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School of Economics and Political Science
POLITICAL SCIENCES, INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Course unit
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC POLICY
SPM0013266, A.A. 2016/17

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2014/15

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
POLITICAL SCIENCES, INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
SP1843, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2016/17
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Degree course track STORIA E POLITICA INTERNAZIONALE [003PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC POLICY
Department of reference Department of Political Science, Law, and International Studies
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge GIANFRANCO TUSSET SECS-P/04

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
SUP6076157 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC POLICY GIANFRANCO TUSSET IF0314

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses SECS-P/02 POLITICA ECONOMICA 9.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 65 160.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/09/2016
End of activities 21/01/2017
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2011 course timetable

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Students must have attended Microeconomics
Target skills and knowledge: To apply economic theoretical model to real economic relationships;
To properly understand monetary and trade policies decisions;
To grasp the interdependence relationships occurring between domestic and external economic policies.
Examination methods: Exam is written (open questions)
Assessment criteria: Student must be able to apply theoretical reasonings to simple hypothetical case studies.
Course unit contents: Principles of international monetary economics: balance of payments; forex and exchanges rates; equilibrium in currency market; short and long term balance of payments adjustments; flexible and fixed exchange rate regimes; currency areas; economic policy coordination; financial markets; and international monetary regime evolution.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Weekly analysis of the main monetary choices.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Exam must be prepared on the below text.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • P.R. Krugman, M. Obstfeld, M.J. Melitz, Economia internazionale 2. Economia monetaria internazionale. Milano: Pearson, 2015. Escluse appendici ai capp. 3, 5, 6, 7 e poscritto al cap. 9 Cerca nel catalogo