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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
2306046132012 World Economy 927001 1 2 7
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To provide information about the development and the actual state of world economy
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Özgür ÖZTÜRK
Learning Outcomes
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Karl Polanyi, Büyük Dönüşüm, Çev. Ayşe Buğra, İstanbul: Alan Yayıncılık, 1986.
William Greider, Tek Dünya, Çev. Yavuz Alogan, Ankara: İmge Kitabevi Yayınları, 2003
Robert Brenner, Ekonomide Hızlı Büyüme ve Balon, Çev. Bilge Akalın, İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 2007.
Costas Lapavitsas (der), Finansallaşma ve Kapitalizmin Krizi, Çev. Tuncel Öncel, İstanbul: Yordam, 2010.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
The formation of world economy, globalization, international money systems, crises
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Origins of the modern world economy: Industrial Revolution
2.The formation of market society
3.Capital and labour in the modern world
4.Dynamics of the global economy: capital migration
5.New global powers
6.Global money system
7.Comparison of the US, European, Chinese and Japanese economies
8.Unstable currencies
9.Manufacturing industry and rates of profit
10.Crises from the 1970s to the 2000s
11.Seminar presentation
12.Structural roots of the 2008-2009 crisis
13.Development problems within global crisis conditions
14.General evaluation
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination150
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 Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study14570
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination13030