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The course will focus on some of the biggest global geopolitical issues, crises and macroeconomic imbalancements trying to analyze them in the light of some of the most important economic theories and considering some specifics case studies
AIMS AND CONTENT
This course aims at defining the main steps through which finance has become independent from the real economy. The financial dynamics complexities and their geopolitical consequences will be rebuilt in a global scale, and in a synthetic way. The course will also analyze the metamorphoses of economic theory facing the transformation of the social, economic and demographic conditions of some of the most important Countries in the world.
AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES
The objective of the course is to give the students some tools in order to grasp many contemporary phenomena as globalization, the critical issues of financial capitalism, the new shapes of mercantilism and the protagonists of this new global challenge, the causes of the main global financial crises and their main characteristics.
Face to face lectures.
The lecturer will stimulate the discussion about some of the most important topics taught
Disabled students have to contact the lecturer by e-mail
-Monetary systems and main optimum currency area theories and case studies
-Mercantilism in the Twenty-first century.
-Neoliberal policies between ideology and reality
-Capitalism: main theories
-The most important crises: an analysis
-Money: whence it came, where it went. Endogenous and exogenous money
-The public debt issue
-The financial markets
-Globalization and de-globalization in the multi-polar world
J. Ingham, Capitalism, part.1 - Classical theories of capitalism
1)Smith: p. 7-14
2) Schumpeter and Keynes: p. 36-51
Ingham, part. 2 - The instititutions
1) Money: p. 65-91
2) Capital and financial markets: p. 147-174
3) Conclusions: p. 204-226
Fu-Lai Tony Yu, NeoMercantilist Policy andChina’s Rise as a Global Power, in Contemporary Chinese Political Economy and Strategic Relations: International Journal, Vol. 3, No. 3, Dec. 201 7, pp. 1 043-1 073
Other materials will be uploaded to Aulaweb page
TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD
Ricevimento: MARINA ROMANI Office-hour will take place remotely. Students should make their appointment by e-mail (email@example.com).
MARINA ROMANI (President)
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Attending students can get an intermediate test. If they pass it they will do team working activities. Non-attending students will take a written test with multiple choices and two open-ended questions
The intermediate test will check and assess students' knowledge of main topics and tecnicalities. 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
Team working will check student's critical and dialectical skills