Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
International Economics IKT 392 6 3 + 0 3 5
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. SELİM İNANÇLI
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Course Objective Analyzing causes of International Trade,Introducing Theories Explaining International Trade, explaining Effect Of International Trade Policies On International Trade, Introducing Effects of Global and Regional Trade Organizations On International Trade, Introducing Functioning of Foreing Exchange Markets,Introducing The Tools Used to Eliminate the Imbalances in The Balance of Payments and Balance Sheet.
Course Content Clasical, Neo-Classical and modern thories to explain international trade, international trade policies and instruments, international trade and economic growth and development, balance of payments, internal and external equlibrium via open economy macroeconomic policies,multinational firms and their effects on domestic economies,technology transformation, the roles of international organizations in foreign trade and regulations,non traded goods and services, international factor mobility.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 it comperativly leaches Classical Theories of International Trade Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam,
2 it comperativly evaluates The Neoclassical Theories of International Trade Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam,
3 it analyzes patterns of supply and demand in foreign trade Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam,
4 it teaches and compares New Theories of International Trade Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam,
5 it establishes the relationship between International trade and economic growth theories Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam,
6 it learns and analyses international trade policy objectives and tools Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam,
7 it evaluates the scope of the theory of economic integration in the global and regional international organizations Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam,
8 it analyses Effect of international trade on Economic Development Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam,
9 t informs about Outward-oriented industrialization strategies in developing countries Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam,
10 it analyses foreign exchange market Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam,
11 it analyses foreign exchange theories and the functioning balance of international payments Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam,
12 it teaches methods of balancing the balance of foreign payments Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam,
13 it compares closed and open economic policies of the general balance providers Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam,
14 it discusses foreign direct investment and technology transfer effects on countries Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam,
15 it evaluates the causes of international factor movements, effect of international factor movements on countries Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 International Trade and Economic Tought, Absolute and Comparative Advantages Theory and applications of today´s foreign trade halil seyidoğlu, erdal unsal
2 Cost of Production Relations and Foreign Trade, Factor Endowment Theory halil seyidoğlu, erdal unsal
3 Supply and Demand Models halil seyidoğlu, erdal unsal
4 Theories of New International Trade, The Theory of Monopolistic Trade, International Economies of Scale halil seyidoğlu, erdal unsal
5 Faktor Incensivity, Technological Progress, International Trade and Economic Growth Analysis halil seyidoğlu, erdal unsal
6 International Trade Policy and Instruments, Tariffs Customs and Non-tariff Trade Policy instruments halil seyidoğlu, erdal unsal
7 Liberalization of World Trade and Global Trade, Theories of Economic Integration halil seyidoğlu, erdal unsal
8 International Trade and Economic Development halil seyidoğlu, erdal unsal
9 Midterm Exam halil seyidoğlu, erdal unsal
10 Foreign Exchange Market Analysis and International Exchange and Monetary Systems, Forward Exchange Markets and Interest Rate Arbitrage halil seyidoğlu, erdal unsal
11 Theories For The Variations In The Exchange Rate, Balance of Payment Sheet Analysis halil seyidoğlu, erdal unsal
12 External Balance of Payments and Equalization halil seyidoğlu, erdal unsal
13 Macroeconomic Policies In Open Economies: The Existence of Internal and External Economic Equilibrium halil seyidoğlu, erdal unsal
14 Foreign Direct Investment and MNCs, International Technology Transfer, International Services Trade, and International Labor (factor) Flows halil seyidoğlu, erdal unsal
Course Notes Seyidoğlu, Halil, (2009), Uluslararası İktisat, İstanbul: Güzem Yayınları.<br><br>Öğretim üyesi ders notları
Course Resources Ünsal, E (2005), Uluslararası İktisat, Ankara: İmaj Yayınları.

Karluk, R. (2009), Uluslararası Ekonomi, Beya yayınları

Krugman, Obstfeld,(2009), International Economics, Pearson Int. eds.

Salvatore, Dominick (2011), International Economics, John Willey & Sons, Inc.

Salvatore, Dominick (1990), Schaum?s Otline Series: Theory and Problems of International Economics.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To research the functions, basic concepts and features of the international system; to learn the basic knowledge about the sub-topics of the international relations discipline.
2 Analyzing the developments in the political history of the world within the context of the cause-effect relations.
3 To improve the foreign language skills.
4 To analyze the Turkey´s foreign policy comprehensively in the cause-effect relations.
5 To analyze the theoretical approaches to the foreign policy analysis and the functions of the decision-making process.
6 To learn theoretical and methodological thinking and to observe the events from this framework
7 To analyze the social developments and conditions comparatively
8 To learn the basic principles and the issues of international law
9 To examine the theories of International Relations and to learn looking at international developments within the theoretical framework
10 To analyze the Turkey´s political life historically and chronologically
11 To learn the functions and the basic principles of domestic law
12 To analyze the establishment, structure and functions of international and regional organizations and their impact on the World politics
13 To analyze the reasons and solution models of the intra-state conflicts through examples
14 To research the issues of international security and the theoretical approaches relating to this field
15 To examine the events, occurring in the international system, within the theoretical perspective comparatively
16 To improve the analytical thinking skills about the international events
17 To learn the basic concepts and theories of Economics, Sociology, Political Science and other disciplines
18 To research the ideas of philosophers/thinkers who built the philosophical foundations of political science and to examine the contribution of these philosophical ideas to the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations
19 To gain basic computer skills
20 To gain the ability of planning, performing and composing of the scientific study individually
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 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 131
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.24
dersAKTSKredisi 5