INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS AND INTERNATIONAL TOURISM MARKET
COURSE UNIT CODE ΤΣΚ302 Τύπος Μαθήματος  Υποχρεωτικό
Θεωρία / Εργαστήριο / Φροντιστήριο / Ασκήσεις  3 / - / - / - CREDITS


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Εξάμηνο Μαθήματος  3ο Διδάσκοντες  ΚΟΤΙΟΣ Α., ΚΟΚΟΡΕ Ι., ΤΣΕΛΕΚΟΥΝΗΣ Μ.
Προαπαιτούμενα  -
Ηλεκτρονικό Υλικό  NAI
LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Learning Outcomes The course learning outcomes, specific knowledge, skills and competences of an appropriate (certain) level, which students will acquire upon successful completion of the course, are described in detail. It is necessary to consult: APPENDIX A • Description of the level of learning outcomes for each level of study, in accordance with the European Higher Education Qualifications’ Framework.
• Descriptive indicators for Levels 6, 7 & 8 of the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning and
APPENDIX B • Guidelines for writing Learning Outcomes


The aim of the course is the concise exposition of the principles of International Economics and the main contemporary practices of the International Tourism Market. Reference is made to the analysis of the equilibrium in an open economy and the use of relevant models to evaluate the effects of economic interdependence among distinct economies. The impact of commercial policy as well as of economic integration are briefly analyzed. The course further analyzes the main practices in the foreign exchange market, and presents the effects of exchange rate policy and international arbitrage practices. In addition, the course introduces students to the international tourism market in order to highlight the strategic decisions that should be undertaken in a highly competitive market. In this direction, the course analyzes concepts such as destination attractiveness, destination management, niche market, e-marketing, etc.
Upon completion of the course students will be able to comprehend the following: 1. Open economy equilibrium, absolute advantage, comparative advantage
2. International factor movements, foreign direct investment, international trade and development
3. Tariffs and commercial policy
4. International economic integration
5. Foreign Exchange – Foreign Exchange markets – Foreign Exchange Policy
6. Arbitrage
7. Global Trade Policy – World Trade Organization – World Tourism Organization – Fora of international tourism cooperation
8. Public policy and tourism positive externalities
9. Contemporary customer tendencies and niche tourism markets
10. Destination management in an highly competitive international market
11. e-marketing tools
General Competences:
Taking into consideration the general competences that students/graduates must acquire (as those are described in the Diploma Supplement and are mentioned below), at which of the following does the course attendance aim?
Search for, analysis and synthesis of data and information by the use of appropriate technologies,
Adapting to new situations
Decision-making
Individual/Independent work
Group/Team work
Working in an international environment
Working in an interdisciplinary environment
Introduction of innovative research
Project planning and management
Respect for diversity and multiculturalism
Environmental awareness
Social, professional and ethical responsibility and sensitivity to gender issues
Critical thinking
Development of free, creative and inductive thinking
…… (Other….…citizenship, spiritual freedom, social awareness, altruism etc.)
…….

Adapting to new situations
Decision-making
Search for, analysis and synthesis of data and information by the use of appropriate technologies,
Development of free, creative and inductive thinking
Respect for diversity and multiculturalism
Working in an international environment
Working in an interdisciplinary environment
COURSE CONTENT:
1. Open economy equilibrium, absolute advantage, comparative advantage,
2. International factor movements, foreign direct investment, international trade and development.
3. Tariffs and commercial policy,
4. International economic integration,
5. Foreign Exchange – Foreign Exchange markets – Foreign Exchange Policy.
6. Arbitrage
7. Global Trade Policy – World Trade Organization – World Tourism Organization – Fora of international tourism cooperation.
8. Public policy and tourism positive externalities
9. Contemporary customer tendencies and niche tourism markets
10. Destination management in an international highly competitive market
11. e-marketing tools
(1) ΣΥΝΙΣΤΩΜΕΝΗ-ΒΙΒΛΙΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ:
Book Title Author Publisher Year of Publication Location ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ
ΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗ ΔΙΕΘΝΗ ΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΚΗ Χ. ΠΑΠΑΖΟΓΛΟΥ ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΤΣΟΤΡΑΣ ΑΘ. 2014 ΑΘΗΝΑ 68389115
ΔΙΕΘΝΗΣ ΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΚΗ FEENSTRA ROBERT - TAYLOR ALAN ΕΠΙΚΕΝΤΡΟ Α.Ε. 2012 ΑΘΗΝΑ 22767614
Selected excerpts from the aforementioned bibliography and lecture notes as internally disseminated through the eclass platform.

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