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Academic Year/course: 2017/18

417 - Degree in Economics

27417 - Spanish Economy


Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
2017/18
Subject:
27417 - Spanish Economy
Faculty / School:
109 - Facultad de Economía y Empresa
Degree:
417 - Degree in Economics
ECTS:
6.0
Year:
2
Semester:
Second semester
Subject Type:
Compulsory
Module:
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5.1. Methodological overview

The learning process in this subject is based in  theoretical classes, practical exercises, reading and discussion of articles, reports elaborated by the students and debates among them.

5.2. Learning tasks

The learning activities combine the teaching by the professor, delivering theoretical materials among the students, searching their active participation; presentation and resolution of problems and debates about current economic issues; evaluation activities based in the supervision and exams to evaluate knowledge and habilities achieved by the students. Finally, the above mentioned activities need individual work by the students to prepare their exercices and to study for the exams.

5.3. Syllabus

CHAPTER 1. ECONOMIC GROWTH AND STRUCTURAL CHANGES IN THE SPANISH ECONOMY

1.1. The main features in the Spanish economic growth.

1.2. Structural changes in the Spanish economy.

1.3. The determinants of the economic growth in the long term.

1.4. Cyclical fluctuations and macroeconomic disequilibrium.

CHAPTER 2. DETERMINANTS OF ECONOMIC GROWTH

2.1. Natural and human resources.

2.2. Gross capital formation.

2.3. Innovation and technological change.

CHAPTER 3. PRODUCTIVE ACTIVITIES: DELIMITATION AND EVOLUTION

3.1. Agricultural sector.

3.2. Industrial sector.

3.3. Energy sector.

3.4. Service sector.

CHAPTER 4. LABOR MARKET

4.1.  Characterization of the labor market in Spain.

4.2. The institutional framework of the labor market and its reforms.

4.3. Explanatory factors of employment and unemployment in the Spanish economy.

CHAPTER 5. FINANCIAL SYSTEM

5.1. Financial intermediaries and financial markets.

5.2. Main features in the Spanish financial system.

5.3. The banking system.

5.4. Financial markets.

CHAPTER 6. PUBLIC SECTOR

6.1. The role of the public sector in the economy.

6.2. Delimitation and organization of the public sector.

6.3. Expenditures and revenues of Public Administration.

6.4. Income distribution.

CHAPTER 7. FOREIGN SECTOR

7.1. The balance of payments in the Spanish economy.

7.2. The  evolution of the foreign trade.

7.3. Inter and intra industrial specialization in the foreign trade

5.4. Course planning and calendar

The timetable about the theoretical and practical sessions will be communicated to the students at the beginning of the course.

5.5. Bibliography and recommended resources

GARCIA DELGADO, J. L. y MYRO, R. (2015): Lecciones de Economía Española. Civitas/Thomson Reuters, 12ª edición.