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School of Economics and Political Science
Course unit
EPP4064818, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
EP2093, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ECONOMIC HISTORY
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 23/09/2019
End of activities 07/12/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2014 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
4 Commissione AA 2019/20 01/10/2019 30/11/2020 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: expansion and crisis during the early decades of the 20th century; the Great Depression; the 60's economic boom; the second globalization; Italian economic policy from the 1970s to the 2008 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 textbooks.
Attending students can substitute part of below texts with articles that will be suggested during the course.
Non-attending Erasmus students can prepare the exame on a specific textbook.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Sidney Pollard (a cura di), Storia economica contemporanea. Bologna: Il Mulino, 2012. Parti:II, III, IV, V. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Giorgio Rodano, Elementi di teoria per la storia economica. Una rilettura dell'Italia dal 1950 ad oggi.. Bologna: Il Mulino, 2018. Capitoli: III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII. Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Case study
  • Interactive lecturing
  • Concept maps
  • Peer feedback

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Quality Education Decent Work and Economic Growth