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Economic Growth and Welfare Systems (ex European Labour Market and Welfare Systems) (l.m.)

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JEAN MONNET CHAIR - For more details go to the JM web site

Il corso si svolge nel I semestre (dal 25/9/2017 al 16/12/2017)

Docenti: Pasquale Tridico (docente titolare)

Crediti: 9

Numero moduli: 1

Date di esame

Programma

Module I 

1 MODELS OF ECONOMIC GROWTH
a. Harrod-Domar model b. Neoclassical model c. Kaldor model d. Endogenous Growth Model e. Institutions, welfare and economic growth


Module II

2 Inequality, Welfare Systems and Social Innovation in Europe (Jean Monnet Module)

• Europeanisation and European Integration

•Origins and development of the European Economic Integration: the impact on growth & welfare

•Institutions, welfare and economic growth

• Globalisation and Welfare

• Migration

•Inequality, poverty and income distribution

• Inequality, indebtedness, financialisation and the causes of the financial crisis

• Globalisation, Financialisation and Welfare

• The European Social model after the financial crisis (2007-12)

• Varieties of Capitalism and socio economic model in Europe

• Welfare Systems in Europe

• A Greater European Social model for a Greater Europe

• Social Innovation Policies

• Practices of Social Innovation in EU


OTHER ACTIVITIES (optional for students):
1. 1 week study visit to European Institutions in Brussels 2. International Conference, Seminars, Workshops, and Tutorials

EXAMS:

E' POSSIBILE SOSTENERE L'ESAME IN ITALIANO E STUDIARE SU MATERIALE IN ITALIANO
FOR STUDENTS ATTENDING THE CLASSES: An essay (tesina) presented in the class, plus a “reduced” written exam.

FOR STUDENTS NOT ATTENDING THE CLASSES: Written exam (full) plus an essay prepared by the student before and discussed with the teacher after the written exam (at the oral exam).

Students can choose the essay among the titles proposed on the JM web site

[ ultimo aggiornamento 5/10/2017 ]

Testi

Main Texts:

• "Introduction to Economic Growth", by C. Jones, Norton & Co (third edition or any other editions): Chapter 2 (Solow) and chapter 5 (5.1 and 5.2 only, endogenous growth – Romer) • Nicholas Kaldor. “Alternative Theories of Distribution” The Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 23, No. 2. (1955 - 1956), pp. 83-100. • Teaching materials, Tridico: “Traditional growth model” Photocopies can be found in the in the Library of the School on the name of Prof. Tridico

Articles, Slides, teaching materials distributed during the classes


Reading list (optional):


Original articles of a) Harrod (1939) and Domar (1946) models, b) the Solow Model (1956), c) Kaldor models (1956), d) Endogenous growth models (Romer 1986 and Barro 1991), and e) Acemouglu et al., 2001, Rodrik et al., 2004. Download all articles here: JM web site

Parts on Welfare Systems (II module) see: "The Political Economy of European Welfare Capitalism", C. Hay and D. Wincott, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. This book can be found in the Library of the School.

Gosta Esping-Andersen, The Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism, Princeton University Press, 1990. This book can be found in the Library of the School.

Part on European Integration:

1) "Le Politiche economiche dell'UE". Mondadori, 2016 by Umberto Triulzi (in particular chapter 3).

2) "European Economic Integration", by Frank Mcdonald and Stephen Dearden, Financial Times Press, 2005 (Part I and Introduction, pp 1-144).

Photocopies can be found in the in the Library of the School on the name of Prof. Tridico

For more details go to the JM web site

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