Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Employment and Unemployment CLS411 7 3 + 0 4

Prerequisites Absent

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assist.Prof. Sadık KILIÇ
Instructors Prof. GÜVEN MURAT, Assist.Prof. Hamza Ersin ADIM
Goals Employment and unemployment, as well as the students present the theoretical framework developed and developing countries in general and Turkey in particular information on employment and unemployment, sizes, and policies to combat unemployment.
Contents Basic Concepts, Employment, Unemployment, Classical and Keynesian Theories İşiszlik, Advanced, Emerging Economies Employment and Unemployment in Turkey, Combating unemployment, active and Employment Policies
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Transfer the information about the theoretical foundations of unemployment
2 Employment and unemployment in developed and developing countries to demonstrate the characteristics and dimensions of
3 Characteristics of employment and unemployment in Turkey, find out the dimensions in the historical process,
4 To understand why it is a must to increase employment and to reduce unemployment
5 Increasing employment and reducing unemployment in the development of policies to make an evaluation of what kind of

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Lecture, question-and-answer analysis
Assessment Methods Mid-term and final exams, homework

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Basic Concepts and Definitions
2 Theoretical Foundations of unemployment
3 Types of unemployment
4 Types of unemployment (Continued)
5 Global Unemployment Problem
6 Features and dimensions of unemployment in developed countries
7 Mid-term exam
8 Features and dimensions of unemployment in Developing Countries
9 Labor Market Structure and Properties in Turkey
10 Development and Characteristics of unemployment in Turkey
11 Dimensions of unemployment in Turkey
12 Passive Employment Policy in the Fight Against Unemployment
13 Active Labour Market Policies in the Fight Against Unemployment
14 Labour Market Policies (before 1980)
15 Labour Market Policies (after 1980)
16 Final exam

Textbook IŞIĞIÇOK, Özlem, İstihdam ve İşsizlik, Ekin Yayıncılık, Bursa 2011
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 2 28
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Final examination 1 30 30
Total Work Load (h) 120
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4
ECTS Credit of the Course 4