ECONOMICS OF INNOVATION, GROWTH THEORY AND ECONOMICS DEVELOPMENT-2

Anno accademico 2020/2021 Programmi anni precedenti
Titolo corso in inglese ECONOMICS OF INNOVATION, GROWTH THEORY AND ECONOMICS DEVELOPMENT-2
Codice insegnamento ET7017 (AF:275116 AR:160790)
Modalità Online
Crediti formativi universitari 6 su 12 di ECONOMICS OF INNOVATION, GROWTH THEORY AND ECONOMICS DEVELOPMENT
Livello laurea Laurea
Settore scientifico disciplinare SECS-P/06
Periodo 2° Periodo
Anno corso 3
Sede RONCADE
Spazio Moodle Link allo spazio del corso
Inquadramento dell'insegnamento nel percorso del corso di studio
This course is part of the degree in "Digital Management". In this module, students will be provided with the basic tools for understanding the meaning of Economic Development and Development more in general. Students will confront with theories on the foundation of economic and human development, including theories on structural adjustment. Emphasis will be placed on the economic aspects of the processes of globalisation, internationalisation and economic development, including issues of inequality, poverty, industrialisation, structural adjustment and innovation. Efforts will be made during the course to discuss the relevance of such topics for today's digital companies and digital management. The course is entirely taught in English.
Risultati di apprendimento attesi
Students will be able to apply the main theories in Development Economics to the analysis of past and current phenomena in the international scenario. They will be able to apply tools of analysis to topics such as: the organization of global contemporary industrial production, the globalisation of markets, the relationship between industrialised and emerging economies, structural adjustment, the role of international institutions, the opportunities for global businesses, the increased attention to the human development perspective.
Prerequisiti
Students will benefit from having attended and successfully completed a course in Principle of Economics or Microeconomics
Contenuti
Recap of basic concepts from previous module;
What is development?
Major schools of thought in Development Economics;
Issues in development and inequality;
Growth versus development; structural adjustment and industrialisation;
Globalization: the Bretton Wood system and how it has changed;
The role of international institutions (IMF; WB);
Meaning of and opportunities coming from the Sustainable Development Goals;
The role and the debate over industrial development policy;
Industrial and trade development strategies: Import substitution, export orientation and their tools;
International experiences in policies and development (China, USA, Africa)
Testi di riferimento
Raj Debraj (1998), Development Economics, New Jersey: Princeton University Press – chapters 6, 7, 10, 17;
Diana Hunt (1989), Economic Theories of Development: An Analysis of Competing Paradigms, London: Harvester Wheatsheaf – chapter 2, 3;

Additional readings will be made available during the course
Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento
Students will be evaluated through essays and a written exam
Metodi didattici
Lectures, class discussions and laboratories
Altre informazioni
Due to the health-emergency the exams of June 2020 will be online. An oral examination will take place through online conference.
Modalità di esame
scritto
Obiettivi Agenda 2030 per lo sviluppo sostenibile

Questo insegnamento tratta argomenti connessi alla macroarea "Capitale umano, salute, educazione" e concorre alla realizzazione dei relativi obiettivi ONU dell'Agenda 2030 per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile

Programma definitivo.
Data ultima modifica programma
27/01/2021