Bachelor's degree in Economics and Business (Vicenza)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Economic Policy

Course code
4S00265
Name of lecturers
Roberto Ricciuti, Giovanni Tondini, Marcella Veronesi
Coordinator
Roberto Ricciuti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
SECS-P/02 - ECONOMIC POLICY
Language of instruction
Italian
Site
VICENZA
Period
secondo semestre dal Feb 18, 2013 al May 24, 2013.

Lesson timetable

secondo semestre

Not inserted.

Learning outcomes

The course is divided in three modules: the first one (Giovanni Tondini, 1 credit, 8 hours) deals with intruments and objectives in economic policy. The second module (Roberto Ricciuti, 6 credits, 48 hours) on the one hand analyses issues raised by the European Monetary Union, on the other hand deals with sovereing debt crisis in historical perspective. The third module (Marcella Veronesi, 2 credits, 16 hours) introduces instruments for environmental economic policy and deals with market failures, externalities, public goods, sustainable development, and the relationship between economic growth, increasing population and the environment.

Syllabus

Tondini:
Balducci R., Candela G., Scorcu A, Introduzione alla Politica economica, Zanichelli, Bologna, chapters 1 and 7.

Ricciuti:
P. De Grauwe, Economia dell’unione monetaria, Bologna, il Mulino.
C. Reinhart e P. Rogoff, Questa volta è diverso. Otto secoli di follia finanziaria, Milano, Il Saggiatore.

Veronesi:
R. K. Turner, D. W. Pearce, I. Bateman, Economia ambientale, Bologna, Il Mulino, chapters 3-8, and 10-14.

Assessment methods and criteria

90-minute written paper, four open questions.



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