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EU AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS

CODE 63744
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 9 cfu during the 3nd year of 8699 ECONOMIA E COMMERCIO(L-33) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SECS-P/02
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course illustrates the fundamental principles of international economics. Students are introduced to the theories with which to understand international trade patterns, examine trade policies, analyse the determinants of exchange rates and international financial crises, and address topical issues of international economic interdependence between states.
    The course also focuses on the history of the European Union and on the economic role of European institutions.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Frontal lessons and seminars

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    The course aims to provide the essentials for understanding the peculiarities that characterize the international economy. Firstly, are presented established theoretical models explaining the behavior of the variables and of the subjects of political economy. Then are proposed the implications, also of theoretical nature, wich can be derived from most recent processes of globalization. The examination focuses on the institutions of the European Union, and finally on the actions of political and economic importance which are implemented.

     

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    .C.FEENSTRA, A.M. TAYLOR, Economia Internazionale - Teoria e politica degli scambi internazionali, Hoepli, Milano, 2009. Except Chapters 7, 9, 10 and 11.2 and 11.3

    N.NUGENT, Organizzazione politica europea, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2011.

    M.BAGELLA,  L’euro e la politica monetaria, Giappichelli, Torino, 2015

     

    The arguments here dealt concerning the European Union are reflected in the corresponding articles of the Treaty of Lisbon, which is available in a consolidated form ( Trattato dell’UE - TUE e Trattato sul funzionamento dell’UE - TFUE ), in the portal of the European Union:       

              http://europa.eu/documentation/legislation/index_it.htm

     

    Attending students will have as a reference for the oral examination concerning “Institutional Course” a “tesario” (list of questions) that will be distributed at the end of the lessons

     

    Other useful texts

    V.DI VITA (a cura di), Compendio di Economia Internazionale, Gruppo Editoriale EsseLibri Simone, Napoli, 2005

    F.ATTINA’, G.NATALICCHI, L’Unione europea. Governo, istituzioni, politiche, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2^ed., 2010

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    GIOVANNI BATTISTA PITTALUGA (President)

    FABRIZIO GAZZO

    ELENA SEGHEZZA

    SILVIO TRAVERSO

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    II sem.

    27 february. 2017 - 1 june 2017

    EXAMS

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Oral examination for the "Institutional course" and written examination for the "Monographic course".

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Attendance is recommended but not compulsory