Economics of European Integration
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Area of Study
Business Administration, Economics, International Business, International Economics
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
OverviewDESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS: PROGRAMME1 Introduction2 The economic crisis in Spain and the EU3 Theory of economic integration4 Trade and regional integration5 European monetary integration6 Common Policies I: Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)7 Common Policies II: Regional Policy8 Common Policies III: Environmental Policy9 Common Policies IV: Trade Policy (with third countries)10 European Integration DynamicASSESSMENT SYSTEMGrading will be based on:Final grade will be base in weighted average of the final exam and course grade:- Final exam: 40% of the final gradeIt consists of 40% of practical questions and 60% of theoretical ones.- Quizzes (theoretical and practical) and course participation: 60% of the final grade20% Essays, mainly the final one EEI3;40% Quizzes (practical and theoretical)- Extra point 5 %: We will also give a bonus of 5% on the final grade for those who have a good participation in both theoretical and practical classesBASIC BIBLIOGRAPHYTheo Hitiris (2003): European Union Economics, , 5th edition, Prentice Hall.
Please note that there are no beginning level Spanish courses offered in this program.
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