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CourseCodeSemesterT+P (Hour)CreditECTS
LABOR ECONOMICSBUS3212148Spring 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)Lect.Dr. Dilek YOMRALIOĞLU
Assistant(s)
AimThe objective of this course is to examine the fundamental dynamics of the labor market around traditional and contemporary issues.
Course ContentThis course contains; Introduction to Labor Economics,Labor Supply,Population, Participation Rates and Hours of Work,Human Capital,Labor Demand,Equilibrium in the Labor Market,Wage Determination,The Wage Structure,Labor Mobility and Migration,Labor Market Discrimination,Labor Unions,Employment and Unemployment,Government Policies and the Labor Market -1,Government Policies and the Labor Market -2.
Dersin Öğrenme KazanımlarıTeaching MethodsAssessment Methods
1. Will be able to explain the equilibrium in the labor market from a theoretical perspective.10, 14, 16, 9A, G
1.1 Attain knowledge on basic concepts in the field.
1.2 Analyze the labor supply in the market.
1.3 Analyze the labor demand in the market.
2. Will be able to understand the role of human capital in the labor market.10, 14, 16, 9A, G
2.1 Explain the qualitative dynamics regarding labor force.
2.2. Discuss the impact of formal education and post-school training on the labor market.
3. Will be able to analyze the dynamics behind wages in a theoretical framework.10, 14, 16, 9A, G
3.1 Understand wage determination and the allocation of labor.
3.2 Have a command of wage structure in different types of markets.
3.3 Assess compensating wage differentials.
4. Will be able to explain various factors affecting the labor market.10, 14, 16, 9A, G
4.1 Understand labor mobility.
4.2 Establish the link between the labor market and migration.
4.3 Make comments on labor market discrimination.
5. Will be able to make policy suggestions regarding the labor market.10, 14, 16, 9A, G
5.1 Understand the main dynamics between government and the labor market.
5.2 Assess the public sector employment.
5.3 Makes suggestions for enhancing labor market productivity.
Teaching Methods:10: Discussion Method, 14: Self Study Method, 16: Question - Answer Technique, 9: Lecture Method
Assessment Methods:A: Traditional Written Exam, G: Quiz

Course Outline

OrderSubjectsPreliminary Work
1Introduction to Labor Economics
2Labor Supply
3Population, Participation Rates and Hours of Work
4Human Capital
5Labor Demand
6Equilibrium in the Labor Market
7Wage Determination
8The Wage Structure
9Labor Mobility and Migration
10Labor Market Discrimination
11Labor Unions
12Employment and Unemployment
13Government Policies and the Labor Market -1
14Government Policies and the Labor Market -2
Resources
Contemporary Labor Economics, Campbell R. McConnell, Stanley L. Brue, David A. Macpherson, McGraw Hill, 12e Biçerli, M.Kemal, Çalışma Ekonomisi, 2019, ISBN: 9786052425022
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES Labor Economics, George J. Borja, McGraw Hill, 8e

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 Report000
Term Project3618
Presentation of Project / Seminar000
Quiz188
Midterm Exam13030
General Exam14040
Performance Task, Maintenance Plan000
Total Workload(Hour)138
Dersin AKTS Kredisi = Toplam İş Yükü (Saat)/30*=(138/30)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
LABOR ECONOMICSBUS3212148Spring 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)Lect.Dr. Dilek YOMRALIOĞLU
Assistant(s)
AimThe objective of this course is to examine the fundamental dynamics of the labor market around traditional and contemporary issues.
Course ContentThis course contains; Introduction to Labor Economics,Labor Supply,Population, Participation Rates and Hours of Work,Human Capital,Labor Demand,Equilibrium in the Labor Market,Wage Determination,The Wage Structure,Labor Mobility and Migration,Labor Market Discrimination,Labor Unions,Employment and Unemployment,Government Policies and the Labor Market -1,Government Policies and the Labor Market -2.
Dersin Öğrenme KazanımlarıTeaching MethodsAssessment Methods
1. Will be able to explain the equilibrium in the labor market from a theoretical perspective.10, 14, 16, 9A, G
1.1 Attain knowledge on basic concepts in the field.
1.2 Analyze the labor supply in the market.
1.3 Analyze the labor demand in the market.
2. Will be able to understand the role of human capital in the labor market.10, 14, 16, 9A, G
2.1 Explain the qualitative dynamics regarding labor force.
2.2. Discuss the impact of formal education and post-school training on the labor market.
3. Will be able to analyze the dynamics behind wages in a theoretical framework.10, 14, 16, 9A, G
3.1 Understand wage determination and the allocation of labor.
3.2 Have a command of wage structure in different types of markets.
3.3 Assess compensating wage differentials.
4. Will be able to explain various factors affecting the labor market.10, 14, 16, 9A, G
4.1 Understand labor mobility.
4.2 Establish the link between the labor market and migration.
4.3 Make comments on labor market discrimination.
5. Will be able to make policy suggestions regarding the labor market.10, 14, 16, 9A, G
5.1 Understand the main dynamics between government and the labor market.
5.2 Assess the public sector employment.
5.3 Makes suggestions for enhancing labor market productivity.
Teaching Methods:10: Discussion Method, 14: Self Study Method, 16: Question - Answer Technique, 9: Lecture Method
Assessment Methods:A: Traditional Written Exam, G: Quiz

Course Outline

OrderSubjectsPreliminary Work
1Introduction to Labor Economics
2Labor Supply
3Population, Participation Rates and Hours of Work
4Human Capital
5Labor Demand
6Equilibrium in the Labor Market
7Wage Determination
8The Wage Structure
9Labor Mobility and Migration
10Labor Market Discrimination
11Labor Unions
12Employment and Unemployment
13Government Policies and the Labor Market -1
14Government Policies and the Labor Market -2
Resources
Contemporary Labor Economics, Campbell R. McConnell, Stanley L. Brue, David A. Macpherson, McGraw Hill, 12e Biçerli, M.Kemal, Çalışma Ekonomisi, 2019, ISBN: 9786052425022
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES Labor Economics, George J. Borja, McGraw Hill, 8e

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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