International economic policy (2014/2015)

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
Italian
Period
Secondo semestre dal Feb 19, 2015 al May 29, 2015.

Lesson timetable

Secondo semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 4:20 PM - 6:50 PM lesson Lecture Hall VM3  
Thursday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM lesson Hall Sala 3  

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

National Income Accounting and the Balance of Payments
Exchange Rates and the Foreign Exchange Market: An Asset Approach
Money, Interest Rates, and Exchange Rates
Price Levels and the Exchange Rate in the Long Run
Output and the Exchange Rate in the Short Run
Fixed Exchange Rates and Foreign Exchange
International Monetary Systems: An Historical Overview
Optimum Currency Areas and the European Experience
Financial Globalization: Opportunity and Crisis
Developing Countries: Growth, Crisis, and Reform

Textbook
Krugman, Obstfeld, and Melitz International Economics: Theory and Policy, 9/e, Pearson (Chapters 13 through 22).

Assessment methods and criteria

90-minute 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 60.00% 26 2
Rejected --
Absent 40.0%
Ritirati --
Canceled --
Distribuzione degli esiti positivi
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 30 e Lode
0.0% 0.0% 3.3% 0.0% 3.3% 3.3% 13.3% 10.0% 23.3% 13.3% 20.0% 0.0% 10.0% 0.0%

Data from AA 2014/2015 based on 50 students. I valori in percentuale sono arrotondati al numero intero più vicino.