Economic policy + financial crisis - Economic policy

  • A.A. 2016/2017
  • CFU 6, 3(m)
  • Ore 40, 20(m)
  • Classe di laurea LM-77, LM-77(m)
Paolo Ramazzotti / Professore di ruolo - II fascia / Politica economica (SECS-P/02)
Dipartimento di Economia e Diritto

Basic knowledge of microeconomics and macroeconomics

Obiettivi del corso

The course aims to provide an advanced understanding of the theory of economic policy by discussing and comparing different schools of microeconomic and macroeconomic thought.

Programma del corso

1. The concept of "free market" and of "market failure"
2. Economic development and environmental issues
3. Income distribution
4. Money
5. Consumption, savings and investment
6. Unemployment
7. Fiscal policy
8. Monetary policy
9) Financial regulation
10) Globalization

Testi (A)dottati, (C)onsigliati
  • 1.  (A) H. Bougrine, Ian Parker, M. Seccareccia Introducing Microeconomic Analysis Emond Montgomery Publications, Toronto, 2010 » Pagine/Capitoli: chaptersi 2, 7, 10, 11
  • 2.  (A) H. Bougrine, M. Seccareccia Introducing Macroeconomic Analysis Emond Montgomery Publications, Toronto, 2010 » Pagine/Capitoli: chapters from 2 to 9, 11, 13
Metodi didattici
  • Traditional lessons with occasional discussions.
Modalità di valutazione
  • The exam aims to ascertain the student's overall understanding of the approaches to economic policy that different schools of thought provide and their implications for today's economy.
    The student can choose between an oral exam that lasts around 20 minutes and a 4000 word paper that discusses two of the issues presented during the lectures.
Lingue, oltre all'italiano, che possono essere utilizzate per l'attività didattica

English will be used throughout the course

Lingue, oltre all'italiano, che si intende utilizzare per la valutazione

English will be used for all types of exam

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