Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
International Political Economy IKT 453 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MEHMET ZEKİ AK
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MEHMET ZEKİ AK,
Course Assistants Research assistants
Course Category
Course Objective This course aims to be an introduction to the international politic economy. The subjects of this course are analyzed theoretically both in historical and contemporary discussion frames. This course also aims to analyze the relations between international economical process and political institutions, and the reasons behind the state interventions to international economy.
Course Content Theories of international politic economy, the central role and importance of the international financial institutions in the process of monetary and credit system, the rise and decline of hegemon states in historical process.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 compares basic approaches in international politic economy. , , , , ,
2 explains the progress of international financial institutions and the functions of them in international system , , , , ,
3 evaluates the effects of international economic progress over international relations , , , , ,
4 evaluates the process of restructuring the monetary and financial system after a global financial crisis, in the perspective of international policy. , , , , ,
5 examines the economy-politic effects of international financial institutions lend and credit programs. , , , , ,
6 explains the international financial institutions and their effect over the development policy of borrowing developing countries , , , , ,
7 criticizes the basic ideologies of the economy-politics contemporarily , , , , ,
8 explains the role of multinational corporations in the world economy. , , , , ,
9 analyzes the reasons of the structural changes occurring in the economy politics beginning since 1970’s , , , , ,
10 compares the concepts of hegemony and empire. , , , , ,
11 explains the importance of international monetary system for global trade and investment. , , , , ,
12 evaluates the central role of international trade in improving international relations. , , , , ,
13 analyzes the changing roles of international economic institutions in historical process. , , , , ,
14 explains the reasons of contemporary debates in political economics. , , , , ,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 the nature and ideologies of economy politics: liberalism, nationalism and Marxism
2 main frames of the international economy politics
3 theoretical basics of international politic economy: liberal approaches
4 theoretical basics of international politic economy: realist approaches
5 theoretical basics of international politic economy: Marxist approaches
6 The economy politics of international monetary and financial system
7 The economy politics of international trade
8 mid-term exam
9 The economy politics of production and multinational corporations
10 The economy politics of international finance
11 the international order in the context of hegemonic stability theory: Netherlands, Portugal, Spain
12 the international order in the context of hegemonic stability theory: British hegemony
13 the international order in the context of hegemonic stability theory: American hegemony
14 the future of American hegemony, actual issues of the international politic hegemony.
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources
Week Documents Description size
12 Küreselleşme ve UPE 0.11 MB
3 Merkantilist UPE UPE YAKLAŞIMLARI_1 0.18 MB
3 Merkantilist UPE 3.Hafta 0.19 MB
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The students are gained the ability to look at the problems of daily life from a broader perspective. They gain the needed skills not only to understand the economic problems but also to construct a model and defend in meaningful way. X
2 They have knowledge about the microeconomic theory.
3 They have knowledge about the macroeconomic theory.
4 They have knowledge about the international economic theory. X
5 They have ability to use mathematical and statistical methods.
6 They have ability to utilize fundamental econometric theories to provide economic problems.
7 They are intended to be expert in one of non departmental fields that they choose from the list of marketing, management, human resources management, corporate finance, public administration, and tourism management. X
8 They are intended to be expert in one of departmental fields that they choose from the list of public finance, agricultural, environmental, natural resources, labor economics, economics of industrial organization, economics of property rights, international finance, money and banking, economic growth and development. X
9 They have necessary knowledge of law and related skills that needed in both public and private sector.
10 They have necessary accountancy skills that needed in both public and private sector.
11 They have written and oral communication skills in a foreign language as well as in their native language.
12 They know how to use computer programs in both daily office usage and statistical data evaluations.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 6 6
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 6 6
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 128
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.12
dersAKTSKredisi 5