COURSE INFORMATION
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourSemesterECTS
ECON 426COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGES AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE3 + 06th Semester5

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Elective
Course Objective This course is concerned with the theory and policy in international trade. It provides students with an understanding of the theories and practices of international trade, and the impacts of international trade on national economies. Furthermore, general structure of foreign trade and sectoral distribution in Turkey will be discussed.
Course Content Traditional and Contemporary Theories of International Trade, International Trade Policy: Objectives and Tools, Risks in International Trade, International Trade and Economic Growth, Trade Policies for Developing Countries, Incoterms and Payment Methods at International Trade, Required Documents for International Trade, Incentives and Protectionism for International Trade, Financing International Trade, General Structure and Sectoral Distribution of Foreign Trade in Turkey
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Corequisite No corequisites.
Mode of Delivery Face to face

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
1-To be able to define the international trade concepts
2-To be able to explain the theoretical foundations of international trade
3-To be able to follow literature of international trade
4-To be able to define problems for international trade and development policy recommendation for economic problems
5-To be able to interpret the international trade data, events and application

COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
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Contribution000000000000

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
ActivitiesQuantityDuration (Hour)Total Work Load (Hour)
Course Duration14342
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)13339
Assignments11010
Mid-terms11313
Final examination12626
Total Work Load

ECTS Credit of the Course






130

5

COURSE DETAILS
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 Course TermNoInstructors
Details 2014-2015 Spring1SEVCAN GÜNEŞ

Course Details
Course Code:  ECON 426 Course Title:  COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGES AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE
L+P Hour : 3 + 0   Course Code : 1   Language Of Instruction: English Course Semester :  2014-2015 Spring
Course Coordinator :  PROFESSOR SEVCAN GÜNEŞ E-Mail:  sgunes@pau.edu.tr, Phone Number :  296 2729,
Course Location İİBF A0015,
Goals : This course is concerned with the theory and policy in international trade. It provides students with an understanding of the theories and practices of international trade, and the impacts of international trade on national economies. Furthermore, general structure of foreign trade and sectoral distribution in Turkey will be discussed.
Content : Traditional and Contemporary Theories of International Trade, International Trade Policy: Objectives and Tools, Risks in International Trade, International Trade and Economic Growth, Trade Policies for Developing Countries, Incoterms and Payment Methods at International Trade, Required Documents for International Trade, Incentives and Protectionism for International Trade, Financing International Trade, General Structure and Sectoral Distribution of Foreign Trade in Turkey
Attendance : %
Topics
WeeksTopics
1 Introduction
2 Strategy
3 Porter Modeli
4 Definition of Competitiveness
5 Comparison between Competititveness and Comparative Advantage
6 Mid Term
7 Revealed Comparative Advantages
8 Competitiveness in Turkey
9 Competititveness in Textile Industry
10 Competititveness in Motor Industry
11 Competititveness in Food Industry
12 Competititveness in Apparel Industry
13 Competititveness in Torism Industry
14 Competititveness in Agriculture Industry
Materials
Materials are not specified.
Resources
Course Assessment
Assesment MethodsPercentage (%)Assesment Methods Title
Final Exam60Final Exam
Midterm Exam40Midterm Exam
L+P: Lecture and Practice
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LO: Course Learning Outcomes