Political Economics

Human Resources Management and Organisational Behaviour, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 1887/2016 - 05/02/2016

5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL + 15,0 OT

- Sérgio Paulo Leal Nunes

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The students should be able to: a) Understand and describe economic issues b) Use statistical and bibliographical data sources to obtain the relevant information for specific problems c) Write reports on economic issues d) Solve applied exercises

1.Basic concepts of economic science. 2.National accounting as a technique for measuring economic activity.3.Policy-mix and its impact on the external environment of an economical unit as applied to Portuguese economy. 4.Analysis and discussion of present and future topical international issues.

Evaluation Methodology
Students may choose between: a) Continuous assessment:
individual intermediate tests with 10/20 as the minimum passing
b) Final exam: 10/20 as the minimum passing grade.

- Frank, R. e Bernanke, B. (2033). Princípios de Economia. Lisboa: McGraw-Hill
- Krugman, P. e Wells, G. (2014). Essentials of Economics. New York: Worth Publishers

Method of interaction
Lectures and case study

Software used in class
Not applicable.