Economics and International Policy Issues
Universidad de Deusto - Bilbao
Area of Study
Business, Economics, International Business, International Economics, International Politics
Taught In English
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
This particular subject makes a contribution to the Degree in Business Administration of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration by giving the necessary tools to each student in order to know and understand the interactions between economics and international relationships, so that each student may understand how those interactions affect decision making in firms. This subject is contributing also to the general objective of the Degree in Business Administration of the University of Deusto, which is to train professionals and persons having the general and specific competences to understand, analyze, decide, plan and act inside firms, taking into account the international economic situation and perspectives, generating value for society and firms.
CHAPTER 1. ECONOMICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
CHAPTER 2. COOPERATION VS CONFLICT IN THE INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT
CHAPTER 3. GEOPOLITICS AND ECONOMICS FOR THE XXIst CENTURY
CHAPTER 4. ECONOMIC GROWTH AND SUSTAINABILITY IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY CONTEXT CHAPTER 5. DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: GROWTH, CRISIS AND REFORM CHAPTER 6. INTERNATIONAL MONETARY SYSTEM
CHAPTER 7. FINANCIAL GLOBALIZATION: OPORTUNITIES AND CRISIS
CHAPTER 8. EUROPEAN UNION. INSTITUTIONAL, ECONOMIC AND INTERNATIONAL ASPECTS
Professors will explain main ideas, concepts and contents appearing in the program. Students will have to answer the set of questions that will be given at the end of each chapter, working in teams, in class and outside the classroom, in order to develop specific and general competences. The methods and tools used to develop the subject encompass the following: contextualization questions, questions and answers about economic press articles, videos about economics and international relations, questionnaires, lectures, presentation of team works and feedback from professors.
The final mark of the subject will be calculated adding four blocks:
1) using the answers to the set of questions that will be given to students at the end of each chapter (5% of the value of final mark, 0,628% each of the chapters from 1 to 8)
2) using the answers to the contextualization questions made at the beginning of each chapter (5%; 0,625% each of the chapters from 1 to 8).
3) the final exam (40% of the final mark)
4) the composition and presentation of the team works based on the set of questions that will be given to students at the end of each chapter (chapters 1 to 8) (50% of the final mark)
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.