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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
SBK449 Public Finance 927001 4 7 5
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The object of this course is to teach basic of public finance, public economy, public’s expenses and incomes and budget processes in Turkey, government indebtedness and in addition to main tools of finance politics.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Metin SAĞLAM
Learning Outcomes
  1. Learn the basic concepts of Public Finance
  2. Explain the types of public expenditures and incomes
  3. Know the possible economic and social effects of public expenditure and income policies
  4. Evaluate the results of public budget implementations
  5. Identify the basic concepts of Finance Policy
  6. Explain the differences between expansionary finance policy and contractory finance policy
  7. Know the possible economic and social effects of finance policy
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
1-Gülay AKGÜL YILMAZ, Kamu Maliyesi, Genişletilmiş ve Gözden Geçirilmiş 4. Baskı, Türkmen Kitabevi, İstanbul, 2013.
2-Joseph E. Stiglizt Kamu Ekonomisi, Çeviren: Ömer Faruk Batırel, 2. Baskı, Marmara
3-Nihat Edizdoğan Ali Çelikkaya, Vergilerin Ekonomik Analizi, Yenilenmiş 2. Basım, Dora Yayıncılık, Bursa 2012.
4-Aytaç EKER, Kamu Maliyesi, Birleşik Matbaa, İzmir 2009.
5-Anadolu Üniversitesi, Kamu Maliyesi, I-II, Anadolu Üniversitesi Yayınları No: 2703, Eskişehir 2012.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
The definition of public finance science, its content and its parts, public services, public revenues, taxes, non-tax revenues and special funds, public expenditures, state budget and Turkey's budget system, fiscal policies are explained.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Concepts of public finance and public economy, the topic of public finance, scope, quality and relation with other sciences
2.Separation of Public Economics-Private Economy, Public Economics Properties, Objectives of finance science, economic activity of public sector, goods and services produced in public sector (defense, justice education health)
3.Externalities, External economies,
4.Public sector production units,
5.Public decision-making process, size of public sector
6.Approaches to state activities, Mercantilism, Physiocracy, Classical economics, Keynes, Supply side economics, Monetarism, Rational expectations, Constitutional economics
7.Public expenditures, types, economic effects
8.Public Revenues Definition, Nature and Types, economic effects Public financing (public revenues),
9.Mid-Term Exam
10.Concepts related to tax, elements of tax, taxation process,
11.Tax burden, reactions to the tax, tax reflection
12.Taxation principles, tax classification Income taxes Wealth taxes and consumption taxes
13.Government Debt Definition, Debt Causes, Classification of Government Debt
14.Budget, fiscal policy, basic concepts of tax law
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination7642
Individual Study for Final Examination7642