Economic Policy (domestic and international) (2008/2009)

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Course code
4S00403
Credits
10
Coordinator
Giovanni Tondini
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
1 - lezione 5 SECS-P/02-ECONOMIC POLICY Secondo semestre Riccardo Fiorentini
2 - lezione 5 SECS-P/02-ECONOMIC POLICY Secondo semestre Giovanni Tondini

Learning outcomes

Module: 1 - lezione
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Aim of the course is:
1) To give students the theoretical instruments needed to understand the general equilibrium effects of protectionism
2) To analyze the short and lon run equilibrium in the foreign exchan ge market and its relationship with monetary and fiscal policies
3) To study the link between external macro-economic equilibrium and internationl institutions

Module: 2 - lezione
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Lecture 1:
In particular in this part of the course we start from the illustration of the constitutive elements of economic policy to guide the student to understand models and normative analysis.
Then we tackle the reasons for state intervention in the economy and the forms this intervention can take, with focus on the implementation of the economic policies.
The monographic part is focused on a some themes concerning the processes of accumulation and distribution of income and wealth.

Syllabus

Module: 1 - lezione
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The balance of payment
The intruments of trade policy
The free trade vs protectionism debate
The trade policy of less developed countries
Foreign exchange rate market and national economic policy
Feoreign exchange rate regimes and economic interdependence

Textbooks:
Krugman-Obstfeld, Economia internazionale, 4 ed, Pearson 2007:
vol 1: cap. 8-9
vol 2: cap. 2-7,9,10


Module: 2 - lezione
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Assessment methods and criteria

Module: 1 - lezione
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Written exam and possible successive oral exam in support of the written examination


Module: 2 - lezione
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Written exam with open questions and possible successive oral exam in support of the written examination.

Statistics about transparency requirements (Attuazione Art. 2 del D.M. 31/10/2007, n. 544)

Statistics
Outcomes Exams Outcomes Percentages Average Standard Deviation
Positive 30.83% 24 3
Rejected 0.27%
Absent 45.0%
Ritirati 21.94%
Canceled 1.94%
Distribuzione degli esiti positivi
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 30 e Lode
4.5% 7.2% 6.3% 3.6% 9.9% 10.8% 11.7% 10.8% 11.7% 9.0% 4.5% 3.6% 6.3% 0.0%

Data from AA 2008/2009 based on 360 students. I valori in percentuale sono arrotondati al numero intero più vicino.