Checking date: 08/04/2019

Course: 2019/2020

Economics of european integration
Study: Bachelor in Economics (202)

Coordinating teacher: SAN JUAN MESONADA, CARLOS

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Economics

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
Specific knowledge and capacities: 1. Understanding and compression of the economics of the EU. 2. Capabilities for and evaluation of the economic environment of companies in the EU and international context. 3. Capability to apply the theoretical models of regional integration and the new economic geography to real word problems 4. Problems solving Skills and aptitudes: 1. EU data base and documentation search. 2. Team working 3. Critical reasoning 4. Written and oral communication. Essay presentation.
Description of contents: programme
1 Introduction 2 The economic crisis in Spain and the EU 3 Theory of economic integration 4 Trade and regional integration 5 European monetary integration 6 Common Policies I: Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) 7 Common Policies II: Regional Policy 8 Common Policies III: Environmental Policy 9 Common Policies IV: Trade Policy (with third countries) 10 European Integration Dynamic
Learning activities and methodology
The students knowledge competencies and aptitudes will be acquire through masterly lessons, by problems solving handed to the TA and reviewed during the practical lessons and by the students problems solving in the blackboard during the practical lessons. Although the skills will be worked out by the students individually in the week before each practical lesson.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 40
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60
Basic Bibliography
  • Carlos San Juan Mesonada. Readings in Economics of Eropean Integration. Jean Monnet Chair in Economics of Eropean Integration. 2015
  • Theo Hitiris. European Union Economics, . 5th edition, Pearson Education. 2003
  • Theo Hitiris (2003):. European Union Economics, . 5th edition, Prentice Hall.
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Additional Bibliography
  • Mike Artis and Frederick Nixson (2007): . The Economics of the European Union. . Policy and Analyses, 4th edition, . Oxford University Press
  • Paul De Grauwe (2007) . Economics of Monetary Union, 7th edition . Oxford University Press. 2007
  • Richard Baldwin and Charles Wyplosz (2006): . The Economics of European Integration, . 2nd edition, . McGraw Hill
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