JEAN MONNET MODULE
Inequality, Welfare and Social Innovation in Europe
The Jean Monnet module "Inequality, Welfare and Social Innovation in Europe" was created in September 2016 and lasted until 2019.
Formally it was hinged within the Master's Degree in "Labour Market, Industrial Relations and Welfare", at the Department of Economics of the University of Roma Tre.
The Jean Monnet module provides 30 hours of frontal teaching within the academic course of Economic Growth and Welfare Systems, the latter created in 2013
financed by the Erasmus Plus project with a Jean Monnet Chair. For further details, please visit the page EconomicGrowth&WelfareSystemsJeanMonnetModule on this website.
Several seminars and summer schools have also been organized with the Jean Monnet module, open to doctoral students and experts in the field (politicians, diplomats, trade unionists, economists) and also civil society (organizations and citizens). For further detail, please visit the page Events on this website.
Teaching Syllabus 2018-19
1 Models of Economic growth
a. Harrod-Domar model
b. Neoclassical model
c. Kaldor model
d. Endogenous Growth Model
e. Institutions, development and growth
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
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
- Tuesday 15.00-17.00 (Aula 6)
- Wednesday 15.00-17.00 (Aula 6)
- Thursday 15.00-17.00 (Aula 6)
Office hours for students: Tuesday:12.30-14.30, 3° floor. office: 3.11
IN ITALIAN OR IN ENGLISH
E' POSSIBILE SOSTENERE L'ESAME IN ITALIANO E STUDIARE SU MATERIALE IN ITALIANO
Per gli studenti che vogliono studiare l'esame in italiano, prendere dalla Biblioteca la cartella a nome "Tridico - Economic Growth and Welfare Systems" con il materiale dell'esame
For students wishing to study Growth Models in Italian language, a folder with all materials can be found in the Library of the School on the name of Prof. Tridico.
Written exam (esame scritto) for the module I (sul modulo I)
Essay (tesina) for the the module II (sul modulo II)
For students attending the classes: An essay (tesina) presented in the class, plus a “reduced” written exam (on module I).
For students not attending the classes: Written exam (full, on module I) plus an essay prepared by the student before and discussed with the teacher after the written exam (at the oral exam).Other activities (optional for students):
1 week study visit to European Institutions in Brussels
International Conference, Seminars, Workshops, and Tutorials
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Additional reading list (optional - for the essay/per la tesina):
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
Part of Welfare Systems (II module):
"The Political Economy of European Welfare Capitalism" by 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).
JEAN MONNET COURSE, CLASS 2013-14