ECON 455 - Institutions and Development

Bilkent Özel Dersler

ECON 455 dersinde Hocanın derste ödev olarak verdiği Study Sheetler üzerinden soruları çözüyor; gerekirse geçmiş yıl sınavlarının üzerinden geçiyoruz.  

 

 

Ders Tanıtımı:

A synopsis of earlier development theories. Analysis of the linkages between economic development and macroeconomic institutions in the framework of ``New Institutional Economics''. Empirical analysis of institutional designs that are related to fiscal and monetary policy making are introduced. Specifically, economic effects of fiscal decentralization; budgetary rules and procedures; central bank independence and inflation targeting are examined.

 

Haftalık Konular: 

 

  1. Introduction to Institutional Economics

  2. Earlier development theories; definition of an institution; main approaches to institutional analysis

  3. New Institutional Economics Approach

  4. Collective Action Theory

  5. Modeling Institutional Evolution; Measurement and Estimation issues

  6. Review and Mid-Term

  7. Fiscal Institutions : Budgetary Procedures

  8. Fiscal Institutions : Fiscal Decentralization

  9. Monetary Institutions and Development: Theoretical underpinnings

  10. Central Bank Independence; Deficit and Inflation relationship

  11. Currency Boards; Currency Unions; Inflation Targeting

  12. Review and Mid-Term

  13. Bank Regulation and Supervision; International Financial Institutions

  14. Student Presentations

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