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School of Economics and Political Science
ECONOMICS AND FINANCE
Course unit
ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
EPP6077397, A.A. 2018/19

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Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
ECONOMICS AND FINANCE
EP2422, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2018/19
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Degree course track BANKING AND FINANCE [001PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
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 LUCA NUNZIATA SECS-P/01

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
EPP6077393 ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS (MOD. A) LUCA NUNZIATA EP2422

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses SECS-P/01 Political Economy 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 2nd 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 01/10/2018
End of activities 18/01/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
1 Commissione AA 2018/19 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 NUNZIATA LUCA (Presidente)
FORNI LORENZO (Membro Effettivo)
ROCCO LORENZO (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus

Common characteristics of the Integrated Course unit

Prerequisites: Fundamental concepts of micro and macroeconomics, statistics and data analysis.
Target skills and knowledge: In-depth knowledge of modern economies' problems, and analysis of economic policy in an open economy context, using advanced analytical techniques.
Examination methods: Written exam, one hour long.
Assessment criteria: Knowledge of the topics covered during the lectures and critical thinking in approaching the analysis of modern economies using the concepts covered during the lectures.

Specific characteristics of the Module

Course unit contents: 1. Introduction to International Economics: Issues of Interest

2. Capital Flows.

3. Labour Flows.

4. Trade.

5. Income Inequality

6. Long Run and Institutions

7. Italy in the Global Economy
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The course is based on lectures held by the Professor and readings of articles on the current international economic situation published by economic reviews and newspapers during the course and distributed on the course’s Twitter account.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Relevant bibliographic references vary every year and will be indicated during the lectures. The lectures’ slides and list of references will be available on the course’s web site.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)