Political economy (2022/2023)

Codice insegnamento
4S000930
Docenti
Roberto Ricciuti, Emanuele Bracco
Coordinatore
Roberto Ricciuti
crediti
5
Settore disciplinare
SECS-P/02 - POLITICA ECONOMICA
Lingua di erogazione
Italiano
Sede
VERONA
Periodo
Anno accademico 2022/2023 Dottorato di ricerca dal 1-ott-2022 al 30-set-2023.

Orario lezioni

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Obiettivi formativi

The course aims to expose the students to some topics of current interest in political economy (i.e., state capacity, at electoral and political systems, and accountability).

Programma

Module A – 10 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.
Module B – 10 hours (Emanuele Bracco)
This module looks at electoral and political systems, and accountability.

Testi di riferimento

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Modalità d'esame

Essay: it could be either a survey of the literature (4000 words) or (preferably) an empirical application on a relevant economic issue (3000 words).