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CourseCodeSemesterT+P (Hour)CreditECTS
GLOBAL ECONOMY POLITICAL and TURKEYBUS3110841Fall 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. Nurullah GÜR
Assistant(s)
AimThis course aims to provide an overview on the fundamental and current issues of global political economy and their reflections on Turkish economy.
Course ContentThis course contains; The Birth of Modern Economy: 1400 - 1800,Industry, Empire and War: 1800–1945,Global Economy after the World Wars,International Trade and Transnational Production,International Finance,Rising Powers ,Development and Democracy ,Inequality,Environment,Turkish Economy in the 2000s,Geopolitical Risks and Turkish Economy,Turkey, BRICS and Other Emerging Markets,New Challenges and Opportunities for Turkish Economy: Part One,New Challenges and Opportunities for Turkish Economy: Part Two.
Dersin Öğrenme KazanımlarıTeaching MethodsAssessment Methods
1. Will be able to analyze the Interrelation between Economy and Politics on a Global Scale10, 16, 9A
1.1. Examines historical examples of how political decisions have influenced global economic trends, such as trade agreements, sanctions, or international conflicts.10, 16, 9A
1.2. Assess the impact of global economic organizations and treaties on the political landscape, considering institutions like the World Trade Organization (WTO) or regional economic unions.10, 16, 9A
1.3. Analyzes case studies of countries where economic policies have had direct consequences on their political stability, for instance, in relation to austerity measures or currency devaluation.10, 16, 9A
2. Will be able to qestioni the Difficulty of Solving Global Economic Problems10, 16, 9A
2.1. Identify key global economic challenges, such as income inequality, climate change, or financial crises, and explore the inherent complexities in addressing these issues on a worldwide scale.10, 16, 9A
2.2. Compares and contrast different approaches and strategies employed by various international actors, like governments, NGOs, and multinational corporations, in tackling global economic problems.10, 16, 9A
2.3. Evaluates the role of public opinion and cultural differences in the perception of global economic issues and their potential solutions.10, 16, 9A
3. Will be able to compare Different Periods of the Global Economy10, 16, 9A
3.1. Conducts historical research to analyze shifts in the global economy over distinct periods, e.g., the post-World War II era, the Cold War, and the contemporary globalized world.10, 16, 9A
3.2. Explores economic trends and technological advancements that have shaped these different periods, and assess their consequences on various regions and countries.10, 16, 9A
3.3. Assess the lessons learned from past global economic crises and how they have influenced the development of economic policies and international cooperation.10, 16, 9A
4. Will be able to evaluate the Impacts of Global Economic and Political Developments on the Turkish Economy10, 16, 9A
4.1. Examine the specific political and economic events that have had a significant impact on Turkey's economic growth or stability, such as the refugee crisis or trade relations with neighboring countries.10, 16, 9A
4.2. Analyze Turkey's foreign policy decisions and their repercussions on the country's trade, investment, and overall economic prospects.10, 16, 9A
4.3. Investigates the role of international organizations like the IMF, World Bank, or the United Nations in shaping Turkey's economic policies and their alignment with global political developments.10, 16, 9A
5. Will be able to propose Policy Recommendations to Increase Turkey's Share in the Global Economy10, 16, 9A
5.1. Assess Turkey's current economic strengths and weaknesses, considering sectors like manufacturing, technology, and services, and identify areas for improvement.10, 16, 9A
5.2. Research successful economic strategies and policies implemented by other countries and analyze their applicability to Turkey's unique circumstances and challenges.10, 16, 9A
5.3. Formulate concrete policy recommendations, taking into account international trade agreements, regional partnerships, and domestic reforms that can enhance Turkey's competitiveness and global economic presence.10, 16, 9A
Teaching Methods:10: Discussion Method, 16: Question - Answer Technique, 9: Lecture Method
Assessment Methods:A: Traditional Written Exam

Course Outline

OrderSubjectsPreliminary Work
1The Birth of Modern Economy: 1400 - 1800
2Industry, Empire and War: 1800–1945
3Global Economy after the World Wars
4International Trade and Transnational Production
5International Finance
6Rising Powers
7Development and Democracy
8Inequality
9Environment
10Turkish Economy in the 2000s
11Geopolitical Risks and Turkish Economy
12Turkey, BRICS and Other Emerging Markets
13New Challenges and Opportunities for Turkish Economy: Part One
14New Challenges and Opportunities for Turkish Economy: Part Two
Resources
Robert O’Brien and Marc Williams (2016) "Global Political Economy: Evolution and Dynamics", 5th Edition, Palgrave
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES David N. Balaam and Bradford Dillman (2014) "Introduction to International Political Economy" 6th Edition, Pearson Ahmet Faruk Aysan, Mehmet Babacan, Nurullah Gur, and Hatice Karahan (2018) "Turkish Economy Between Middle Income Trap and High Income Status", Palgrave

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
2
Describes the necessary qualitative and quantitative methods in the field of business and management.
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.
5
Prepares managerial investment projects and work in a team.
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.
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.
9
Adopts organizational / institutional and social ethical values.
10
Within the framework of service responsiveness, adopts social responsibility principles and takes initiative when necessary.
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 Solving3618
Resolution of Homework Problems and Submission as a Report000
Term Project5315
Presentation of Project / Seminar000
Quiz000
Midterm Exam13030
General Exam14545
Performance Task, Maintenance Plan000
Total Workload(Hour)150
Dersin AKTS Kredisi = Toplam İş Yükü (Saat)/30*=(150/30)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
GLOBAL ECONOMY POLITICAL and TURKEYBUS3110841Fall 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. Nurullah GÜR
Assistant(s)
AimThis course aims to provide an overview on the fundamental and current issues of global political economy and their reflections on Turkish economy.
Course ContentThis course contains; The Birth of Modern Economy: 1400 - 1800,Industry, Empire and War: 1800–1945,Global Economy after the World Wars,International Trade and Transnational Production,International Finance,Rising Powers ,Development and Democracy ,Inequality,Environment,Turkish Economy in the 2000s,Geopolitical Risks and Turkish Economy,Turkey, BRICS and Other Emerging Markets,New Challenges and Opportunities for Turkish Economy: Part One,New Challenges and Opportunities for Turkish Economy: Part Two.
Dersin Öğrenme KazanımlarıTeaching MethodsAssessment Methods
1. Will be able to analyze the Interrelation between Economy and Politics on a Global Scale10, 16, 9A
1.1. Examines historical examples of how political decisions have influenced global economic trends, such as trade agreements, sanctions, or international conflicts.10, 16, 9A
1.2. Assess the impact of global economic organizations and treaties on the political landscape, considering institutions like the World Trade Organization (WTO) or regional economic unions.10, 16, 9A
1.3. Analyzes case studies of countries where economic policies have had direct consequences on their political stability, for instance, in relation to austerity measures or currency devaluation.10, 16, 9A
2. Will be able to qestioni the Difficulty of Solving Global Economic Problems10, 16, 9A
2.1. Identify key global economic challenges, such as income inequality, climate change, or financial crises, and explore the inherent complexities in addressing these issues on a worldwide scale.10, 16, 9A
2.2. Compares and contrast different approaches and strategies employed by various international actors, like governments, NGOs, and multinational corporations, in tackling global economic problems.10, 16, 9A
2.3. Evaluates the role of public opinion and cultural differences in the perception of global economic issues and their potential solutions.10, 16, 9A
3. Will be able to compare Different Periods of the Global Economy10, 16, 9A
3.1. Conducts historical research to analyze shifts in the global economy over distinct periods, e.g., the post-World War II era, the Cold War, and the contemporary globalized world.10, 16, 9A
3.2. Explores economic trends and technological advancements that have shaped these different periods, and assess their consequences on various regions and countries.10, 16, 9A
3.3. Assess the lessons learned from past global economic crises and how they have influenced the development of economic policies and international cooperation.10, 16, 9A
4. Will be able to evaluate the Impacts of Global Economic and Political Developments on the Turkish Economy10, 16, 9A
4.1. Examine the specific political and economic events that have had a significant impact on Turkey's economic growth or stability, such as the refugee crisis or trade relations with neighboring countries.10, 16, 9A
4.2. Analyze Turkey's foreign policy decisions and their repercussions on the country's trade, investment, and overall economic prospects.10, 16, 9A
4.3. Investigates the role of international organizations like the IMF, World Bank, or the United Nations in shaping Turkey's economic policies and their alignment with global political developments.10, 16, 9A
5. Will be able to propose Policy Recommendations to Increase Turkey's Share in the Global Economy10, 16, 9A
5.1. Assess Turkey's current economic strengths and weaknesses, considering sectors like manufacturing, technology, and services, and identify areas for improvement.10, 16, 9A
5.2. Research successful economic strategies and policies implemented by other countries and analyze their applicability to Turkey's unique circumstances and challenges.10, 16, 9A
5.3. Formulate concrete policy recommendations, taking into account international trade agreements, regional partnerships, and domestic reforms that can enhance Turkey's competitiveness and global economic presence.10, 16, 9A
Teaching Methods:10: Discussion Method, 16: Question - Answer Technique, 9: Lecture Method
Assessment Methods:A: Traditional Written Exam

Course Outline

OrderSubjectsPreliminary Work
1The Birth of Modern Economy: 1400 - 1800
2Industry, Empire and War: 1800–1945
3Global Economy after the World Wars
4International Trade and Transnational Production
5International Finance
6Rising Powers
7Development and Democracy
8Inequality
9Environment
10Turkish Economy in the 2000s
11Geopolitical Risks and Turkish Economy
12Turkey, BRICS and Other Emerging Markets
13New Challenges and Opportunities for Turkish Economy: Part One
14New Challenges and Opportunities for Turkish Economy: Part Two
Resources
Robert O’Brien and Marc Williams (2016) "Global Political Economy: Evolution and Dynamics", 5th Edition, Palgrave
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES David N. Balaam and Bradford Dillman (2014) "Introduction to International Political Economy" 6th Edition, Pearson Ahmet Faruk Aysan, Mehmet Babacan, Nurullah Gur, and Hatice Karahan (2018) "Turkish Economy Between Middle Income Trap and High Income Status", Palgrave

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
2
Describes the necessary qualitative and quantitative methods in the field of business and management.
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.
5
Prepares managerial investment projects and work in a team.
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.
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.
9
Adopts organizational / institutional and social ethical values.
10
Within the framework of service responsiveness, adopts social responsibility principles and takes initiative when necessary.
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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Ekleme Tarihi: 09/10/2023 - 09:58Son Güncelleme Tarihi: 09/10/2023 - 10:00