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Course description
  PUBLIC ECONOMICS

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2019-20

La asignatura Economía Pública es una asignatura optativa de cuarto curso del Grado en Economía. Se encuadra dentro de la especialidad de Economía Pública.

Requisitos: Conocimientos básicos de Microeconomía, Macroeconomía, Matemáticas, Estadística y Teoría de Juegos. Familiaridad con algún paquete estadístico.

 

 

Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

General Competences (CG)

  • CG3 : Capacity for self-learning.
  • CG5 : Capacity to take decisions by applying acquired knowledge to practical situations.
  • CG8 : Analyse problems using critical reasoning, without prejudices, precisely and rigorously.
  • CG9 : Capacity for synthesis.

 

General Competences acquired at University of Alicante (CGUA)

  • CGUA1 : Read and communicate in a foreign language in a professional environment, especially in English.
  • CGUA3 : Capacity for oral and written communication.

 

Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE1 : Contribute towards the correct management of resource allocation in both the private and public context.
  • CE10 : Capacity to apply the knowledge and skills acquired to solve theoretical and applied economic problems.
  • CE11 : Analytical skills for developing theoretical frameworks that simplify study of the real economy and the capacity to set appropriate levels of abstraction when studying different economic questions.
  • CE12 : Be able to use the appropriate tools for the analysis, diagnosis and solution of economic questions and problems.
  • CE2 : Identify and anticipate relevant economic problems relating to resource allocation in general, in both the private and public context.
  • CE3 : Bring a rational approach to the analysis and description of any aspect of economic reality.
  • CE4 : Evaluate the consequences of different options for action and select the best one according to the objectives set.
  • CE9 : Understand economic institutions as the result and application of theoretical or formal representations of how the economy works.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

- To use analytical reasoning to broach and solve economic problems.

- To understand under which circumstances public intervention is necessary for efficiency and equity.

- To analyse public intervention in health and education.

- To understand basic social security mechanisms, such as pension systems, unemployment benefits and income redistribution policies.

- To understand the significance of tax incidence.

 

 

Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2019-20

No data

 

 

General

Code: 35034
Lecturer responsible:
ITURBE-ORMAECHE CORTAJARENA, IÑIGO
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,50
Practical credits: 0,90
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

  • Dept: FOUNDATIONS OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
    Area: FOUNDATIONS OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
    Theoretical credits: 1,5
    Practical credits: 0,9
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

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