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Syllabus 2018-19 - 11111004 - Economic History (Historia económica)

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DEGREE: Grado en Administración y dirección de empresas (11111004)
FACULTY: FACULTY OF LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEGREE: Grado en Finanzas y contabilidad (11311004)
FACULTY: FACULTY OF LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEGREE: Doble Grado en Administración y dirección de empresas y Finanzas y contabil (11911004)
FACULTY: FACULTY OF LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Economic History
CODE: 11111004 (*) ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 3
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 1 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: GARRIDO GONZÁLEZ, LUIS MARIA
DEPARTMENT: U110 - ECONOMIA
FIELD OF STUDY: 480 - HISTORIA DE INSTITUCIONES ECONÓMICAS
OFFICE NO.: D3 - 119 E-MAIL: lgarrido@ujaen.es P: 953212228
WEBSITE: http://www10.ujaen.es/conocenos/departamentos/economia
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 3
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

Evolution of the economy and finances with special reference to the modern and contemporary eras.

Analysis of the historical evolution of the factors of backwardness and development of the economy. Institutional factors. Recovery factors.

Markets, financial systems, companies and role of the State in the course of history.

  • Unit 1. The origin of modern growth initiated in England
  • Unit 2. The diffusion of the Industrial Revolution and the integration of the international economy (1830-1914)
  • Unit 3. Economic disintegration and financial crisis (1918-1939)
  • Unit 4. The Western economy after the Second World War (1945-1973)
  • Unit 5. The period of economic growth and recessions of the last quarter of the 20th century to the present
  • Unit 6. Economic behavior of emerging countries, ex-communist and underdeveloped countries at the end of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century
  • Unit 7. Economic growth in Latin America (1900-2015)
  • Unit 8. The Spanish economy from the late nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth
  • Unit 9. Spanish economic growth in the second half of the 20th century
  • Unit 10. Spain in the 21st century: one of lime and another of sand

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Course description:

Explanations of Theme 1.

Explanations of Theme 2.

Tutorials on the content of Themes 1-2.

Practices of Themes 1-2.

Preparation of the Practices of Themes 1-2

Explanations of Theme 3.

Tutorials on the content of Theme 3.

Preparation of the Practices of the Theme 3.

Explanations of Theme 4.

Tutorials on the content of Themes 3-4.

Practices of Themes 3-4.

Preparation of the Practices of the Themes 3-4.

Explanations of Theme 5.

Tutorials on the content of Themes 5.

Preparation of the Practices of the Topic 5.

Explanations of Theme 6.

Practices of Themes 5-6.

Tutorials on the content of Themes 5-6.

Preparation of the Practices of the Topics 5-6.

Explanations of Theme 7.

Practices of Theme 7.

Tutorials on the content of Topic 7.

Preparation of the Practices of the Topic 7.

Explanations of Theme 8.

Practices of Themes 7-8.

Tutorials on the content of Themes 7-8.

Preparation of the Practices of Themes 7-8.

Explanations of Theme 9.

Practices of Theme 9.

Tutorials on the content of Themes 9-10.

Preparation of the Practices of Themes 9-10.

Explanations of Theme 10.

Topic 10 Practices.

Tutorials on the content of Topic 10

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

The final grade of the student will be the result of the addition of the grades obtained in a final test on theoretical and operational content of the subject and different activities scheduled during the course.

The final test will consist of 40 questions. The correct answers add up to 0.2 points, the incorrect answers subtract 0.2 points and the questions not answered neither add nor subtract. This final test will represent 80 percent of the final grade.

In addition, students must complete scheduled activities during the school year such as: practical tests, presentation of individual/group work, self-assessment tests and / or class participation.
These activities will have a maximum rating of 20 percent of the final grade. Competences that will be valued: E7 Know and apply basic concepts of Economic History and G3 Have the ability to analyze and synthesize.

The student who does not take the exam despite having carried out the practical activities will be considered as not submitted in the corresponding call, keeping the qualification of the same for the following calls of the present academic year.

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Global Economic History. Edition: -. Author: Robert C. Allen. Publisher: Oxford  (Library)
  • An historical essay on modern Spain. Edition: -. Author: Richar Herr  (Library)
  • Spanish Economic Growth. Edition: -. Author: Leandro Prados de la Escosura. Publisher: palgrave  (Library)
  • The Development of Modern Spain. An Economic History of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century. Edition: -. Author: Gabriel Tortella. Publisher: Harvard University Press.  (Library)
  • An Economic History of Europe. Knowledge, Institutions and Growth, 600 to the Present.. Edition: -. Author: Persson, Karl Gunnar. Publisher: Cambridge University Press.  (Library)