Economic Policy (domestic and international) - lezione 2 (2006/2007)

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Name of lecturer
Riccardo Fiorentini
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2nd semester dal Feb 19, 2007 al May 26, 2007.

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Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

General:The study of the economic policy allows the student to develop a critical dimension and a vision of economic problems in junction with several other problems ( politics, business organization, etc.).

Lecture 1 :
In particular in this part of the course we start from the illustration of the constitutive elements of economic policy to guide the student to understand models and normative analysis.
Then we tackle the reasons for state intervention in the economy and the forms this intervention can take, with focus on the implementation of the economic policies.
The monographic part is focused on a some themes concerning the processes of accumulation and distribution of income and wealth.

Lecture 2
Understanding of the features and the most important phenomena of the international economic policy. Critical and active learning of economic policy tools that interact on the international level to enable reaching given objectives, in a worldwide market economy

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
BARANZINI M. - TONDINI G. Accumulazione, distribuzione e risparmio. Macro-economia avanzata CEDAM 2003 8813249594
FERRO Angelo Appunti del Corso di politica economica internazionale pagina WEB prof. Ferro A. 2006
ACOCELLA N. Economia del benessere Carocci 2002 8843021958
KRUGMAN P.R.-OBSTFELD M. Economia internazionale. Volume primo: teoria e politica del commercio internazionale (Edizione 3) Hoepli 2003 8820330911
KRUGMAN P. R.-OBSTFELD M. Economia internazionale. Volume secondo: economia monetaria internazionale (Edizione 3) Hoepli 2003 8820332493
BALDUCCI R.-CANDELA G.-SCORCU A.E. Introduzione alla politica economica Zanichelli 2001 8808090817
FERRO A. - RAELI G. La liberalizzazione dei mercati mondiali, dall’ITO alla WTO passando per il GATT Il Sole 24Ore 1999

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam with open questions and possible successive oral exam in support of the written examination

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