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FISCAL POLICY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
EKF355 FISCAL POLICY 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assoc.Prof.Dr. ŞÜKRAN GÜZİN ILICAK AYDINALP
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to provide the student with the competence to analyze the effects of fiscal policy instruments and public intervention on the economy.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the subjects such as objectives of Fiscal Policy, what financial instruments are used to achieve these objectives, conflicts between these objectives, efficiency problems of fiscal policy, how to implement fiscal policy effectively in combating instability and ensuring growth.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Explain the objectives, instruments and functions of fiscal policy.(2)
Explain the advantages and disadvantages of fiscal policies.(2)
Analyze the effectiveness of fiscal policy.(4)
Interpret the fiscal policy in the fight against economic problems.(4)
Explain the place and importance of fiscal policy in ensuring economic stability.(2)
Evaluate the effects of fiscal policy from an economic and social perspective.(5)
Explain the place and importance of fiscal policy in ensuring economic stability.(2)
Evaluate the effects of fiscal policy from an economic and social perspective.(5)

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading Rise and Development of Fiscal Policy Lecture & Question Answer
2 Reading Objectives and Instruments of Fiscal Policy Lecture & Question Answer
3 Reading Economic Ideas towards Fiscal Policy Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
4 Reading Methods in application of Fiscal Policy Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
5 Reading Limits of Fiscal Policy Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
6 Reading Relative activity of Money and Fiscal Policies Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
7 Reading Economic conjuncture and Fiscal Policy Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Fiscal Policy in the fight against Inflation Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
10 Reading Fiscal Policy in the fight against Recession Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis & Problem-Solving Method
11 Reading Fiscal Policy in the fight against Stagflation Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis & Problem-Solving Method
12 Reading Budget deficit and Fiscal Policy Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis & Problem-Solving Method
13 Reading Economic progress and Fiscal Policy Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis & Problem-Solving Method
14 Reading Distribution of income and Fiscal Policy Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis & Problem-Solving Method
15 Reading Social state and Fiscal Policy Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis & Problem-Solving Method
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Pinar,.A.(2017). Maliye Politikasi. 9th Edition.Turhan Bookstore
Atac, B.(2016). Maliye Politikasi. 11th Edition. Turan Bookstore
Ulusoy, A.(2017). Maliye Politikasi. 9th Edition. Umuttepe Publications
Kopcke, R.W., Geoffrey M.B. Tootell and Robert K. Triest,(2018). The Macroeconomics of Fiscal Policy. The MIT Press
Dergi Adı: Maliye Dergisi, Maliye Arastirmalari Journal

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Describe basic communication theories with the knowledge gained in public relations and publicity.
2
List the main features of communication in items.
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the basic information in the field of Public Relations and Publicity in interdisciplinary studies.
2
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level in the light of current debates.
2
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the innovations in the field of communication and important written and oral communication tools related to the field.
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use published domestic and foreign data sources related to public relations and advertising in the field of communication and communication area in his / her own works such as articles and projects.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the planning processes of past communication programs, public relations and advertising practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use communication techniques in the right place, environment and time.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan communication programs in the awareness of ethical values in the professional work.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 2 26
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 4 10 40
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 2 9 18
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 35 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0