Macroeconomics (IKT106) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Macroeconomics IKT106 2 0 0 2 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor Dr. Esra Şengör Şenalp
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The principal objective of ECON 102 is to introduce students macroeconomics. Course focuses on introducing key macroeconomic variables such as GDP, unemployment, interest rate and inflation, defines the money and its role. It also analyses the economic polices and their effects on economy. Learning these topics will help the students to understand the basic functioning of the economy.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To understand the basic themes in macroeconomics.
  • To set the fundamentals of macroeconomics that will be used in the further courses.
  • To learn how to apply the economic way of thinking to a variety of issues.
Course Content Aggregate demand, aggregate supply, unemployment, inflation, fundamental macroeconomic concepts; consumption, investment, government expenditures, foreign trade and GNP relations; money market multiplier mechanism.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to Macroeconomics (Chapter 17) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 375-390
2 Measuring National Output and National Income (Chapter 18) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 391-410
3 Long-Run and Short-Run Concerns [Case and Fair (Chapter 19) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 411-430
4 Aggregate Expenditure and Equilibrium Output (Chapter 20) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 431-452
5 The Government and Fiscal Policy (Chapter 21) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 453-474
6 The Government and Fiscal Policy (Chapter 21) continued Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 453-474
7 The Money Supply and the Central Bank System (Chapter 22) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 475-498
8 Money Demand, Equilibrium Interest Rate, Monetary Policy (Chapter 23) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 499-514
9 Money, Interest Rate and Output: Analysis and Policy (Chapter 24)] Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 515-532
10 Aggregate Demand, Aggregate Supply and Inflation (Chapter 25) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 533-556
11 The Labor Market, Unemployment and Inflation (Chapter 26) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 557-574
12 Long-Run Growth (Chapter 30) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 631-648
13 Open Economy Macroeconomics (Chapter 33) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 687-712
14 Debates in Macroeconomics (Chapter 31) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 649-664


Course Book 1. Case, Karl E. and Fair, Ray C., Principles of Economics, 7th or 8th Edition, Pearson/Prentice Hall.
2. Taylor, John B. (2004) Economics, 4th Edition, Houghton Mifflin

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 2 5
Homework Assignments 8 5
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 35
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 13 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses X
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Skills to understand, compare and paraphrase the basic concepts of law as a jurist following common principles of law.
2 Skills to solve problems using a critical point of view when necessary , to determine and analyse the theoretical and implementation problems of law.
3 Contribution to understanding, planning, exercising and coordinating the functionss of law, by explaining and practising.
4 Skills to understand the strategic, tactical and practical sides of private and public law.
5 Skills to understand the local, national, international, universal and supranational sides of private and public law.
6 Skills to understand the modern methods and differences of law.
7 Skills to participate in/inter disciplinary group works succesfully.
8 Skills to adopt open minded behaviors in the way of learning and attempting.
9 Skills to assimilate and carry the rules of ethics and profession within the framework of social responsibility
10 Skills to use Turkish efficiently in writing and speaking, and have the communication talent that is required by a law related career.
11 Skills to approach critically and creativly on the legal and social problems in terms of rule of law and ideal of justice.
12 Skills to understand and practice the national and international sides of law through caselaw and judical implementations.
13 Skills to prepare/present a written or oral academic study within the framework of acedemic ethic and rules.
14 Skills to use vocational information technologies efficiently in solving legal problems.
15 Skills to reinforce knowledge of foreign languages and command of legal terminolgy.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 2 32
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 5 2 10
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 5 5
Total Workload 95