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Political Economy and Economic Policy, Short Course

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 1 month
    Duration
Online
The main objectives of the course are: 1. to offer student a critical analysis of the major economics events that have influenced World, National and Italian economies. 2. to provide student the understanding of the main economic and industrial policies that policy makers have adopted in this period of time.
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Overview

The course describes the main economic and industrial dynamics that have interested Italian and world economy in the last two centuries. In detail, by using economic instruments, in the first part, it provides an analysis of Italian economic development since the unification year, by describing the changing experienced before and after the two world word, focusing on the growth dynamics experienced in the Sixties. At the same time, the course explains the most important historical happening that changed the world’s economic and political scenario (the Great Depression, the role of Sir Keynes in modern economics, Bretton Woods Agreement, Oil Crisis). In the second part, the course provides a description of the extraordinary changes that world, Europe and Italy has faced since the Eighties, focusing on the performance and changing that have involved industry, tourism and services sector. Then the course focus on globalization and the growing of the so called developing countries such as China. Finally, it presents an accurate analysis about the roots of the recent financial and economic crisis and its effects on World, European and Italian economies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    10 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • Italian
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Italian Economic Evolution from 1861 to World War The First
  • Economies After the Great Depression of 1929 and the economic measures adopted to face it.
  • European Policies defined since the Eighties to the beginning of 2000s.
  • Analysis of the current financial and economic crisis and its effects on World, European and Italian Economies.

Lecturers

Prof. Carlo Andrea Bollino - Università di Perugia (Perugia - Italy)

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • to have a connection to the Internet. For optimum use an ADSL connection is suggested.
  • to have installed on one's own system one of the principal browsers available, for example: Microsoft Edge
  • Note: Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 is not supported.
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  • to have installed on one's own system the software Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to view materials in pdf format.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    180 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 180 EUR per year and a duration of 1 months.
  • National

    180 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 180 EUR per year and a duration of 1 months.
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