Il Futuro Conta! (2019/2020)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Learning outcomes

BEWARE!
All the meetings are cancelled. The seminar series will be presented in the fall semester.

This seminar series is part of a broader project meant to improve social wellbeing in the Veneto region thanks to workshops on financial and economic education. In particular, this series includes 12 seminars managed by professors of the Department of Business and Management and the Department of Economics, about topics of specific interest in Economics, but of general interest for everyday life.

Involved institutions: promoted by the Veneto Region and implemented by the University of Verona, in collaboration with the other Universities in Veneto (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, IUAV University of Venice, University of Padova).
Users: Bachelor's and Master's students of the School of Economics and Management.

Syllabus

The 12 lectures will be covered on a weekly basis during the second semester of the academic year 2019/20.
The topics covered are identical and presented both in Verona and in Vicenza, with the following schedule:

VICENZA (Complesso viale Margherita, 16:30-18:30)
24/02/2020 (room VM3): "Being able to choose" (Prof. Alessandro Bucciol)
26/02/2020 (room VM3): "Family budget" (Prof. Marcella Veronesi)
04/03/2020 (room VM3): "Taxes and tax authorities" (Dott. Andrea Beggiato)
11/03/2020 (room VM3): "Living sustainably" (Prof. Riccardo Tessari)
18/03/2020 (room VM3): "Ludopathy" (Prof. Luca Zarri)
26/03/2020 (room Sala1): "Retirement: Let's think about it soon" (Prof. Paolo Pertile)
01/04/2020 (room VM3): "Bank cracks: Banca Popolare di Vicenza" (Prof. Roberto Ricciuti)
21/04/2020 (room Sala1): "Behavioral finance: how (ir)rational are you?" (Dott. Alessia Sconti)
29/04/2020 (room VM3): "Innovative start-ups and young entrepreneurs" (Dott. Andrea Beggiato)
06/05/2020 (room VM3): "Empirical regularities in financial markets: Science or magic?" (Prof. Luigi Grossi)
13/05/2020 (room VM3): "Financing the non-profit" (Dott. Benedetta Merola)
20/05/2020 (room VM3): "Who is behind the firm?" (Prof. Francesca Rossignoli)

VERONA (Polo Santa Marta, room SMT.06, 16:30-18:30)
18/02/2020: "Family budget" (Prof. Marcella Veronesi)
27/02/2020: "Retirement: Let's think about it soon" (Prof. Alessandro Sommacal)
11/03/2020: "Being able to choose" (Prof. Alessandro Bucciol)
18/03/2020: "Living sustainably" (Prof. Riccardo Tessari)
25/03/2020: "Taxes and tax authorities" (Dott. Andrea Beggiato)
31/03/2020: "Bank cracks: Banca Popolare di Vicenza" (Prof. Roberto Ricciuti)
08/04/2020: "Who is behind the firm?" (Prof. Francesca Rossignoli) - Room SMT.09
22/04/2020: "Innovative start-ups and young entrepreneurs" (Dott. Andrea Beggiato)
28/04/2020: "Financing the non-profit" (Dott. Benedetta Merola)
13/05/2020: "Empirical regularities in financial markets: Science or magic?" (Prof. Luigi Grossi)
19/05/2020: "Behavioral finance: how (ir)rational are you?" (Dott. Alessia Sconti)
27/05/2020: "Ludopathy" (Prof. Luca Zarri)

Assessment methods and criteria

Final exam: written essay focusing on one of the topics discussed in the seminars.
The essay must be 2000-4000 words long, and has to be sent by email to the course coordinator until July 10.
Two alternatives are available:
2 CFU, obtainable attending at least 6 seminars
3 CFU, obtainable attending at least 9 seminars

Expected hourly burden: about 50 hours (2 CFU) and 75 hours (3 CFU).
In order to obtain the CFU students are invited to contact the coordinator, indicating their course and city of origin.