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ECONOMIC HISTORY

CODE 71957
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 8697 ECONOMIA AZIENDALE(L-18) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 8698 ECONOMIA DELLE AZIENDE MARITTIME, LOGISTICA E TRASP.(L-18) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 8699 ECONOMIA E COMMERCIO(L-33) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SECS-P/12
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    SECTIONING This unit is divided into 4 sections:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    This course aims at offering an overview of the economic growth and development from the Early Modern Age to the 21st century in a comparative perspective by focusing on the strategic factors responsible for modern growth.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    In this course, the long term European and international economic development is studied. The course traces the main transformations of the international economy, focusing on some significant issues, such as population, agriculture, international commerce, manufacturing and finance.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Knowledge and understanding 
    Students must acquire adequate knowledge and effective understanding of the operation mechanisms of economic systems in a comparative and long-term perspective. 

    Ability to apply knowledge and understanding 
    Students must learn to apply acquired knowledge and understand problems related to the current economic context as a result of its historical evolution. 

    Judgment Autonomy 
    Students must be able to use both conceptual and operational skills acquired with autonomy of judgment and skills in different contexts of application. 

    Communication Skills 
    Students must acquire the technical language of the discipline to communicate clearly and unambiguously to specialists and non-specialists. 

    Learning Abilities 
    Students must develop adequate learning skills so they will be able to elaborate autonomously the key issues of the discipline, especially in the working contexts where they will operate.

    PREREQUISITES

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    TEACHING METHODS

    Face to face lectures

     

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

     

    - Growth and economic development in the long run

    - Before  the modern industry: preindustrial societies

    - The start of modern Industry. England’s 18th century

    - Development patterns: the Second Comers.

    - From the first globalization to the second World War

    - The modern economic development from 1945 to 1979

    - The second globalization and its crises

     

     

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    For English textbooks and teaching material,  Erasmus students are invited to contact the lecturer during office hours.

     

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    ANDREA ZANINI (President)

    MARCO DORIA

    LUIGI ODDO

    LUISA PICCINNO

    MARINA ROMANI

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

     

    See the teaching calendar of the Department.

    Class schedule

    ECONOMIC HISTORY A

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Written examination

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Written examination, with multiple choice and open ended questions

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    20/12/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
    12/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
    27/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
    02/05/2022 15:00 GENOVA Scritto Appello straordinario riservato esclusivamente ai laureandi a.a. 2020/21.
    09/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
    23/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
    07/07/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
    06/09/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto

    FURTHER INFORMATION