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Syllabus 2019-20 - 11112017 - World Economy (Economía mundial)

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DEGREE: Grado en Administración y dirección de empresas (11112017)
FACULTY: FACULTY OF LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEGREE: Doble Grado en Administración y dirección de empresas y Finanzas y contabil (11912019)
FACULTY: FACULTY OF LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: World Economy
CODE: 11112017 (*) ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 3
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 3 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: MORAL PAJARES, ENCARNACIÓN
DEPARTMENT: U110 - ECONOMIA
FIELD OF STUDY: 225 - ECONOMÍA APLICADA
OFFICE NO.: D3 - 277 E-MAIL: emoral@ujaen.es P: 953212635
WEBSITE: http://www10.ujaen.es/conocenos/departamentos/economia
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 3
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

I. Measurement of economic activity (i)

II. Measurement of economic activity ( ii)

III. Fundaments and characteristics of the world economy

IV. Growt and development

V.  Payments balance and exchange rate

VI. International financial market

VII. International trade

VIII. Foreign direct investment

 

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Expositive classes in which the topic of study will be presented, an introductory scheme will be made which allows the logical development of the exhibition. Subsequently, the different parts of the subject are explained and, finally, the students will think about the main conclusions obtained. In addition, current issues related to the subject matter will be raised.
Practical classes will be organized in two different ways.

 A first type will be focused on the resolution of exercises on macromagnitudes and the knowledge of the main sources of statistical information worldwide.
 A second type of practice will consist in the discussion of documents that deal with specific aspects of the world economy.

In addition, during the practical classes you can see explanatory videos referred to international multilateral institutions such as the International Monetary Fund and the World Trade Organization.
Likewise, the students will be able to present the main conclusions obtained.

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 obtained by making the weighted average of "attendance and participation", and "concepts of the subject" with a weight of 0.20 and 0.80, respectively, as long as the grade obtained in "concepts of the subject "reach a 4 out of 10.

• Concepts of the subject (80%)
• Attendance and participation (20%)

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • International economics : theory and policy. Edition: 11th ed., global ed. Author: Krugman, Paul R.. Publisher: Harlow, England [etc.] : Pearson Education , cop. 2018  (Library)