Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Income Dıstribution Theory and Policy IKT334 6 3 + 0 4


Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assist.Prof. FERDİ KESİKOĞLU
Goals The general objective of this course is to provide an introduction to income and wealth distribution policies. Particular attention will be given to the relationship between the theory, empirical evidence and government policy. This course will refer to the Turkish and other developed economies income and wealth distribution policies as well.
Contents The course will involve an analysis of problems of income and wealth distribution.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 demonstrate an understanding of the effect of believes, ideologies and doctrins to economics theory
2 analyse of place and important of income and distrubution
3 critically evaluate of effects of religions and current doctrinaire systems to the problem
4 exhibit knowledge and understanding of income distribution in Turkey
5 Demonstrate an awareness of income and wealth distribution issues in the world

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 General concept of income distribution and poverty (Waiting for Translation)
2 Income distribution types (Waiting for Translation)
3 Measurement of income distribution (Waiting for Translation)
4 Poverty and measuring poverty (Waiting for Translation)
5 Classical income distribution theories (Waiting for Translation)
6 Growth and income distribution relations: Kuznets Curves (Waiting for Translation)
7 Income inequalities and causes of poverty (Waiting for Translation)
8 Income distribution policy and means (Waiting for Translation)
9 Globalization and income distribution (Waiting for Translation)
10 Situation of Turkey in terms of income distribution (Waiting for Translation)
11 Income distribution policies in Turkey (Waiting for Translation)
12 Poverty analysis in Turkey (Waiting for Translation)
13 Global poverty (Waiting for Translation)
14 Human development, poverty and hunger (Waiting for Translation)

Additional Resources

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 40
In-Term Total 1 40
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Have advanced knowledge in the field of working life x
2 Information in the field of working life has the ability to transfer employees and colleagues. x
3 The decision on the application and the behavior of his working life to interpret the information acquired through the use of the data, to analyze, to bring the has the ability to define problems and solutions. x
4 Do research and work on issues related to working life. x
5 The project meets the objectives of the Project Coordinator or the participant takes responsibility. x
6 Organization / Institution determines the objectives. x
7 Employee-employer relations, critically evaluates the acquired knowledge and skills. x
8 Indicates that the comprehension of the need for continuity of learning x
9 The level of knowledge and skills related to the field of Labor Economics thoughts and pass the written and oral proposals concerned. x
10 Effective stake holders in the field of professional communication. x
11 Working relationships required by the European Computer Driving Licence Advanced Level at least with computer software uses information and communication technologies. x
12 At least one foreign language knowledge in the field using the European Language Portfolio B1 General level monitors and communicates with colleagues. x
13 Employee-employer relations, the organization / institution, business, and act in accordance with social ethics. x
14 Analyze and executes effective working relationships within the organization. x
15 Has the ability to be able to encourage innovations in working life. x
16 Working relationships to the organization / institution for the critical thinker. x
17 Social rights, social justice, quality and cultural values, environmental protection, occupational health and safety issues are conscious. x

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 3 42
Mid-terms 1 25 25
Final examination 1 25 25
Total Work Load (h) 134
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4.47
ECTS Credit of the Course 4