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Code ECON 345
Term 201502
Title International Finance
Faculty Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Subject Economics(ECON)
SU Credit 3
ECTS Credit 6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Instructor(s) ?nci Gumus,
Detailed Syllabus
Language of Instruction English
Level of Course Undergraduate
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(only for SU students)

Basic concepts, tools and facts needed for the macroeconomic analysis of open economies: national income accounting and the balance of payments; the relationship between interest rates and exchange rates; the behavior of prices, interest rates, nominal and real exchange rates and output under fixed and flexible exchange rate regimes and different international capital flow systems; financial crises and international macroeconomic interdependence.

Learning Outcome

Upon completion of the course, students should be able to

a) analyze theoretical and practical issues regarding international macroeconomics,
b) analyze the effects of monetary and fiscal policies at the international level,
c) assess the costs and benefits of different exchange rate regimes,
d) understand major issues in international finance.

Programme Outcomes
Common Outcomes For All Programs
1 Understand the world, their country, their society, as well as themselves and have awareness of ethical problems, social rights, values and responsibility to the self and to others. 4
2 Understand different disciplines from natural and social sciences to mathematics and art, and develop interdisciplinary approaches in thinking and practice. 4
3 Think critically, follow innovations and developments in science and technology, demonstrate personal and organizational entrepreneurship and engage in life-long learning in various subjects. 4
4 Communicate effectively by oral, written, graphical and technological means and have competency in English. 4
5 Take individual and team responsibility, function effectively and respectively as an individual and a member or a leader of a team. 2
Common Outcomes ForFaculty of Arts & Social Sci.
1 Develop a thorough knowledge of theories, concepts, and research methods in the field and apply them in research design and data analysis. 5
2 Assess the impact of the economic, social, and political environment from a global, national and regional level. 5
3 Know how to access written and visual, primary and secondary sources of information, interpret concepts and data from a variety of sources in developing disciplinary and interdisciplinary analyses. 4
1 Demonstrate an understanding of economics, and main functional areas of management.
2 Assess the impact of the economic, social, and political environment from a global, national and regional level.
International Studies Program Outcomes Core Electives I (Economics and Quantitative Methods)
1 Analyze global affairs from international relations and economics perspectives. 5
2 Demonstrate theoretical and practical knowledge of the international affairs. 2
3 Compete for increasing opportunities in careers within the newly emerging global institutions. 4
4 Evaluate the international political events and present their views and positions on international affairs with advanced oral and written skills. 1