanism and the allocation of resources; economic efficiency, types of market competition, and government intervention.

ECON 101 / INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS
Term: Fall 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30:00-12:45:00

Human behavior and rationality; introduction to the principles of individual decision making in the presence of resource constraints; functioning of the market economy: demand, supply, and equilibrium; price mechanism and the allocation of resources; economic efficiency, types of market competition, and government intervention.

ECON 101 / INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS
Term: Fall 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 8:30:00-9:45:00

Human behavior and rationality; introduction to the principles of individual decision making in the presence of resource constraints; functioning of the market economy: demand, supply, and equilibrium; price mechanism and the allocation of resources; economic efficiency, types of market competition, and government intervention.

ECON 102 / INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS
Term: Fall 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 14:30:00-15:45:00Ön Koşullar: ECON 101 or ECON 100

An introduction to the analysis of the economy as a whole; overview of macroeconomic issues, such as the determination of output, unemployment, inflation, and interest rates; basic models of macroeconomics and illustration of basic principles with examples from Türkiye and other countries; economic fluctuations and stabilization policies; long-run economic growth; money and monetary policy; government spending, taxes, and fiscal policy.

ECON 102 / INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS
Term: Fall 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 13:00:00-14:15:00Ön Koşullar: ECON 101 or ECON 100

An introduction to the analysis of the economy as a whole; overview of macroeconomic issues, such as the determination of output, unemployment, inflation, and interest rates; basic models of macroeconomics and illustration of basic principles with examples from Türkiye and other countries; economic fluctuations and stabilization policies; long-run economic growth; money and monetary policy; government spending, taxes, and fiscal policy.

ECON 201 / MICROECONOMICS
Term: Fall 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30:00-15:45:00Ön Koşullar: ECON. 101 or ECON. 100

Conceptual foundations and modeling tools towards an understanding of economic decisions and interactions; theory of the consumer: preferences and utility maximization, with application to different choice contexts; theory of the firm: profit maximization, cost minimization; market equilibrium with perfect competition, monopoly, and oligopoly; markets for factor of production; introduction to general equilibrium and welfare; public goods and externalities; basic concepts of game theory and strategic interaction; information and market failure.

ECON 201 / MICROECONOMICS
Term: Fall 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 13:00:00-14:15:00Ön Koşullar: ECON. 101 or ECON. 100

Conceptual foundations and modeling tools towards an understanding of economic decisions and interactions; theory of the consumer: preferences and utility maximization, with application to different choice contexts; theory of the firm: profit maximization, cost minimization; market equilibrium with perfect competition, monopoly, and oligopoly; markets for factor of production; introduction to general equilibrium and welfare; public goods and externalities; basic concepts of game theory and strategic interaction; information and market failure.

ECON 202 / MACROECONOMICS
Term: Fall 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 16:00:00-17:15:00Ön Koşullar: ECON. 102

Real and financial sides of the aggregate economy; determinants of long-term economic growth and the Solow growth model; the business cycle and the behavior of aggregate consumption, savings, investment , and unemployment; aggregate price dynamics and inflation; monetary and fiscal policies in the context of IS-LM framework; open economy: real exchange rate and balance of payments. Impact of financial crises and macroeconomic policy response.

ECON 311 / INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMETRICS
Term: Fall 2019Units 4Days: TUES THURSTimes: 13:00:00-14:15:00Ön Koşullar: ECON. 201 and MATH. 201 or Engr 200 or Engr 201 or Math 211

Methods used for empirical examination of economic phenomena. Linear regression: least squares, goodness of fit, prediction; classical regression model; properties of estimators; links between models and economic theory; functional form; interpretation of regression results. Inference; confidence intervals and hypothesis testing; introduction to econometric packages and applications using data from economics and business; implications of relaxing the assumptions of the classical regression model.

ECON 311 / INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMETRICS
Term: Fall 2019Units 4Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30:00-15:45:00Ön Koşullar: ECON. 201 and MATH. 201 or Engr 200 or Engr 201 or Math 211

Methods used for empirical examination of economic phenomena. Linear regression: least squares, goodness of fit, prediction; classical regression model; properties of estimators; links between models and economic theory; functional form; interpretation of regression results. Inference; confidence intervals and hypothesis testing; introduction to econometric packages and applications using data from economics and business; implications of relaxing the assumptions of the classical regression model.

ECON 321 / INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Term: Fall 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00:00-11:15:00Ön Koşullar: ECON. 201

Theory of international trade: Ricardian model of comparative advantage, Hecksher-Ohlin model, specific factors model, trade and market structure. Domestic politics of trade; tariffs, quotas and other non-tariff barriers. International politics of trade, history of world trade talks and the WTO. International movement of factors: Immigration and foreign investment; technology transfer and the role of multinational companies.

ECON 321 / INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Term: Fall 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 13:00:00-14:15:00Ön Koşullar: ECON. 201

Theory of international trade: Ricardian model of comparative advantage, Hecksher-Ohlin model, specific factors model, trade and market structure. Domestic politics of trade; tariffs, quotas and other non-tariff barriers. International politics of trade, history of world trade talks and the WTO. International movement of factors: Immigration and foreign investment; technology transfer and the role of multinational companies.

ECON 333 / GAME THEORY AND STRATEGY
Term: Fall 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30:00-12:45:00Ön Koşullar: ECON. 100 or ECON 101 or Econ 110 or ECON. 201

Analysis of strategic interactions that commonly arise in economic, business, political, and judicial arenas. A systematic introduction to game theory and some of its applications, such as market competition, technological races, auctions, party competition for votes, and bargaining.

ECON 345 / HEALTH ECONOMICS
Term: Fall 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 16:00:00-17:15:00Ön Koşullar: ECON 201 or Consent of Instructor

Economic decisions and processes that drive the demand for and the production of health and health care. Basic economic concepts and evaluation techniques of health economics. Why health services are different from other goods and services. Aspects of the health care markets in different countries. Need for health care reform. Evaluation of health policy. Importance of health for development. Markets for health insurance.

ECON 360 / MONEY AND BANKING
Term: Fall 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 16:00:00-17:15:00Ön Koşullar: ECON. 202

Theoretical and empirical examination of commercial bank operations with specific reference to the Turkish Banking industry. Money supply and demand; the role of commercial banks in the economy and their regulation by monetary authorities; stability of the financial system; bank contracts and their pricing and management with respect to interest rates; inflation and credit risk; securitization of bank assets; factors behind the rapidly growing non-bank sources of corporate funds; the future of banking.

ECON 360 / MONEY AND BANKING
Term: Fall 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 11:30:00-12:45:00Ön Koşullar: ECON. 202

Theoretical and empirical examination of commercial bank operations with specific reference to the Turkish Banking industry. Money supply and demand; the role of commercial banks in the economy and their regulation by monetary authorities; stability of the financial system; bank contracts and their pricing and management with respect to interest rates; inflation and credit risk; securitization of bank assets; factors behind the rapidly growing non-bank sources of corporate funds; the future of banking.

ECON 370 / ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Term: Fall 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30:00-15:45:00Ön Koşullar: ECON. 202

Common characteristics of developing countries; the role of institutional infrastructure in economic development; alternative theories of development. Economics of growth: capital, labor, human capital and technology. Income distribution and poverty; population growth; urbanization; migration; education; the environment; agricultural progress in the process of economic development.