Module I - Pompeo Della Posta (3 CFU)

The I Module of the course aims to enable students to understand and critically analyse the essential aspects of economic development and the current phase of globalization both in its real and monetary aspects, that is related to trade and trade policies, labour markets and to the role of exchange rates and capital markets respectively.

Module II - Davide Fiaschi (3 CFU)

Module II will introduce to the concept of economic development and its relationship with other concepts generally associated in economic literature as economic growth, well-being, socio.economic mobility and happiness. A part of the course will be also used to discuss the main empirical evidence related to economic development and its uneven spread over time and across countries/regions. We finally focus on two issues, sustainable development and conflict, to the root of economic development.