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Syllabus 2019-20 - 11011008 - Economy Applied to Social Work (Economía aplicada al trabajo social)

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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 Trabajo Social
FACULTY: FACULTY OF SOCIAL WORK

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Economy Applied to Social Work
CODE: 11011008 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 1 SEMESTER: SC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: PERAGÓN MÁRQUEZ, ALICIA ISABEL
DEPARTMENT: U110 - ECONOMIA
FIELD OF STUDY: 225 - ECONOMÍA APLICADA
OFFICE NO.: D3 - 230 E-MAIL: aperagon@ujaen.es P: 953212066
WEBSITE: http://www10.ujaen.es/conocenos/departamentos/economia
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

  1. Ten principles of Economics.
  2. The market forces of supply and demand. Elasticity.
  3. Firm: costs and production.
  4. Firms in competitive markets.
  5. The economics of the public sector: efficiency, externalities and no competitive markets.
  6. The data of macroeconomics. Measuring a nation's income.
  7. Production and growth.
  8. Saving, investment, and the financial system.
  9. Unemployment and inflation.
  10. The macroeconomics of open economics.

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Theoretical and practical knowledge will be discussed in the lectures in spanish language. In addition, several seminars will be held throughout the semester to explain in English some fundamental topics of the course.

Students will have to solve a list of exercises and deliver the proposed activities in english language within the established deadlines. This information will be given to the students in a seminar that will be held the first week of February.

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 assessment methodology wil be:

  1. Exam: 70% of the final evaluation. You need to pass it.
  2. Delivery of the solutions of a list of problems and delivery of proposed works: 30% of the final evaluation.

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Principles of Economics. Edition: 6. Author: Mankiw, N.G.. Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Economics for social workers : the application of economic theory to social policy and the human services . Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, c2002  (Library)