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Syllabus 2019-20 - 11513004 - Local Development and Employment Politics (Desarrollo local y políticas de empleo)

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  • Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
  • Level 2: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams and seminars in this language
  • Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
DEGREE: Grado en Relaciones laborales y recursos humanos
FACULTY: FACULTY OF LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Local Development and Employment Politics
CODE: 11513004 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 3
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 4 SEMESTER: SC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: RODRÍGUEZ COHARD, JUAN CARLOS
DEPARTMENT: U110 - ECONOMIA
FIELD OF STUDY: 225 - ECONOMÍA APLICADA
OFFICE NO.: D3 - D3-270 E-MAIL: jccohard@ujaen.es P: 953212069
WEBSITE: -
LANGUAGE: French LEVEL: 3
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

PART ONE: ORIGIN AND CONSOLIDATION OF THE CONCEPT OF LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
Unit 1. Origin of local development initiatives
Unit 2. The theoretical roots of local development
Unit 3. Local development and economic dynamics
SECOND PART: THE DETERMINANTS OF LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
Unit 4. Institutions for development
Unit 5. Organizational flexibility
Unit 6. Innovation and knowledge
Unit 7. Urban tissue and accessibility

THIRD PART: OPERATING MECHANISMS
Unit 8. Strategic diagnosis of the territory
Unit 9. Actions for local economic development
Unit 10. Financing local development


FOURTH PART: LOCAL DEVELOPMENT IN SPAIN
Unit 11. Local development in spain

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Lectures. Fullfillment of exercises of each topic, resolution of case studies and simulation of situations. Discussion of cases. Guided discussions in class. Voluntary realization of individual works directed on a specific theme of the subject.

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

Continuous evaluation in class (10% of the final grade).
Final exam (70% of the final grade).
Discussion of guided work and case studies in groups (20% of the final grade).

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • The new forces of economic development [Recurso electrónico] : territorial policy for endogenous dev. Edition: -. Author: Vázquez Barquero, Antonio. Publisher: Singapore ; Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific Pub. Co., 2010  (Library)
  • Le développement territorial. Une réponse émergente à la mondialisation. Edition: -. Author: Bernard Pecqueur, Pierre Campagne. Publisher: Charles Léopold Mayer/ECLM
  • L'économie territoriale. Edition: -. Author: Bernard Pecqueur. Claude Courlet. Publisher: PUG
  • Le développement local. Edition: 2ª. Author: Bernard Pecqueur. Publisher: Syros
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • Planning cities for the future : the successes and failures of urban economic strategies in Europe. Edition: Reimp.. Author: Kresl, Peter Karl. Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2008  (Library)
  • Endogenous development : networking, innovation, institutions and cities. Edition: Transferred to digital printng. Author: Vázquez Barquero, Antonio. Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, imp. 2006  (Library)
  • Regional economics. Edition: -. Author: Capello, Roberta. Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.  (Library)
  • Handbook of regional growth and development theories . Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Northampton, MA : E. Elgar, 2008.  (Library)