Economic Policy (2012/2013)

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
Period
secondo semestre dal Feb 18, 2013 al May 24, 2013.

Lesson timetable

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.

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

Data from AA 2012/2013 are not available yet