Course in International Economics in South America

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Spanning many countries and island territories, South America is home to many Spanish-speaking countries. Here, students can literally walk through history on their way to class and soak up the culture of ancient societies. 

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(PALAS 400) Latin America in Global Economy

University of Belgrano
Campus Part time 15 weeks February 2018 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 International 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... [-]

Introduction To Empirical Industrial Economy

Universidad del Rosario - Summer School
Campus Full time 20 hours January 2018 Colombia Bogotá

This course is an introduction to modern models and tools Empirical Industrial Organization. The focus of the course is practical and ideally, students finish elementary estimating models of each type. examples with real databases for each case will be provided. The course is organized in six sections of three hours. [+]

This course is an introduction to modern models and tools Empirical Industrial Organization. The focus of the course is practical and ideally, students finish elementary estimating models of each type. examples with real databases for each case will be provided. The course is organized in six sections of three hours. The first part of each section will be devoted to introducing the models, the second part to introduce programming and the use of estimators, and the third part will discuss the results, practical problems and extensions. Professor: Dr. Jordi Jaumandreu PhD. Boston University (USA) Hours: 8 am - 12 m. Location: Universidad del Rosario, Bogota - Colombia Time Intensity: 20 hours Offer Type: Course homologous UR 2 credits (3.4 ECTS credits) Spanish Language Investment: COP $ 1.440.00 June 12 to June 16, 2017 Economy faculty General objective Knowing how to address the basic estimate by empirical models developed industrial economy. Addressed to The course is graduate level and is aimed at undergraduate students last semester, master's and doctoral students, graduates, professors and generally professionals interested in updating their knowledge. [-]