- A.A. 2016/2017
- CFU 8, 4(m)
- Ore 40, 20(m)
- Classe di laurea LM-52, LM-52(m)
nothing more than those to be admitted to this Master degree
This course is meant to provide students, by means of theoretical approach, with
the understanding of the issues characterizing economic development. It is
composed of two modules addressing the relationship between growth,
development and inequality, more and more at the core of the economic
At the end of the course students, through:
a) the Module Developmet will be able to understand the role of the main
economic variables in the virtuous dynamics within the sustainable development
process in the medium-long run.
b) the Module Inequality will be able to employ the main tools meant to describe
inequality and to highlight the related concepts so to better understand the
nature of the complex relationships linking inequality to growth and development.
The Development Module is composed of the following issues:
1. Exogenous and endogenous growth theories
2. Development theories
3. Sustainable development and globalization
4. Human Development Index
so to understand the links between economic variables and their role in yielding
The Inequality Module, by examining various ways to describe inequality, as listed
1. The assessment of income inequality: methods and results
2. Issues about world-wide health and education inequality and its implications on
3. Does gender matter?
4.The complex link between economic growth and income inequality
aims at understanding the multidimensional nature of economic development.
- 1. (A) Branko Milanovic Worlds apart Princeton University Press, Princenton and Oxford, 2005
- 2. (A) E. Croci Angelini Lecture notes downloadable from the instructor website, Macerata, 2013
Lecture notes will be downloadable on the seminar webpage
class lectures and working groups starting in the lab and continuing autonomously
towards writing the final assignment