FACULTY OF ECONOMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCESDEPARTMENT of ECONOMICS


M.Sc. Courses

ECON500    MATHEMATICS FOR ECONOMICSTS

This course covers the elements of mathematical analysis, qualitative behaviours of dynamic systems and, static and dynamic optimization techniques.

ECON501    MICROECONOMIC THEORY I

Analytical tools of micro theory; theories of the consumer and the firm; determination of relative prices under different market structures; existence, uniqueness, and stability of competitive market equilibrium; welfare and general equilibrium analysis.   

ECON502    MACROECONOMIC THEORY I

Analytical treatment of the Classical, Keynesian and Tobin's dynamic aggregative models; reduced forms, impact multipliers and basic notions of stability analysis; implications of different money regimes and alternative definitions of disposable income; rapid review of the theories of inflation and unemployment are discussed in this course.   

ECON503    MICROECONOMIC THEORY II

Probability Distribution Theory and Statistical Inference; the linear regression model; maximum likelihood ; specification problems; data problems; non-linear regression.   

ECON504    MACROECONOMIC THEORY II

Walrasian and Keynesian adjustment mechanisms; neo-Keynesian quantity-constrained models; policy analysis when asset stocks adjust; selected issues in open macro models.   

ECON507    ECONOMETRIC METHODS I

Probability Distribution Theory and Statistical Inference; the linear regression model; maximum likelihood ; specification problems; data problems; non-linear regression.   

ECON508    ECONOMETRIC METHODS II

Nonspherical disturbances; heteroscedasticity and autocorelation; the use of panel data, seemingly unrelated regression; simultaneous equation multiple time series: cointegration and error correction; discrete dependent variables.   

ECON510    TURKISH ECONOMY

Microeconomic and macroeconmomic problems of the Turkish economy will be discussed in a historical perspective. Emphasis will be placed on recent problems such as structural change, liberalization, privatization and public sector finance.   

ECON512    INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL ECONOMY

This course analyses the political dynamics underlying the development of economic theories and institutions. The conflicting nature of capitalist accumulation process and its crises is also discussed.   

ECON514    MACROECONOMIC THEORY AND POLICY

This is an intermediate macroeconomics course specifically designed for non-departmental students.   

ECON524    CAPITAL IN ECONOMIC THEORY

No data is available for the course.   

ECON528    EUROPEAN ECON.INTEGR.AND TURKEY

The aim of the course is to give an in depth understanding about the economic integration process in Europe and its implications for the Turkish economy to graduate students of the Department of Economics, as well as enhancing their research skills in this area.   

ECON545    NONLINEAR DYNAMICS IN ECONOMICS

No data is available for the course.   

ECON589    TERM PROJECT

This is a non-credit course for M.S. students who are to take a non-thesis degree. The objective is to have them carry out resaerch of a more limitted nature than a M.S. thesis.   

ECON595    SEMINAR

This is a non-credit course for M.S. students who are to take a non-thesis degree. The objective is to have them carry out resaerch of a more limitted nature than a M.S. thesis.   

ECON599    MASTER'S THESIS

The objective of this course is to enable the student to prepare the ground for his/her M.S. thesis. Students in their first year can take this course in the second semester.