Not established though strong emphasys is put in following courses on International Economics and/or Institutional Economics before enlisting in this one.
Against a background of increased globalization and interdependence in trade relations among countries, “Economía de la Unión Europea” (in English, “EU Economy”) offers a broad, specific view of the main features of the European integration, such as institutions, trade and productive integration, macroeconomic and financial framework, and major changes since its creation until present day.
A sound knowledge of these features is a must for economists in Europe. Students will learn to discern the implications as well as the main advantages and risks the European integration offers to organizations whatsoever, so that they will be able in future to be efficient in their professional careers either in the civil service or in corporations.
|E07||Understand the economic environment as a result and application of theoretical or formal representations on how the economy works. To do so, it will be necessary to be able to understand and use common handbooks, as well as articles and, in general, leading edge bibliography in the core subjects of the curriculum.|
|E08||Ability to produce financial information, relevant to the decision-making process.|
|G01||Possession of the skills needed for continuous, self-led, independent learning, which will allow students to develop the learning abilities needed to undertake further study with a high degree of independence.|
|G03||Develop oral and written communication skills in order to prepare reports, research projects and business projects and defend them before any commission or group of professionals (specialised or non-specialised) in more than one language, by collecting relevant evidence and interpreting it appropriately so as to reach conclusions.|
|G04||Ability to use and develop information and communication technologies and to apply them to the corresponding business department by using specific programmes for these business areas.|
|Course learning outcomes|
|Work out problems in creative and innovative ways.|
|Search for information in order to analyze it, interpret is meaning, synthesize it and communicate it to others.|
|Know the tools and methods for the quantitative analysis of the company and its environment, including models for business decision making as well as economic forecast models.|
|Know the analytical models and techniques of the economic and legal environment currently faced by enterprises, with special attention given to the search for opportunities and the anticipation of potential changes.|
|Know the main theories and approaches of economic analysis to be able to explain the behavior of economic agents at the micro and macroeconomic levels, as well as the imperfections that may arise in different sectors as a consequence of the economic process.|
|Understand diversity in terms of people and cultures.|
|Training Activity||Methodology||Related Competences||ECTS||Hours||As||Com||Description|
|Class Attendance (theory) [ON-SITE]||Lectures||E07||0.8||20||N||N||Lectures in classroom|
|Class Attendance (practical) [ON-SITE]||Combination of methods||E07 G03 G04||0.4||10||Y||N||Presentations, exercises and questions.|
|Other on-site activities [ON-SITE]||Combination of methods||E07 G01 G04||0.28||7||Y||N||Seminar and speech attendance, debates, meetings, etc.|
|Other off-site activity [OFF-SITE]||Combination of methods||E07 E08 G01 G03 G04||1.2||30||Y||N||Readings, commenting on scientific literature. Preparation for debates, cases-study, presentations, any kind of individual work.|
|Study and Exam Preparation [OFF-SITE]||Self-study||E07 G01 G04||1.7||42.5||N||N||Study of the content, both theoretical and practical, of the subject as well as preparation for the final exam.|
|Progress test [ON-SITE]||Other Methodologies||E07 E08 G03||0.12||3||Y||Y||Oral presentations of works|
|Total credits of in-class work: 1.6||Total class time hours: 40|
|Total credits of out of class work: 2.9||Total hours of out of class work: 72.5|
As: Assessable training activity Com: Training activity of compulsory overcoming (It will be essential to overcome both continuous and non-continuous assessment).
|Evaluation System||Continuous assessment||Non-continuous evaluation *||Description|
|Test||60.00%||100.00%||The course follows a continuous evaluation system that takes into account:
1. Projects, either individual or in groups.
2. Management of information sources as well as ability to understand reports, articles, etc ...
3. Classroom presentations, either individual or in groups.
4. Active presence in classroom.
5. Discussions in forums and debates in the classroom.
|Other methods of assessment||40.00%||0.00%||Answering questions, resolution of problems, cases-study.|
|Not related to the syllabus/contents|
|Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures]||20|
|Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Combination of methods]||3|
|Other on-site activities [PRESENCIAL][Combination of methods]||10|
|Other off-site activity [AUTÓNOMA][Combination of methods]||30|
|Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study]||42.5|
|Progress test [PRESENCIAL][Other Methodologies]||7|
|Author(s)||Title||Book/Journal||Citv||Publishing house||ISBN||Year||Description||Link||Catálogo biblioteca|
|Página oficial de la UE||http://europa.eu/index_es.htm|
|Página oficial del Instituto de Estadística europeo||http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/page/portal/eurostat/home/|
|Brunet, F.||Curso de integración europea||Alianza Editorial||978-84-420-66933-5||2010|
|Buitrago Esquinas, E.M. y L.B. Romero Landa||Economía de la Unión Europea: Análisis del proceso de integración europeo||Pirámide||978-84-368-2828-3||2013|
|Jordan Galduf, J.M.||Economía de la Unión Europea||Civitas-Thomson Reuters||978-84-470-45198||2013|
|Molle, Willem||The Economics of European Integration||Ashgate||978-0-75464812-3||2006|
|Muñoz del Bustillo, R. y R. Bonete||Introducción a la Union Europea: Un análisis desde la economía||Alianza Editorial||978-84-206-8277-8||2009|
|Myro. R. (dir.)||Economía Europea: crecimiento, integración y transformación||Civitas||84-4701502-5||2000|
|Tamarit, C. y Galdulf, J.||Economía de la Unión Europea, 8ª edición||Civitas||978-84-9197-998-2||2019|