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School of Economics and Political Science
ECONOMICS
Course unit
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC INSTITUTIONS
EPP8083621, A.A. 2018/19

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
ECONOMICS
EP2093, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2018/19
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC INSTITUTIONS
Website of the academic structure http://www.economia.unipd.it
Department of reference Department of Economics and Management
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
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

Lecturers
Teacher in charge GIULIO CAINELLI SECS-P/01

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines SECS-P/02 POLITICA ECONOMICA 6.0

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

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

Calendar
Start of activities 07/01/2019
End of activities 15/03/2019

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
1 Commissione AA 2018/19 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 CAINELLI GIULIO (Presidente)
GANAU ROBERTO (Membro Effettivo)
TUSSET GIANFRANCO (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: International economics, macroeconomics, microeconomics and econometrics.
Target skills and knowledge: Knowledge of the main international economic istitutions and of their policies.
Examination methods: The final exam is written and made of 6 open questions.
Assessment criteria: Students are required to have a knowledge of the main international economic istitutions and of their policies.
Course unit contents: During the course will be developed the following topics:

- Multilaterism and the GATT/WTO system;
- The historical evolution of the GATT/WTO system;
- GATT: structure and principles;
- The impact of GATT/WTO on international trade;
- The International Monetary Fund (FMI): structure and principles;
- The impact of FMI.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: During the course will be presented and discussed a list of scientific papers.
Additional notes about suggested reading: A list of scientific papers will be given at the beginnig of the course.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Working in group

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)