Continuously updated, this course covers social security systems and social policies from an economist's point of view. A brief list of subjects is as follows:
History of social security systems from early societies till today, with a special emphasis on the origins of the Turkish system.
The global need for reform as it was perceived in 1990s, with an emphasis on The World Bank (1994) report.
- Case examples of reform
- Turkish social security system and the Turkish reforms since 1990s.
- Labour market in connection with social security
- Education and human capital formation
- Income distribution
- Internationalisation of social security practices