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Course description
  ECONOMICS OF NATURAL RESOURCES

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2020-21

 

Los objetivos que se pretenden alcanzar con los contenidos de la materia son la comprensión por parte del alumno de los aspectos metodológicos y teóricos de la economía de los recursos naturales, y el conocimiento de los instrumentos de política económica ambiental, especialmente del agua desde la perspectiva histórica, teórica y aplicada. Aunque no se trata de una asignatura habitual en los grados de Economía, se considera de especial interés por la importancia que han  adquirido en los últimos años la protección del medio ambiente y el desarrollo sostenible.

Con el estudio de esta asignatura, el alumno será capaz de desarrollar capacidades y habilidades para enfrentar la problemática relacionada con el medio ambiente y los recursos naturales desde un enfoque histórico, económico, social, ambiental y político. 

Los estudiantes conocerán los instrumentos de valoración económica de los recursos naturales, así como los instrumentos disponibles para el análisis y solución de la problemática ambiental y de los recursos naturales, con énfasis en aspectos económicos.

 

 

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

General Competences (CG)

  • CG1 : Capacity to find the information needed for advanced research.
  • CG2 : Capacity to analyse complex information using quantitative methods.
  • CG4 : Ethical commitment and social responsibility at work, respecting the environment, being aware and understanding the importance of a respect for fundamental rights, equality of opportunities for men and women, universal accessibility for the disabled and respect for the values of a peaceful, democratic society.
  • CG5 : Analyse problems using critical reasoning, without prejudice and with precision and rigor.
  • CG6 : Acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for specialised academic research.

 

Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE1 : Capacity to find, revise, select and use academic bibliography and specialised databases dealing with a particular topic.
  • CE2 : Capacity to select, design and justify a research project and carry it out using the appropriate scientific methodology.
  • CE4 : Evaluate the consequences of different courses of action and select the best on the basis of the objectives.
  • CE6 : Issue specialised reports advising on specific economic situations (international, national or regional) or on sectors of the same.
  • CE7 : Identify sources of economic information that is difficult for less specialised researchers to understand and know how to analyse its content.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2020-21

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General

Code: 40608
Lecturer responsible:
SORIANO HERNANDEZ, JUAN PEDRO
Credits ECTS: 5,00
Theoretical credits: 1,40
Practical credits: 0,60
Distance-base hours: 3,00

Departments involved

  • Dept: APPLIED ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
    Area: APPLIED ECONOMICS
    Theoretical credits: 1,4
    Practical credits: 0,6
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.
  • Dept: APPLIED ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
    Area: HISTORY AND ECONOMIC INSTITUTIONS
    Theoretical credits: 0
    Practical credits: 0

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