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ECONOMIC HISTORY

CODE 80372
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 9 cfu during the 3nd year of 8459 STORIA (L-42) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 8465 METODOLOGIE FILOSOFICHE (LM-78) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SECS-P/12
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The couse will focus - sinthetically way- on the institutional premises and macro and microeconomic  factors that led to the Industrial Revolution and to the birth of the modern world   starting from some economic key-concepts  which will be developed  through specific country case-studies.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The couse will focus - in a sinthetically way- on the institutional premises and macro and microeconomic  factors that led to the Industrial Revolution and to the birth of the modern world   starting from some economic key-concepts  which will be developed  through specific country case-studies.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    At the end of the course, students  should be able to understand and to describe (using the economic microlanguage)  the systematic and interpretative framework of the main transformations  which characterized  the evolution of the economic and social western system structure

    PREREQUISITES

    Nothing

    TEACHING METHODS

    Face to face lectures onsite

    Students who want to attend the lessons remotely must previously contact the lecturer by e-mail

    Students who  will follow the course remotely will be considered non attending students.

    Students  will be given online tests to check  the progress of their  background. The lecturer will stimulate the discussion about some of the most important topics taught

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Preindustrial societies (key-concepts)
    -Population patterns
    -Credit and money from the Ancient Regime to the Contemporary Age
    -The Industrial Revolution
    -Development  patterns: the First Comers
    -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

    References (6 ECTS course):

    Ennio De Simone, Storia economica. Dalla rivoluzione industriale alla rivoluzione informatica, Milano, Franco Angeli, 2014, pp. 3-203 e 220-316.

    MARINA ROMANI'S LECTURES: other teaching materials will be uploaded to Aula web

    References (9 ECTS course):

    Ennio De Simone, Storia economica. Dalla rivoluzione industriale alla rivoluzione informatica, Milano, Franco Angeli, 2014, pp.  3-203 e 220-316.

     MARINA ROMANI'S LECTURES:
    M. Romani, Il governo della peste: medici, malati, religiosi, magistrature sanitarie (secc. XIV-XVI), in Archivio di Stato di Milano. Annuario 2015, pp. 62-77. The PDF will be uploaded to  AW
    -R. Scuro, Gli ebrei nel contesto urbano fra integrazione nella comunità e relazioni coi governi. Complessità di un modello latino-mediterraneo: il caso dell’Italia settentrionale medievale, in Rostro Judios del Occidente Medieval, Governo di Navarra, Estella ,2018. The PDF will be uploaded to AW
    Other teaching materials will be uploaded to AW

    LUISA PICCINNO'S LECTURES:

    The lectures will concern the evolution of business forms in a historical perspective.

    The supplementary references about this topic will be uploaded to AW
    Bibliographic references are the same for attending and non-attending  students

     

    Erasmus students have to contact the teachers  by e-mail. Specific readings will be  uploaded to Aulaweb

     

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    MARINA ROMANI (President)

    LUISA PICCINNO (President Substitute)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    Monday 20th February 2023 at 2.00 PM

    Class schedule

    ECONOMIC HISTORY

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

     

    Written test  (multiple choice and open-ended questions). Two separate question-sheets will be prepared and corrected by each professor. Attending students can take two intermediate tests.
     

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Multiple choice questions  will check  technicalities and specific contents/Open questions will check students' critical skills and  their ability to  elaborate  logically the topics   taught  in the course

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    12/12/2022 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
    26/01/2023 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
    09/02/2023 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
    09/02/2023 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
    08/06/2023 11:00 GENOVA Compitino
    22/06/2023 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
    06/07/2023 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
    11/09/2023 11:00 GENOVA Scritto