International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Economics of International Relations: A General Model of Decision Making
Anton G. Oleynov

Abstract
International Relations are a field in Social Sciences that is characterized by a variety of theoretical approaches applied. At the same time economics has never been a separate research method or conceptual framework here despite of the fact that it has been successfully used in interpretation of various kinds of social activity of human for the last decades. This paper demonstrates an attempt to formulate a concept of international relations based on basic methodological assumptions of economics. This conceptualization finds its extension in the general economic model of decision making in international relations.

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