ECTS - Globalization and Regionalization

Globalization and Regionalization (ECON515) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Globalization and Regionalization ECON515 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Social Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Gürsan Şenalp
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The course as directed to understand and discuss the term ‘Globalization’ in todays world as well as the stages of the globalization in the past.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To understand the capitalist mode of production
  • To have a critical view of the interdependency and dependency of the national economies from each other
Course Content Globalization and its aspects, financial globalization, foreign direct investment, multinational companies, globalization and economic development, from restricted free trade to conditional free trade, new industrialized countries, integration theory, economic unions, EU experience, impact of globalization and regionalization on economy, regional u

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Globalization: An Introduction Amoroso-Gallina:15-28
2 Economic Schools, Schocks, and the EMU Amoroso-Gallina:31-51
3 Advantages and Disadvantages of Remaining in the EMU Amoroso-Gallina:53-72
4 Vietnam in the Cyclone of Globalization Amoroso-Gallina:77-92
5 NAFTA and Competition in the Mexican Agricultural Sector Amoroso-Gallina:93-115
6 The Structure of World Economy Sönmez, 21-91
7 The Euro-Med Agreements Holland, in Amoroso-Gallina:119-132
8 The Euro-Med Agreements Holland, in Amoroso-Gallina:132-148
9 Midterm
10 From Economic crises to Foreign Debt Crises Sönmez, 137-185
11 Financial and Monetary Internationalization Sönmez, 199-226
12 Bretton-Woods and IMF and World Bank Sönmez, 305-319
13 Stabilization Policies Sönmez, 328-339
14 Globalization Sönmez, 435-453
15 General Review
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Seyitoğlu, H. (2001). Uluslararası İktisat: Teori, Politika Uygulama. İstanbul : Turhan Kitabevi, 2001
2. Amoroso,Bruno and Gallina,Andrea (Editors), Essay on Regional Integration and Globalization, Federico Caffe Centre Publisher; Roskilde; 2005
3. Sönmez,Sinan, Dünya Ekonomisinde Dönüşüm; İmge Yayınevi; Ankara; 2.Baskı Eylül 2005
Other Sources 4. İsmihan, M., Olgun, H., Utku-İsmihan, F. M. (2007). “Ulusal Ekonomilerin Küreselleşmesi: 1975-2005.” 2. Küreselleşme ve Büyük Hayal Kırıklığı Konferans (Globalization and Its Discontents, SUNY Cortland, New York, Haziran 2007. [Türkçe Çeviri]

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 60
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 40
Percentage of Final Work 60
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To compare main microeconomic theories, approaches and make a critical evaluation of each X
2 To compare main macroeconomic theories, approaches and make a critical evaluation of each X
3 To apply mathematical modeling
4 To employ statistical and econometric tools in analyzing an economic phenomena
5 To analyze the main economic indicators and comment on them
6 To acquire theoretical knowledge through literature survey and derive empirically confirmable hypothesis X
7 To make a research design and carry it out within predetermined time frames X
8 To be able to develop new approaches for complex problems in applied economics and/or apply statistical/econometric tools to new areas/problems
9 To formulate and present policy recommendations based on academic research X
10 To combine economic knowledge with other disciplines in order to solve problems requiring scientific expertise X
11 To use information technology effectively X
12 To continue learning and undertake advanced research independently X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 4 64
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 20 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 84