|Name||National Economy of Latvia|
|Status||Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice; Courses of Free Choice|
|Level and type||Undergraduate Studies, Academic|
|Field of study||Economics|
|Faculty||Department of International Business, Transport Economics and Logistics|
|Academic staff||Remigijs Počs, Astra Auziņa-Emsiņa, Valentīna Strautmane, Valērijs Skribans, Zigrīda Vizule, Līga Jankova|
|Credit points||2.0 (3.0 ECTS)|
The course gives an insight in the major indicators of Latvia's economy and trends, as well as the position of Latvia within the European Union and in the world..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
|The goal of the course is to know and be aware of major indicators of Latvia's economy, trends and dynamics, find information, analyse and form own evaluation on the basis of various sources, experience, information.|
Students will be aware of major indicators of Latvia's economy and trends; - Tests in class and ORTUS (regarding levels of indicators and their changes). Exam covering all themes.
Students will be aware of data sources and will be capable of finding the major indicators. - Tests in class and ORTUS. Practical task.
Students will be capable of analysing the data. - Tests in class and ORTUS. Practical task.
Students will be capable to perform comparison and evaluation of a given theme or issue. - Practical task.
|Course prerequisites||Classroom, computer and projector.|