Final Examination and Turkish Economy

Final Examination and Turkish Economy

ATD457-1 Turkish Industry Fall 2013 Instructor Lecture Hours Classroom Contact : Prof. Dr. Mehmet H??seyin Bilgin : Thursday: og:oo-11 & : 309 : [email protected] com Main Books: Undersecretariat of Treasury, Turkish Economy, January 2012. Ministry of Industry and Trade, General Assessment of Turkish Industry Sectors 2010, March 2011. Suggested Readings: T??siAD, Turkiye Ekonomtst 2013, December 2012. Ministry of Industry and Trade, Turkish Industrial Strategy Document: 2011-2014 (Towards EIJ Membership), 2010. State Planning Organization, Sector Profiles of Turkish Industry, February 2004.

Course Description: This course aims to introduce students to the Turkish economy and provides the students a comprehensive understanding of concepts used in the Turkish economy and industry. The course will give an overview of the industries of the Turkish economy, but the emphasis will be to understand the fundamentals of the Turkish economy and industry. Exams: There will be a midterm exam, a term project, and a final exam. The midterm exam will consist of multiple-choice questions and short answers/definitions, including application problems.

It will be held as scheduled and will count toward your final grade (20%). The final exam will consist of multiple choice, short- and long-answer questions, application problems, and figure labeling. It will be comprehensive, covering all required materials through the date of the final exam. It will be held at the end of the semester. The final exam will count for 60% of the final grade. All exams will be closed book and notes. Term Project: You will be assigned a term project to be completed before the end of the term. The erm project topic is “The International Competitiveness of the Turkish ABC Industry’.

Please choose one industry of your interest and analyze its international email to [email protected] com. The deadline for submission is December 27th, 2013. The project will count for 20% of your final grade. Grading/Assessment: The final grade will be determined as follows: Midterm Exam Term Project Final Exam Course Outline: PART l: TURKISH ECONOMY Week 1: Turkish Economy in the World Week 2: Demographic Profile; Growth; Employment; Inflation Week 3: Foreign Trade and Balance of Payments & Financial Sector Week 4: Public

Finance & Debt Management Week 5: Market Indicators & Investment Environment Week 6: Social Security & Labor Market week 7: & Energy sector Week 8: Relationship with the IMF and EIJ THE MIDTERM EXAM PART II: TURKISH INDUSTRY SECTORS Week 9: Turkish Automotive & Machinery Sectors Week 10: Turkish Base Metal Sector Week 11: Turkish Electrical – Electronical Sector Week 12: Turkish Textile, Apparel, Leather and Leathe Products Sectors Week 13: Turkish Chemical & Glass Sectors Week 14: Turkish Cement & Furniture Sectors THE COMPREHENSIVE FINAL EXAM