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CourseCodeSemesterT+P (Hour)CreditECTS
GENDER and ECONOMICSBUS4113616Fall Semester3+035
Course Program
Prerequisites Courses
Recommended Elective Courses
Language of CourseEnglish
Course LevelFirst Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Course TypeElective
Course CoordinatorProf.Dr. Rana ATABAY KUŞÇU
Name of Lecturer(s)Prof.Dr. Rana ATABAY KUŞÇU
Assistant(s)
AimThis course aims to examine the role of gender in the economy along with issues pertaining to inequalities.
Course ContentThis course contains; Introduction: Basic Concepts,Historical Perspectives,The Family as an Economic Unit,Feminist Economics,Gender and the Labor Force: The Basics,Labor Force Participation of Women,Labor Market Outcomes: Gender Differences ,Gender Differences in Educational Attainment,Gender Differences in Earnings,Labor Market Discrimination: Theory,Gender-Plus Discrimination: Race, Religion and Class-Based Segregations,Policies to Fight Discrimination and Gender Inequality,Presentations,Presentations.
Dersin Öğrenme KazanımlarıTeaching MethodsAssessment Methods
1. Will be able to explain the fundamentals of gender economics from a theoretical perspective. 10, 14, 9A
1.1. Attains knowledge on basic concepts in the field.
1.2 Explains historical perspectives regarding gender.
1.3 Evaluates the family as an economic unit.
2. Will be able to explain the gender-related dynamics in labor force.10, 14, 9A
2.1 Analyzes the factors behind women's labor force participation.
2.2 Evaluates gender differences in labor market outcomes.
3. Will be able to understand gender-related inequalities and discrimination.10, 14, 9A
3.1 Analyzes gender-based differences in educational attainment.
3.2 Assesses gender differences in earnings.
3.3 Attains literacy in theories on labor market discrimination.
4. Will be able to make policy suggestions regarding gender issues.10, 9A
4.1 Makes suggestions for improving gender equality in the labor market.
4.2 Formulates policies for reducing gender-based inequalities in the society.
5. Will be able to contribute to increasing awareness for gender equality and women's empowerment, which is Goal 5 within the SDGs.10, 13, 16, 9A
5.2 Examines global good practices in gender equality and women's empowerment.
5.3 Becomes a conscious citizen/professional with an awareness of and endeavor for gender equality in his/her society.
Teaching Methods:10: Discussion Method, 13: Case Study Method, 14: Self Study Method, 16: Question - Answer Technique, 9: Lecture Method
Assessment Methods:A: Traditional Written Exam

Course Outline

OrderSubjectsPreliminary Work
1Introduction: Basic Concepts
2Historical Perspectives
3The Family as an Economic Unit
4Feminist Economics
5Gender and the Labor Force: The Basics
6Labor Force Participation of Women
7Labor Market Outcomes: Gender Differences
8Gender Differences in Educational Attainment
9Gender Differences in Earnings
10Labor Market Discrimination: Theory
11Gender-Plus Discrimination: Race, Religion and Class-Based Segregations
12Policies to Fight Discrimination and Gender Inequality
13Presentations
14Presentations
Resources
Francine D. Blau and Anne E. Winkler, The Economics of Women, Men, and Work, 8th ed. (New York: Oxford, 2018)
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES Saul D. Hoffman and Susan L. Averett, Women and the Economy: Family, Work, and Pay, 3rd ed. (London: Palgrave, 2016) World Bank. 2012. World Development Report 2012 : Gender Equality and Development. World Bank.

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications
NoProgram QualificationContribution Level
12345
1
Defines the theoretical issues in the field of business administration
X
2
Describes the necessary qualitative and quantitative methods in the field of business and management.
X
3
Uses at least one computer program in the field of business and management
4
Sustains proficiency in a foreign language required for business and management.
X
5
Prepares managerial investment projects and work in a team.
X
6
Constantly renews himself / herself by following developments in business and management with an understanding of the importance of lifelong learning through critically evaluating the knowledge and skills that s/he has got.
X
7
Uses theoretical and practical expertise in the field of business administration
X
8
Follows up-to-date technology using a foreign language at least A1 level, holds verbal / written communication.
X
9
Adopts organizational / institutional and social ethical values.
X
10
Within the framework of service responsiveness, adopts social responsibility principles and takes initiative when necessary.
X
11
Uses and analyses basic facts and data in different disciplines (economics, finance, sociology, law, business) in order to conduct interdisciplinary studies.
X
12
Uses and Analyses the fundamental and advanced techniques in the field to enhance business performance, productivity, sustainability,innovation and research, efficiency and effectiveness.
X

Assessment Methods

Contribution LevelAbsolute Evaluation
Rate of Midterm Exam to Success 40
Rate of Final Exam to Success 60
Total 100
ECTS / Workload Table
ActivitiesNumber ofDuration(Hour)Total Workload(Hour)
Course Hours14342
Guided Problem Solving000
Resolution of Homework Problems and Submission as a Report12525
Term Project3515
Presentation of Project / Seminar11010
Quiz000
Midterm Exam12020
General Exam13535
Performance Task, Maintenance Plan000
Total Workload(Hour)147
Dersin AKTS Kredisi = Toplam İş Yükü (Saat)/30*=(147/30)5
ECTS of the course: 30 hours of work is counted as 1 ECTS credit.

Detail Informations of the Course

Course Description

CourseCodeSemesterT+P (Hour)CreditECTS
GENDER and ECONOMICSBUS4113616Fall Semester3+035
Course Program
Prerequisites Courses
Recommended Elective Courses
Language of CourseEnglish
Course LevelFirst Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Course TypeElective
Course CoordinatorProf.Dr. Rana ATABAY KUŞÇU
Name of Lecturer(s)Prof.Dr. Rana ATABAY KUŞÇU
Assistant(s)
AimThis course aims to examine the role of gender in the economy along with issues pertaining to inequalities.
Course ContentThis course contains; Introduction: Basic Concepts,Historical Perspectives,The Family as an Economic Unit,Feminist Economics,Gender and the Labor Force: The Basics,Labor Force Participation of Women,Labor Market Outcomes: Gender Differences ,Gender Differences in Educational Attainment,Gender Differences in Earnings,Labor Market Discrimination: Theory,Gender-Plus Discrimination: Race, Religion and Class-Based Segregations,Policies to Fight Discrimination and Gender Inequality,Presentations,Presentations.
Dersin Öğrenme KazanımlarıTeaching MethodsAssessment Methods
1. Will be able to explain the fundamentals of gender economics from a theoretical perspective. 10, 14, 9A
1.1. Attains knowledge on basic concepts in the field.
1.2 Explains historical perspectives regarding gender.
1.3 Evaluates the family as an economic unit.
2. Will be able to explain the gender-related dynamics in labor force.10, 14, 9A
2.1 Analyzes the factors behind women's labor force participation.
2.2 Evaluates gender differences in labor market outcomes.
3. Will be able to understand gender-related inequalities and discrimination.10, 14, 9A
3.1 Analyzes gender-based differences in educational attainment.
3.2 Assesses gender differences in earnings.
3.3 Attains literacy in theories on labor market discrimination.
4. Will be able to make policy suggestions regarding gender issues.10, 9A
4.1 Makes suggestions for improving gender equality in the labor market.
4.2 Formulates policies for reducing gender-based inequalities in the society.
5. Will be able to contribute to increasing awareness for gender equality and women's empowerment, which is Goal 5 within the SDGs.10, 13, 16, 9A
5.2 Examines global good practices in gender equality and women's empowerment.
5.3 Becomes a conscious citizen/professional with an awareness of and endeavor for gender equality in his/her society.
Teaching Methods:10: Discussion Method, 13: Case Study Method, 14: Self Study Method, 16: Question - Answer Technique, 9: Lecture Method
Assessment Methods:A: Traditional Written Exam

Course Outline

OrderSubjectsPreliminary Work
1Introduction: Basic Concepts
2Historical Perspectives
3The Family as an Economic Unit
4Feminist Economics
5Gender and the Labor Force: The Basics
6Labor Force Participation of Women
7Labor Market Outcomes: Gender Differences
8Gender Differences in Educational Attainment
9Gender Differences in Earnings
10Labor Market Discrimination: Theory
11Gender-Plus Discrimination: Race, Religion and Class-Based Segregations
12Policies to Fight Discrimination and Gender Inequality
13Presentations
14Presentations
Resources
Francine D. Blau and Anne E. Winkler, The Economics of Women, Men, and Work, 8th ed. (New York: Oxford, 2018)
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES Saul D. Hoffman and Susan L. Averett, Women and the Economy: Family, Work, and Pay, 3rd ed. (London: Palgrave, 2016) World Bank. 2012. World Development Report 2012 : Gender Equality and Development. World Bank.

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications
NoProgram QualificationContribution Level
12345
1
Defines the theoretical issues in the field of business administration
X
2
Describes the necessary qualitative and quantitative methods in the field of business and management.
X
3
Uses at least one computer program in the field of business and management
4
Sustains proficiency in a foreign language required for business and management.
X
5
Prepares managerial investment projects and work in a team.
X
6
Constantly renews himself / herself by following developments in business and management with an understanding of the importance of lifelong learning through critically evaluating the knowledge and skills that s/he has got.
X
7
Uses theoretical and practical expertise in the field of business administration
X
8
Follows up-to-date technology using a foreign language at least A1 level, holds verbal / written communication.
X
9
Adopts organizational / institutional and social ethical values.
X
10
Within the framework of service responsiveness, adopts social responsibility principles and takes initiative when necessary.
X
11
Uses and analyses basic facts and data in different disciplines (economics, finance, sociology, law, business) in order to conduct interdisciplinary studies.
X
12
Uses and Analyses the fundamental and advanced techniques in the field to enhance business performance, productivity, sustainability,innovation and research, efficiency and effectiveness.
X

Assessment Methods

Contribution LevelAbsolute Evaluation
Rate of Midterm Exam to Success 40
Rate of Final Exam to Success 60
Total 100

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