Dades generals

Curs acadèmic:
2018
Descripció:
0%
Crèdits ECTS:
6

Grups

Competències

  • Comunicar arguments de manera correcta, oralment i per escrit, en les llengües oficials i en anglès.
  • Analitzar criticament les dades i la documentació econòmica legal, i saber interpretar i extreure resultats significatius i rellevants.
  • Analitzar el funcionament del sistema econòmic i ser capaç de contextualizar el paper i les funcions dels diferents agents i institucions econòmiques.
  • Conèixer i valorar els instruments disponibles per assolir els objectius de la política econòmica..
  • Interpretar les interrelacions econòmiques dels processos d'integració econòmica regional i internacional.

Continguts

1. National accounts and balance of payments

2. The asset approach to exchange rates

3. Money, interest rates and the exchange rate

4. Exchange rate in the long run

5. Exchange rate in the short run

6. Foreign exchange interventions

7. Monetary systems and policy coordination

8. Optimum currency areas

Activitats

Tipus d’activitat Hores amb professor Hores sense professor Total
Anàlisi / estudi de casos 50 100 150
Total 50 100 150

Bibliografia

  • P. Krugman, M. Obstfeld and M. Melitz (2015). International Economics Theory and Policy (9th). Pearson.

Avaluació i qualificació

Activitats d'avaluació:

Descripció de l'activitat Avaluació de l'activitat %
Midterm Exam (20% total mark) Midterm test will evaluate how students are assimilating both the theoretical and empirical materials until that point. 20
Final exam (80% total mark) The final exam will evaluate both the theory and the exercises that have been covered during the whole course. The aim of the exam is that the student proves his knowledge and understanding about globalization and international economics dynamics.

80

Qualificació

The evaluation is formed by two exams. A midterm test (20% of the final mark) and a final exam (80% of the final mark) where both theoretical and empirical activities will be evaluate.

If someone does not shows up for the midterm test, the maximum mark he can achieve is the 80% corresponding to the final exam.

There is not a minimum mark needed in the Midterm test in order to pass the subject.

The student will need at least a 4 out of 10 in the final exam in order to pass the subject.

The 2nd sit will count for the 100% of the mark.

Respecting the previous criteria, it is important to keep in mind that the final average mark has to be at least 5 out of 10 to pass the subject.

Criteris específics de la nota «No Presentat»:
A student is considered as "Presentat" if he shows up for either the final exam or the 2nd sit.

Observacions

It is recommendable a good Macroeconomics background.