Economics of Networks

ECONOMICS Economics of Networks

0222200029
DIPARTIMENTO DI SCIENZE ECONOMICHE E STATISTICHE
EQF7
ECONOMICS
2017/2018

OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 2
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2016
PRIMO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
1060LESSONS
Objectives
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

THE LECTURES AIMS TO DEEPEN STUDENT'S UNDERSTANDING OF ECONOMIC INSTRUMENTS AND ITS POTENTIAL USES FOR REAL ECONOMY. IN PARTICULAR, THEY WILL ANALYZE THE TOPICS RELATED TO LAND USE, SPATIAL AREAS WHERE ECONOMIC PHENOMENA TAKE PLACE AND EVOLUTIONARY PROCESSES OF ECONOMIC SYSTEMS.

APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

THE LECTURES GOAL IS TO MAKE STUDENTS ABLE TO ACHIEVE THE NECESSARY SKILLS TO APPLY THE ECONOMIC THEORY AT REAL ECONOMY ISSUES SUCH AS TERRITORIAL THEMES AND MOBILITY.

MAKING JUDGEMENT

THE LECTURES AIMS TO CONSOLIDATE THE ABILITIES TO ASSESS AND ANALYZE ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF SPATIAL PHENOMENA, TRANSPORTS AND ORGANIZATION OF ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES IN THE TERRITORY.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

THE LECTURES WILL CONSIST OF SEVERAL ACTIVITIES (EXERCISES, CLASSROOM DISCUSSIONS), EACH ONE AIMS TO STRENGTHEN COMMUNICATIVE SKILLS, AT DIFFERENT LEVELS OF KNOWLEDGE, IN ORDER TO CONSOLIDATE ECONOMICAL AND TERRITORIAL ANALISING ABILITIES AND SCIENTIFIC COMPETENCES.

LEARNING SKILLS

THE DYNAMIC INTERACTION THAT CHARACTERIZES THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ECONOMY AND TERRITORY SUGGESTS A CONTINUOUS UPDATING OF SKILLS.FOR THIS REASON, THE COURSE WILL PROVIDE THE STUDENT WITH THE NECESSARY INDEPENDENCE TO ACQUIRE A BROADER KNOWLEDGE AND TO ADJUST THE COMPETENCIES TO REAL WORLD
Prerequisites
FUNDAMENTAL OF MICROECONOMICS
Contents
TOPICS

WELFARE ECONOMICS
PROGRAMMING AND PLANNING
SPACE AND ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
THE ECONOMIC SPATIAL STRUCTURE
PRINCIPLES OF AGGLOMERATION AND LOCATION
THE DYNAMICS OF LOCAL SYSTEMS:PHYSICAL,HUMAN AND SOCIAL CAPITAL
SPACIAL ECONOMIC AND RESIDENTIAL ACTIVITIES
CONCENTRATION IN SPACE: CITIES, URBAN NETWORKS AND DISTRICTS
INTERREGIONAL GAP
ECONOMICS OF TECHNICAL PROGRESS, INDUSTRIALISATION AND TERTIARIZATION OUTLINES OF ECONOMICS AND POLICY OF TRANSPORTATION
THE ITALIAN TPL MARKET. FRAMEWORK AND TRENDS
RUDIMENTS OF LOGISTICS

Teaching Methods
TRADITIONAL LESSONS, SEMINARS BY EXPERTS, EXERCISES, CLASSROOM DISCUSSIONS, INTERACTING WITH THE PROFESSOR BY E-MAIL
Verification of learning
THE EXAM IS ORAL AND AIMS TO ASCERTAIN THE STUDENTS' ABILITY TO INTERPRET ECONOMIC EVENTS THROUGH THE KNOWLEDGES ACQUIRED DURING THE CLASS;INTERACTIVITY AND PARTICIPATION OF STUDENTS ARE AMONG THE ITEMS CONSIDERED FOR EVALUATION.
Texts
MOESCH G.– APPUNTI DI ECONOMIA DEL BENESSERE, CUSL SALERNO 2008
MOESCH G – EVOLUZIONE DEI TRASPORTI – ESTRATTO DALL’INTRODUZIONE AL VOLUME LA PIANIFICAZIONE DEI TRASPORTI IN ITALIA, CUSL SALERNO 2008
PETRICCIONE S., CARLUCCI F.- MANUALE DI ECONOMIA DEI TRASPORTI, CEDAM, PADOVA 2006
CAPELLO R., ECONOMIA REGIONALE, IL MULINO, BOLOGNA, 2004
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