Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
International Economics I * IKS   309 5 3 3 5

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Fikret DÜLGER
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiYELDA TEKGÜL1. Öğretim Grup:A
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiYELDA TEKGÜL2. Öğretim Grup:A
The purpose of this course is to introduce basic theories of international trade and the effects of international economic policies on domestic and world welfare
- Ricardian Model - Heckscher-Ohlin Model -Increasing Returns And Monopolistic Competition - International Trade And Growth - International Trade Policy

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
Having basic conceptual knowledge about economics and public finance and educating students who are able to analyze economic events in the light of this information, to think analytically, to work in cooperation and harmony, and to be able to do business.
Collecting and commenting data from different sources using contemporary communication tools, methods and processes
Having basic computer skills and knowledge, the vocational field uses this information
Perform numerical and statistical data aggregation, analysis and interpretation
Individually and / or in a team, take responsibility, leadership, and effectively works
An area he does not research exploits from different sources in the framework of academic rules, synthesizes the information he obtains and effectively presents it
Awareness of the necessity of life-long learning, it follows up-to-date developments in the field and constantly innovates
Synthesize and effectively deliver information from an unfamiliar field to other sources in the framework of academic rules
Turkish and at least one foreign language is used in accordance with the needs of academic life and business life
Uses Turkish in accordance with the needs of academic life and business life
He / she correctly understands the feelings, thoughts and behaviors of the people concerned and expresses himself / herself in writing and orally
It has social, scientific and ethical values in the stages of collecting, interpreting and announcing the data related to the scientific fields in which statistics are used.
Aware of and act in accordance with social, scientific and professional ethical values
Question traditional approaches, practices and methods, develop new working methods where necessary and

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction of International Economics Relevant chapter
2 Historical Background for International Trade Theories Relevant chapter
3 Classical Trade Theories: Absolute Advantages, Comparative Advantages Relevant chapter
4 Neo- Classical Trade Theories: Offer Curves and Terms of Trade Relevant chapter
5 Alternative Cost and Gains from Trade Relevant chapter
6 Factor Endowments Theorem Relevant chapter
7 New Models in International Trade Relevant chapter
8 Midterm exam
9 Relations between Foreign Trade and Economic Growth Relevant chapter
10 Foreign trade policy Relevant chapter
11 The Instruments of Trade Policy: Tariff Relevant chapter
12 Other Instruments of Trade Policy: Nontariff Barriers Relevant chapter
13 Arguments for Interventionist Trade Policies Relevant chapter
14 The Political Economy of Trade Policy Relevant chapter
15 Repetition Relevant chapter
16-17 Final exam

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