DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS

Scienze Politiche e delle Relazioni Internazionali DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS

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DIPARTIMENTO DI SCIENZE POLITICHE, SOCIALI E DELLA COMUNICAZIONE
EQF6
POLITICAL AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SCIENCE
2017/2018



YEAR OF COURSE 3
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2008
SECONDO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
1ECONOMIA DELLO SVILUPPO - MODULO 1
540LESSONS
2ECONOMIA DELLO SVILUPPO - MODULO 2
540LESSONS
Objectives
THE AIM IS AN IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS OF THE LITERATURE IN DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS IN ORDER TO SINGLE OUT THE MAIN DETERMINANTS OF THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC EVOLUTION OF A SOCIETY.
IN THE SECOND PART, IT WILL BE TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION HOW THE INTERDEPENDENCE AMONG ECONOMIC AGENTS PLAYS A CRUCIAL ROLE IN DEVELOPMENT THROUGH THE ANALYSIS OF CASE STUDIES. IN BOTH PARTS HOW POLICY MAKERS CAN INTERVENE WILL BE DESCRIBED.
BY THE END OF THE COURSE, THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO IDENTIFY THE KEY-FACTORS EITHER TRIGGERING OR IMPINGING ON DEVELOPMENT WITHIN SPECIFIC SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONTEXTS.
Prerequisites
THERE ARE NO PREREQUISITES.
Contents
TOPICS
- INTRODUCTION TO GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT MODELS;
-NEOCLASSICAL APPROACH;
-KEYNESIAN APPROACH.


SECOND MODULE:
-DEVELOPMENT AND STRATEGIC INTERDEPENDENCE;
-DEVELOPMENT TRAPS AND COORDINATION;
-CPRS;
-RISK, SOLIDARITY NETWORKS AND RECIPROCITY;
-PROPERTY RIGHTS, GOVERNANCE AND CORRUPTION;

Teaching Methods
FIRST MODULE
30 HOURS OF LECTURING
SECOND MODULE
20 HOURS OF LECTURING AND 10 OF SEMINARS
Verification of learning
FOR THE STUDENTS WHO ATTEND THE CLASS, THEIR ASSESSMENT WILL CONSIST IN AN ORAL EXAM, WHOSE AIM IS TO EVALUATE WHETHER THEY HAVE UNDERSTOOD THE FACTORS TRIGGERING DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF DIFFERENT CASE STUDIES. THE LATTER WILL BE PRESENTED BY STUDENTS WHO WILL GIVE SEMINARS AT THE END OF EACH CYCLE OF LECTURES. SIMILARLY FOR THE OTHER STUDENTS, THE ORAL EXAM ASSESSES WHETHER THEY HAVE UNDERSTOOD THE DETERMINANTS OF DEVELOPMENT AND THE CASE STUDIES CONSIDERED IN THE REFERENCES PROVIDED IN THE READING LIST.
Texts
FIRST MODULE
LECTURE NOTES.
SECOND MODULE
B. WYDICK, GAMES IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (2008)
More Information
DURING THE SECOND MODULE ON THE INSTRUCTOR'S WEBSITE IT WILL PUBLISHED A READING LIST WITH THE ARTICLES THAT STUDENTS-IN GROUPS- WILL PRESENT DURING THE SEMINARS. EACH GROUP CAN CHOOSE AMONG THE ARTICLES.

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OFFICE HOURS WILL BE CONSTANTLY UPDATED ON THE INSTRUCTORS' WEBSITE.
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