Checking date: 28/04/2023

Course: 2023/2024

Principles of Economy
Bachelor in Security Engineering (Plan: 282 - Estudio: 272)

Coordinating teacher: GALLEGO CANTERO, MARIA JOSE

Department assigned to the subject: Economics Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Previous knowledge do not need to pursue the matter properly.
-Management capacity of economic resources in the field of public administration -Get the basics and the fundamentals of the Spanish economy and the major economic doctrines. -Understand the principles and laws on which rests the macroeconomics and microeconomics. -To know the essential contents on budget and public spending. -Learn to apply the procedures and mechanisms for recruitment that are used in public administrations. - Learn about the economic implications of decisions at the international level and the main global economic institutions.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
I. Economics and economic systems: normative and positive - economics microeconomics and macroeconomics - economic systems - resources, technologies, scarcity, opportunity cost II. Microeconomics: - Market and competition (supply and demand, equilibrium, over) - Elasticity- market types: efficiency, intervention and failure III. Macroeconomics:-macroeconomic aggregates. -The real economy (production, growth, financial system).Money and prices (monetary system, money and inflation.) IV. Budget and public spending: denomination and regulations that govern them. Of the State budget. Public finances: Income and expenditure of public V. World economy:-trade international.-economies of scale, and international trade. -Emerging markets, resources. International development agencies. VI. The history of Economics through The Nobel Prizes. Evolution of economic science.
Learning activities and methodology
The tutorials will be developed in the same way that is followed in the teaching format.On-site and off-site activities are included. Certain sessions will be taught online . There will be a visit to the Parliament with assistance to the budget sesión of practical skills. Participation in economic content talks Viewing documentaries of different topics Reading a book of economic disclosure. 50% Of the training activities are focused on the acquisition of theoretical knowledge through the method of the master class that relies on computer presentations in the classroom. The remaining 50% is focused on the acquisition of practical skills related to the program of each course and realized
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • N.Gregory Mankiw . Principios de economía . Paraninfo. 2012
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
Additional Bibliography
  • Francisco Mochon. Economía, Teoria y Política. McGrawHill. 2009
  • Juan Manuel Blanco. Economía. Teoría y Práctica. McGrawHill. 2008
  • Krugman, Wells, Olney. Fundamentos de Economia. Reverte. 2011
  • Rebeca de Juan, Asunción Mochón. Principios de economía. Problemas. MacGrawHill. 2008
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