Guia docente 2021_22
Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales
Degree in Economics
 Subjects
  Economics: World economy
   Contents
Topic Sub-topic
PART I. INTRODUCTION


Topic 1 - Basic concepts, methodology and sources.

Description:
The economic system. Systems Analysis. Databases and Bibliography.
PART II.STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICS OF WORLD ECONOMY

Topic 2 - Developed economies.
Topic 3 - Underdeveloped economies
Topic 4 - Other forms of insertion in the world economy

Description:
This part is treated as a single topic. The main concepts and processes are: origin of capitalism; development and underdevelopment; center / periphery relations; similarities and differences in the development process; real socialism; the Chinese economy

PART III - STRUCTURE AND ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES

Topic 5 - Human resources: population and the labor market.

Description:
Demographic behavior: its impact on the levels of well-being; unemployment; economic activity; population and welfare state.

Topic 6 - Natural resources and economic development.

Description:
Agrarian Production Models; Fishing Production Models; Ecology and Economics; Global Environmental Issues/Problems; Income level and environmental sensitivity

Topic 7 - Technology, industry and services.

Description:
Production and Work Organization Models; the role of technology; relevance of ICTs; Tertiary economies

PART IV - INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND ECONOMIC INSTITUTIONS


Topic 8 - International monetary and financial institutions: International Monetary System, International Monetarry Fund and World Bank.

Description:
Global systemic coherence; international payment system; regulation of financial flows;

Topic 9 - Regulation of international trade: the World Trade Organization.

Description:
Global systemic coherence; International Trade Regulation; sectorial aspects of International Trade; Free trade and development

Topic 10 - Economic integration processes.

Description:
Economic integration processes: concepts and experiences; Monetary and Economic Union in the EU; sectoral policies
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