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Economics and business administration (Academic Year 2012/2013) - corporate path (exhausted)

Institutions of political economy and economic policy

Credits: 10
Available languages: EN, IT
Language: English
Course description
The course describes the main economic and industrial dynamics that have interested Italian and world economy in the last two centuries. In detail, by using economic instruments, in the first part, it provides an analysis of Italian economic development since the unification year, by describing the changing experienced before and after the two world word, focusing on the growth dynamics experienced in the Sixties. At the same time, the course explains the most important historical happening that changed the world’s economic and political scenario (the Great Depression, the role of Sir Keynes in modern economics, Bretton Woods Agreement, Oil Crisis). In the second part, the course provides a description of the extraordinary changes that world, Europe and Italy has faced since the Eighties, focusing on the performance and changing that have involved industry, tourism and services sector. Then the course focus on globalization and the growing of the so called developing countries such as China. Finally, it presents an accurate analysis about the roots of the recent financial and economic crisis and its effects on World, European and Italian economies.
Prerequisites
The course does not ask for prerequisites. However, it is preferable that students have passed the exams of Institutions of political economy and economic policy.
Objectives
Objectives The main objectives of the course are: 1. to offer student a critical analysis of the major economics events that have influenced World, National and Italian economies, mainly by focusing on the performance industries have faced in the last two centuries, and tourism and services sector in the last decades. 2. to provide student the understanding of the main economic and industrial policies that policy makers have adopted in this period of time.
Program
The course is organized in 18 video-lessons. Lessons 1-4 describe the Italian economic evolution from 1861 to world war the first. Lessons 5-7 provide what happened to economies after the great depression of 1929 and the economic measures adopted to face it, focusing on policies defined after world war the second (mainly Bretton Woods Agreement). Lessons 8-11 focus on the European policies defined since the Eighties to the beginning of 2000s when globalization started. Lessons 12-18 provide an analysis of the current financial and economic crisis and its effects on World, European and Italian economies, also by providing some insights on population trends and economic sectors changing. In every video-lesson, students find educational materials (see the pages). Students can find also some demands for each lesson to test what he has learned. Video-lessons 8 and 18 includes also demands that can be sent to the tutor for the evaluation (this is not a mandatory step, even if it is recommended).
Book
PER LA PARTE DI MICRO E MACROECONOMIA: Samuelson P., Nordhaus W. Bollino C.A. (2014), Economia, 20esima edizione, Mc Graw Hil,intero volume, eccetto i capitoli 33 e 34. PER LA PARTE DI POLITICA ECONOMICA: Acocella N. (2011),Fondamenti di Politica Economica, Carocci, capitoli 1,2,3,6,7,10,11,12
Exercises
Gli esercizi proposti durante il corso servono per sviluppare le capacità analitiche e sperimentare il grado di confidenza con i principali concetti dell’economia politica. Si consiglia gli studenti di cimentarsi con gli esercizi proposti solo dopo aver concluso la preparazione degli argomenti trattati. La preparazione dell’esame è favorita da una certa confidenza con le rappresentazioni grafiche e, in particolare, con le nozioni di movimenti lungo le curve e di spostamenti delle curve.
Professor
Giovanna Morelli
Video professors
Prof. Carlo Andrea Bollino - Università di Perugia (Perugia - Italy)
List of lessons
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    •  Lesson n. 5: La Produzione 
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    •  Lesson n. 10: Monopolio 
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    •  Lesson n. 21: Consumo 
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