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Second cycle
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School of Economics and Political Science
Course unit
EPP4064818, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2015/16

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
EP2093, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ECONOMIC HISTORY
Website of the academic structure
Department of reference Department of Economics and Management
E-Learning website
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge GIANFRANCO TUSSET SECS-P/04

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines SECS-P/12 Economic History 6.0

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

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Start of activities 02/10/2017
End of activities 01/12/2017

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
2 Commissione AA 2017/18 01/10/2017 30/09/2018 TUSSET GIANFRANCO (Presidente)
CAINELLI GIULIO (Membro Effettivo)
OPOCHER ARRIGO (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: No specific prerequisites are required.
Target skills and knowledge: To connect theoretical economic and entrepreneurial models to economic facts of the twentieth century
Examination methods: Written exam (open questions).
Assessment criteria: Students have to critically know and grasp the twentieth century main economic facts and cultures.
Course unit contents: The following are the main topics developed during the course: industrialization and growth during the early 900; expansion and crisis during the early decades; the Great Depression; the 60's economic boom; current resources and pollution problems, economic globalization and the 2007 financial and economic crisis.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Qualitative and quantitative variables representing economic culture will be analyzed.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Non-attending students must prepare the exam on the below book.
Attending students can substitute part of the below textbook with other articles that will be suggested.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Sidney Pollard (a cura di), Storia economica contemporanea. Bologna: Il Mulino, 2012. Cerca nel catalogo