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CODE 44911
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SECS-P/12
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course deals with the main topics of the modern economic development focusing on some critical aspects of the globalization. The historical analysis is constantly related to the undestanding and the utilizazion of the methodological and conceptual tools of the economic science.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to analyse the international economic relations system from the end of XIXth century to the present time. The goal is to examine the economic process and its multiple variables in order to understand the changing context in which the firms live and work.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Knowledge and understanding 
Students must acquire adeguate 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 application contexts. 
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

Basic knowledge of the most significant moments and processes ot contemporary history and knowledge of the “mechanisms” of the economy learnt in a first level university experience.

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures, seminars and workshops on specific topics.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The changes of the world economy in the period 1870-2000. Colonialism of the XIX th century. Economic supremacies. International trade. A comparative analysis of the main national economic systems examined in their specific paths.

Economic policies and economic theories.

Different economic (and social) models. Anglo-saxon capitalism. The “nippo-german” model. The chinese “socialist market economy”. The Asian dragoons.

The firms. Strategies, organization, markets..

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

V. Valli, L'Europa e l'economia mondiale. Trasformazioni e propettive, Roma, Carocci, 2008 (enterely).

F. Mazzei, V, Volpi, La rivincita della mano visibile. Il modello economico asiatico e l'occidente, Milano, Egea, 2012 (enterely).

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARCO DORIA (President)

LUISA PICCINNO

MARINA ROMANI

ANDREA ZANINI

LESSONS

LESSONS START

I semester

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Oral exam with questions on main topics discussed in the course. There will be initially some general questions to measure the skills of positioning specific matters in wider contexts and, at the same time, the skill in utilizing the technical language of the discipline to communicate clearly and unambiguously In a second step more detalied questions will make possible to appreciate the ability of interconnecting topics developing deeper analysis.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
12/01/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
26/01/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
09/02/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
22/05/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
05/06/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
20/06/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
12/09/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Further information for not attending students.

Not attending students have to prepare the same general program of the course working on the texts mentioned in bibliography. Addressing the professor via email or via teams they could receive additional information and suggestions in order to improve their knowledge.