International economic policy (2013/2014)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S00450
Name of lecturer
Roberto Ricciuti
Coordinator
Roberto Ricciuti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
SECS-P/02 - ECONOMIC POLICY
Language of instruction
English
Period
secondo semestre dal Feb 17, 2014 al May 30, 2014.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course of International Political Economy is to provide students with analytical and conceptual tools to understand international macroeconomic developments, with special reference to monetary and fiscal politicy issues.

Syllabus

The course of International Economic Policy tackles advanced issues regarding development macroeconomics. After an introductory part concerning the definition of the field of study and a general treatment of national accounting, market structure and economic agents’ behavioural functions, the course will consider issues concerning fiscal, monetary and exchange-rate policies.


Textbook
Krugman, Obstfeld, and Melitz International Economics: Theory and Policy, 9/e, Pearson

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination and 4000-word essay on a topic to agree with the lecturer during the teaching break.