Course in Economics in South America

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A master’s in economics will help you get an abstract understanding of economies, and how they work. The information learned can help students better understand and develop ideas about fiscal policy, world trade, and economic volatility.

South America is the fourth largest continent. It is divided politically into 12 independent countries. South America is home to the majestic Andes mountain range and the mysterious Amazon River. The world's largest rain forest, with millions of species of exotic animals, is also found in South America.

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(PALAS 400) Latin America in Global Economy

University of Belgrano
Campus Part time 15 weeks February 2017 Argentina Buenos Aires

This course will study the development patterns of Latin America since colonial times to present days. Dependency from external factors has underpinned Latin America´s economic development. This course will focus on the specific issues that determined the economic development of the region as a whole, as well as that of individual countries. [+]

Course Studies in Economics in South America 2017. Information Semesters: First and Second Hours of Instruction per Week: 4 Total Weeks: 15 Total Hours of Instruction: 60 Courses transferable to ECTS Courses transferable to U.S. System Recommendation: A background in Economics plus advanced written and spoken English Course Description This course will study the development patterns of Latin America since colonial times to present days. Dependency from external factors has underpinned Latin America´s economic development. This course will focus on the specific issues that determined the economic development of the region as a whole, as well as that of individual countries. The first part of this course will focus on economic history. In the second part, students are expected to choose one country from a list of Latin American countries and conduct research. A case study of the chosen country’s patterns of development and how economic history forged present-day conditions/ issues/ disparities/ insertion in the world will be presented, both orally - approximately 25 minutes followed by a 10-15 discussion – as well as written, both with a substantial weigh in the total final grade of the course, as seen below. The third part of the course will focus on the future prospects of Latin American development, future dilemmas and strategies to follow. Course Requirements Class attendance is required of all students at UB. A 75% attendance to classes is mandatory to keep the regular student status. An electronic system keeps track of attendance. Students have to slide an electronic card every class to comply with the attendance policy. Class participation is very important; there will be several class discussions, which will rely heavily on student participation. Students are expected to conduct research for the final paper and consult the digital library (EBSCO) for that purpose. UB holds to the view that plagiarism constitutes intellectual theft and is a serious breach of acceptable conduct. Any student caught plagiarizing will immediately be given a “no credit” for all courses taken in the semester. There will be no make ups for classes falling on public holidays. [-]

Undergraduate Course - Economics

EAN University
Online January 2017 Colombia Bogotá

The Economics virtual academic program, emphasized on finance, is one of the first virtual academic programs offered in Colombia in this academic field. Besides seeking a response to the business [+]

The Economics virtual academic program, emphasized on finance, is one of the first virtual academic programs offered in Colombia in this academic field. Besides seeking a response to the business needs of our country, it also aims at developing its academic activities with the purpose of training enterprising professionals throughout the country. This academic program pretends to train professionals in economics under a new vision adaptable to the changing world economy, and integrate regions in the academic training process of this kind of programs.

Universidad EAN offers this program for the purposes as follows:

Train professionals in economics for them to be able to master, amongst other, financial management techniques so necessary to work both in the public and the private sectors, as well as have traditional theoretical and analytical academic training.... [-]