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First of all, the course aims to give the logical instruments to understand corporate groups economics, considering their origins, their developments, corporate governance processes and the situations in which conflicts of interests may occur.
Furthermore, the course aims to explain how corporate groups reach, maintain, or loose their economic, monetary and financial equilibrium, considering the impact of: a) the group structure, b) the financial and production relationship between companies; c) heterogeneity in the business competitiveness and financial performances and structures of the companies that form the group.
Written exam. The student may ask for an oral exam.