Political Economy (2023/2024)

Codice insegnamento
cod wi: DT000455
Docenti
Emanuele Bracco, Roberto Ricciuti
Coordinatore
Emanuele Bracco
crediti
4
Settore disciplinare
SECS-P/02 - POLITICA ECONOMICA
Lingua di erogazione
Italiano
Sede
VERONA
Periodo
Anno accademico 2023/2024 Dottorato di Ricerca dal 1-ott-2023 al 30-set-2024.

Orario lezioni

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Obiettivi formativi

The course aims to introduce students to advanced topics in political economy, both in terms of theory and empirical evidence. By the end of the course, the student should be able to identify a political economy problem, derive the equilibrium solutions, and use the relevant econometric techniques to address it.

Programma

Module A – 8 hours (Roberto Ricciuti)
This module introduces state capacity a topic of current research in political economy. In particular, it deals with:
1. Development clusters, 2. Fiscal capacity, 3. Legal capacity, 4. Political violence, 5. Development assistance

The main refence is Besley and Persson (2011), Pillars of Prosperity. Princeton University Press.

Testi di riferimento

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Modalità d'esame

Essay, typically a brief review of the literature on a specific topic or an econometric analysis of a political economy issue.

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