Economic Policy (2015/2016)

Course code
4S00265
Name of lecturers
Roberto Ricciuti, Giovanni Tondini
Coordinator
Roberto Ricciuti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
SECS-P/02 - ECONOMIC POLICY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
secondo semestre triennali dal Feb 15, 2016 al Jun 1, 2016.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course is divided in two modules. The module led by Gianni Tondini deals with general issues in Economic Policy. The module led by Roberto Ricciuti (8 credits) is ideally divided in three sections. The first analyses issues raised by the European Monetary Union, while the second one deals with financial crises in an historical perspective. The third section addresses the issue of varieties of capitalism in Europe. All the material of the Ricciuti module will be available in the elearning site.

Syllabus

Tondini:
Balducci R., Candela G., Scorcu A, Introduzione alla Politica economica, Zanichelli, Bologna, capitoli 1 e 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.
L. Burroni, Capitalismi a confronto. Istituzioni e regolazione dell’economia nei paesi europei, Bologna, Il Mulino.

Assessment methods and criteria

Mid-term: 60-minute written paper, two open questions, 50% of the final marks. Final exam: 60-minute written paper, two open questions, 50% of the final marks.

Full exam: 90-minute written paper, four open questions.

Student opinions - 2015/2016