ECON 333 / GAME THEORY AND STRATEGY
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUESTimes: 16:00-18:45

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 340 / PUBLIC FINANCE
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 17:30-18:45

Principles of taxation and the role of government: excess burden and optimal taxation; voting and its relevance for public finance; redistribution of income and wealth; inflation and public finance. Welfare economics. Analysis of public sector decision making and privatization. Project evaluation and cost-benefit analysis.

ECON 345 / HEALTH ECONOMICS
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 08:30-09:45

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 370 / ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

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.

ECON 430 / EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: THURSTimes: 11:30-14:15

The use of laboratory and field experiments as a data collection method for understanding economic decisions and testing economic theories; how to design a good and valid economics experiment, the methodology of experimental design. The topics that will be studied theoretically and experimentally in the course include decision-making under risk and uncertainty, decision-making over time and related psychological phenomena/biases, market experiments, bargaining experiments, social preferences, fairness and altruism, incentive schemes and motivation, gender and economic decisions.

ECON 450 / SELECTED TOPICS IN ECONOMICS
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: THURSTimes: 10:00-12:45

Topics will be announced when offered.

ECON 481 / TURKISH ECONOMY
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 14:30-15:45

Introduction to Turkish economy and Turkish economic institutions: Recent history of the economy; Inward vs outward strategies, political institutions and long-term growth performance; Short-run economic fluctuations, inflation and unemployment; Monetary, fiscal and ex change rate policies; Trade and international competitiveness of the industry; Capital flows, foreign direct investment and privatization; Impact of the local and global financial crises on the economy.

ECON 499 / ECONOMICS CAPSTONE
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 08:30-09:45

Integration of the knowledge from different areas of the economics curriculum: microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics by applying concepts and frameworks to real life cases to formulate and implement creative and effective solutions to economic challenges; teamwork and presentations.

ECON 499 / ECONOMICS CAPSTONE
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00-11:15

Integration of the knowledge from different areas of the economics curriculum: microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics by applying concepts and frameworks to real life cases to formulate and implement creative and effective solutions to economic challenges; teamwork and presentations.

ECON 504 / MICROECONOMICS II
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MONTimes: 10:00-12:45

Choice under uncertainty; game theory; mechanism design; principal-agent models.

ECON 507 / MACROECONOMICS I
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES*Times: 11:30-12:45

Long-term economic growth; overlapping generations models; consumption, saving, and investment; real interest rates and asset prices; money and inflation.

ECON 508 / MACROECONOMICS II
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUESTimes: 08:30-11:15

Classical and Keynesian theories of cyclical fluctuations; real business cycle theory; determination of employment and real wages; credit markets and financial stability; stabilization policy.

ECON 512 / ECONOMETRICS II
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MONTimes: 14:00-16:45

Departures from the standard assumptions: specification tests; a first look at time series; generalised regression; nonlinear regression; simultaneous equations, identification, instrumental variables. Extensions and applications: ML, GMM, VAR, GARCH, panel data.

ECON 530 / EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: THURSTimes: 11:30-14:15

The use of laboratory and field experiments as a data collection method for understanding economic decisions and testing economic theories; how to design a good and valid economics experiment, the methodology of experimental design. The topics that will be studied theoretically and experimentally in the course include decision-making under risk and uncertainty, decision-making over time and related psychological phenomena/biases, market experiments, bargaining experiments, social preferences, fairness and altruism, incentive schemes and motivation, gender and economic decisions.

ECON 590 / SEMINAR IN ECONOMICS
Term: Spring 2019Units 0

Participation in weekly seminar is required.

EFIN 301 / CORPORATE FINANCE
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00-11:15

Analysis of special corporate finance topics including dividend policy, capital structure, leasing, option valuation, risk management, mergers, and acquisitions.

EFIN 301 / CORPORATE FINANCE
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30-12:45

Analysis of special corporate finance topics including dividend policy, capital structure, leasing, option valuation, risk management, mergers, and acquisitions.

EFIN 304 / INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 14:30-15:45

Introduction to the process of investing in financial securities; overview of the investment decision-making process; analysis of securities markets and trading practices; asset pricing under the capital asset pricing and the arbitrage pricing models; principles of modern portfolio theory; performance measurement techniques; asset allocation strategies; introduction to fixed income and derivative securites, risk management strategies.

EFIN 403 / FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 17:30-18:45

Structure of financial markets and financial intermediaries; interest rates and security valuation; central banking system and monetary policy; securities markets including money, capital, foreign exchange, and derivatives markets; commercial banking and other depository institutions; institutional investors, including investment banks, insurance companies, mutual funds, and pension funds; introduction to financial risk management.

ELEC 100 / INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

A Brief History of Electrical and Electronics (EE) Engineering, overview of EE curriculum and tracks, overlaps of tyracks and current applications, description of signals and frequencies, presentation of some subjects by experts such as Signal Processing, Electronics, Communications, Electromagnetism, Optics and their natural extensions Micro-Electro-Mechanical systems, Networks, Vision and Video Processing, Lasers and Photonic systems,Biomedical, MATLAB Programming Language.

ELEC 201 / SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS
Term: Spring 2019Units 4Days: MON WEDTimes: 08:30-09:45

Introduction to discrete and continuous time signals and systems. Time-domain signal representations, impulse response of linear time-invariant (LTI) systems, and convolution. Frequency domain signal representations, frequency response of LTI systems, and Fourier analysis. Filtering of continuous and discrete time signals. Sampling and discrete time processing of analog signals. Laplace-transform domain analysis of continuous-time LTI systems. Exercises using MATLAB.

ELEC 202 / CIRCUITS
Term: Spring 2019Units 4Days: TUES THURSTimes: 10:00-11:15

DC Circuits, Basic Concepts, Basic Laws, Methods of Analysis, Circuit Theorems, Operational Amplifiers, Capacitors and Inductors, First-Order Circuits. AC Circuits: Sinusoids and Phasors, Sinusoidal Steady-State Analysis, AC Power Analysis, , Magnetically Coupled Circuits, Applications of the Laplace Transform, Frequency Response, Bode plots

ELEC 204 / DIGITAL DESIGN
Term: Spring 2019Units 4Days: MON WEDTimes: 14:30-15:45

Computer technology, digital hardware, boolean algebra, logic functions and gates, canonical forms, simplification of boolean functions, Karnaugh maps, number systems, conversions, complement arithmetic, adders, multiplexers, tri-state outputs, decoders, encoders, sequential logic, flip-flops, sequential circuit analysis, sequential circuit design, registers and counters, memory and programmable logic, central processing unit. A design project.

ELEC 206 / ELECTROMAGNETISM
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 08:30-09:45

Review of vector calculus; electrostatics, Gauss' law, Poisson's equation, dielectric materials, electrostatic energy, boundary-value problems; magnetostatics, law of Biot and Savart, Ampere's law, magnetic forces and materials, magnetic energy; electromagnetic induction; Faraday's law; Maxwell's equations, Poynting's theorem.