Joan Ribas

Position

Associate Professor - GNMI BDFP Director

Qualifications

PhD in Economics (UPF)

Biography

Joan Ribas Tur has been a lecturer and academic coordinator at ESCI-UPF since 2009. He has a PhD and master’s degree in Economics from UPF and a bachelor’s degree in Economic and Business Sciences from UAB. He teaches and carries out research in the areas of macroeconomics, international economics, environmental economics and culture and tourism economics. He previously taught at UAO-CEU, UPF and UdG. He is a member of the Research in International Studies and Economics (RISE) research group.

Subjects they teach

Subject
Programme
Typology

Bachelor’s Degree Final Project

Bachelor’s Degree in International Business and Marketing

Required

Programme:
Bachelor’s Degree in International Business and Marketing

Description

Producing and (if required) defending an innovative project in the international business or marketing sphere for a business, institution or social organisation. The work can be organised as a proposal or critical review of internationalisation based on the experience obtained from the internship.

Learning Outcomes

Demonstrate the ability to gather, process, select and assess business, institutional and social information, paying particular attention to multicultural aspects. Collectively apply quantitative criteria and qualitative and normative aspects. Analyse and interrelate different areas of an organisation in the same project. Identify the main results of work and systematically present them orally and in writing.

Code:
44101

Créditos:
8 ECTS

Language:
Catalan / Spanish

Type of subject: Required

Syllabus

Economics and Globalisation

Bachelor’s Degree in International Business and Marketing

Elective

Programme:
Bachelor’s Degree in International Business and Marketing

Description

Development and economic growth. International trade: competition and cooperation. Economic geography.

Learning Outcomes

Analyse and interpret statistics and financial reports. 

Code:
40309

Créditos:
4 ECTS

Language:
Catalan / Spanish

Type of subject: Elective

Syllabus

Microeconomics

Bachelor’s Degree in International Business and Marketing

Core

Programme:
Bachelor’s Degree in International Business and Marketing

Description

Concepts of microeconomics: opportunity costs, production, exchange, comparative advantage and consumption. The basic operating model of markets. Analysis of decision making under uncertainty.

Learning Outcomes

Consider, examine and interpret economic agents’ decisions and their market interaction. Understand and distinguish between the different incentive problems faced by economic agents.

Code:
41201

Créditos:
6 ECTS

Language:
Catalan / Spanish

Type of subject: Core

Syllabus