Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Wage Theory and Policy CLS326 6 3 + 0 5


Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Elective
Coordinator Assist.Prof. Sadık KILIÇ
Instructors Assist.Prof. ALİ KONAK, Assist.Prof. Hamza Ersin ADIM
Goals Labour Economics and Industrial Relations department students the concepts of basic salary, transfer systems and policies.
Contents Ücret kavramı, Ücret Teorileri, Ücret sistemleri, dünyada ve Türkiyede ücret politikaları, asgari ücret
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 wage concept, economic, social analyzes
2 Fees systems fully comprehend.
3 Analyzes the concept of the minimum wage.
4 Income Distribution and Income Policy in Turkey and the world understand the location of wage policies.
5 Analyze the importance of wage policy in social policies.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Sözel anlatım, araştırma
Assessment Methods Mid-term and final exams

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Fees and definition of the concept of
2 Classical theory of wages, wage fund theory, the theory of surplus value
3 Marginal productivity theory, Keynesian theory of wages, philips analysis
4 Collective bargaining theory
5 Wage payment systems
6 Incentive pay systems
7 Work study, job analysis and evaluation of the impact of fee structure
8 (Mid-term exam
9 Weitzman wage economy model and the distributional
10 Wage system applications in various countries
11 minimum wage
12 Ways to Pay detection
13 Remuneration Policy
14 Measures to encourage economic development in terms of fees
15 Wage policy in Turkey
16 Final exam

Textbook Artan Sinan, Endüstri İşletmelerinde Ücret Yönetimi ve Uygulamaları, Anadolu Üniversitesi Yayınları, Eskişehir, 2012
Additional Resources Zaim Sabahaddin, Çalışma Ekonomisi, Filiz Kitabevi, İstanbul, 2004

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
Assignments 1 15 15
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 10 10
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Final examination 1 12 12
Total Work Load (h) 136
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4.53
ECTS Credit of the Course 5