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Syllabus 2018-19 - 11112016 - Spanish Economy (Economía española)

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DEGREE: Grado en Administración y dirección de empresas (11112016)
FACULTY: FACULTY OF LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEGREE: Doble Grado en Administración y dirección de empresas y Finanzas y contabil (11912018)
FACULTY: FACULTY OF LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Spanish Economy
CODE: 11112016 (*) ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 3 SEMESTER: SC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: MUÑOZ GUARASA, MARTA TERESA
DEPARTMENT: U110 - ECONOMIA
FIELD OF STUDY: 225 - ECONOMÍA APLICADA
OFFICE NO.: D3 - 269 E-MAIL: mmunoz@ujaen.es P: 953212209
WEBSITE: http://www10.ujaen.es/conocenos/departamentos/economia
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

TOPIC I: STAGES AND EVOLUTIONARY TRAITS OF THE SPANISH ECONOMY

I.1- Main features and stages of Spanish economic growth

            
Appendix 1: The growth of the 60s

            
Appendix 2: Adjustment policies in the face of the crisis of the 1970s

I.2- Main structural transformations of the Spanish economy

I.3- The current economic crisis

  

TOPIC II: SPAIN IN THE EUROPEAN UNION

II.1- The stages of the integration of Spain in the European Union

II.2- The effects of integration

II.3- Spain and the euro: advantages, disadvantages and risks

II.4- The challenges of Spain before the enlargement of the European Union

  

TOPIC III: POPULATION AND LABOR MARKET

III.1- The Spanish demographic transition

III.2- The role of human capital

III.3- Employment and unemployment in Spain

III.4- Explanatory factors of unemployment behavior in Spain

III.5- Employment policy: the reform of the labor market

  

TOPIC IV: FORMATION OF CAPITAL

IV.1- Fixed  capital formation 

IV.2- Business investment

IV.3- Investment in infrastructure

IV.4- Financing of gross fixed capital formation

IV.5- The productivity of capital

  

  

  

  

TOPIC V: THE COMPANY

V.1- Dimension

V.2- Structure of ownership and control

V.3- Organization and productive integration

V.4- Internationalization

V.5- Profitability and financing

  

TOPIC VI: AGRICULTURE

VI.1- Evolution of the sector

VI.2- The factorial allocation

VI.3- Productive efficiency

VI.4- Productive and commercial specialization

VI.5- The Community Agricultural Policy

  

TOPIC VII: INDUSTRY

VII.1- Delimitation and classification

VII.2- Evolution of the sector

VII.3- Productive and commercial specialization

VII.4- Productive efficiency

VII.5- Industrial policy

  

TOPIC VIII: SERVICES

VIII.1- Delimitation and classification

VIII.2- Evolution of the sector

VIII.3- Productive and commercial specialization

VIII.4- Productive efficiency

VIII.5- Sector Policy

  

TOPIC IX: FINANCIAL SYSTEM

IX.1- Evolution and basic features of the Spanish financial system

IX.2- Financial intermediaries: special reference to the banking system

IX.3- Financial markets: money and capital markets

IX.4- Monetary policy

  

TOPIC X: PUBLIC SECTOR

X.1- The role of the State in the current economy

X.2- The Treasury of the Public Administrations

X.3- Social Security

X.4- The Autonomous Communities

X.5- Local Administration 
 
   
 

TOPIC XI: THE EXTERNAL SECTOR

XI.1- Evolution of the Trade sector

XI.2- Adjustment policies for the external sector

XI.3- Trade liberalization

XI.4- Commercial specialization

XI.5- Foreign direct investment    

 

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Resolution of exercises corresponding to the different topics of the program. Seminars and debates on current issues in relation to the Spanish economy. Presentation of exercises and short works by the students.

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

Two criteria are considered:

a) Continuous evaluation that requires the delivery of works and the realization of tests throughout the course.

b) Final exam that will consist of several questions to be developed, on the dates officially set.

The attendance, delivery of works and active participation in the classes will be valued.

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • The spanish economy : an introduction. Edition: 1st ed.. Author: -. Publisher: [Madrid] : Civitas Thomson Reuters, 2014  (Library)
  • Spain: a modern European economy. Edition: -. Author: Harrison, Joseph. Publisher: Aldershot (England) : Ashgate, 2004.  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • The Spanish Economy. Edition: 1. Author: José L. García Delgado y Rafael Myro. Publisher: Civitas  (Library)