Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
International Economics IKT 448 8 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. SELİM İNANÇLI
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Research assistants
Course Category Other
Course Objective Reasons of foreign trade, theories that explain foreign trade and regulation of foreign trade, effects of foreign trade policies on foreign trade, global and regional foreign trade institutions and the effects of regulations on foreign trade, introducing the functioning of exchange rate markets, balance of payments and tools for recovering the imbalances will be presented.
Course Content Foreign trade and theories of economic thought,Classic economic thought theories, foreign trade and production in different production costs,Neo classic foreign trade theories,Dynamic growth and foreign trade,Foreign trade and technologic development, WTO and glöobal trade regulations, economic integration and foreign trade,foreign trade policies,Excahange markets and forward transactions, foreign payment balance
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Learning classical foreign trade theories with comparison. Lecture, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
2 Learning neoclassical foreign trade theories with comparison. Discussion, Brain Storming, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
3 Analysis of demand and supply models in foreign trade. Lecture, Brain Storming, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Studying new foreign trade theories and make comparisons. Discussion, Brain Storming, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
5 Relating foreign trade theories and economic growth. Lecture, Brain Storming, Discussion, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
6 Learning objectives and tools of foreign trade and anaysis of them. Discussion, Brain Storming, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
7 Evaluating global and regional international institutions within the scope of economic integration theory. Lecture, Brain Storming, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
8 Analyzing the effects of international trade on economic development. Discussion, Brain Storming, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
9 Informing developing countries outward-oriented industrialization strategies. Lecture, Brain Storming, Discussion, Homework, Testing,
10 Learning and analyzing foreign exchange markets. Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Homework, Testing,
11 Analyzing the process of exchange rate theories and balance of international payments. Lecture, Brain Storming, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
12 Methods for equalization of the balance foreign balance. Discussion, Brain Storming, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
13 Comparing and applying general equilibrium policies in closed and open economies. Lecture, Brain Storming, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
14 Discussing and learning the impacts of foreign direct investments and technology transfers on countries. Discussion, Lecture, Brain Storming, Homework, Testing,
15 Evaluation of international factor movements, causes and the effects on economies. Brain Storming, Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Classical foreign trade theories
2 Factor endowment theory
3 Models of supply and demand
4 New Foreign trade theories
5 Monopolistic competition and international economies of scale
6 Technological development, factor density and economic growth
7 Foreign trade policies and tools; New protectionism
8 Economic merging and global trade
9 Midterm Exam
10 International exchange rate and Monetary systems
11 External balance of payments and equalization
12 Macroeconomic policies in open economies: internal and external balances
13 International capital movements and crisis
14 International factor movements
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Have knowledge on public administration (e.g. administrative sciences, bureaucracy, Turkish public administration, local government and comparative public administration), new management techniques (e.g. strategic management, performance management, human resource management), politics and sociology (e.g. political science, history of political thought, Turkish political life, sociology, social structure of Turkey, contemporary political movements and political parties), public law (e.g. Turkish constitutional law, administrative law) and private law, urbanization, environmental problems and environment legislation. X
2 Using fundamental statistical package programs, making researches on academic and occupational issues, and gripping research processes. X
3 Having potential and ability of development himself/herself on the career fields of public administration like governing, inspectorship and controllership. X
4 Predominant on public law as well as private law, follows changes of legislations, comments legislations and adapts it to practice. X
5 Having qualities for varying positions of management (for instance human resources, public relations, finance and inspection) in public organizations, political institutions, private sector and non-profit establishments. X
6 Having different views for issues, facts and cases, having capacity of proposing solutions, and preparing program and decision drafts. X
7 Following theoretical and practical developments in the fields of administration, law, politics, urbanization and environmental issues at national and international levels. X
8 Following technologies of informatics, fundamental computer programs, information systems on administration and management field, and using them effectively. X
9 Compatible for team work, having ability of taking initiative, open for innovative ideas and analytical thought. X
10 Using Turkish properly, expressing himself/herself accurately and has ability of empathy. X
11 Know at least one foreign occupational language. X
12 Awareness of professional and scientific ethical codes. X
13 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
2. Kısa Sınav 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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5