History of economic and territorial development (2016/2017)

Course code
4S001452
Name of lecturer
Elisa Dalla Rosa
Coordinator
Elisa Dalla Rosa
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
SECS-P/12 - ECONOMIC HISTORY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Secondo Semestre Magistrali dal Feb 27, 2017 al Jun 1, 2017.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course aims to define the phenomenon that leads to economic development territorial understood as a complex problem into which different historical, economic, demographic, cultural factors.

The course will seek to highlight the main aspects that helped to determine the process of development, particularly economic, demographic, technological, religion, political institutions, knowledge, and media.
Subsequently will be analyzed some models of territorial development: Veneto

Syllabus

The course aims to define the phenomenon that leads to economic development territorial understood as a complex problem into which different historical, economic, demographic, cultural factors.

The course will seek to highlight the main aspects that helped to determine the process of development, particularly economic, demographic, technological, religion, political institutions, knowledge, and media.
Subsequently will be analyzed some models of territorial development: Veneto and Lombardy.
The attendance is recommended and a program specifically for those attending will be indicated during the lessons.

Programme of course:
-definition of economic development and growth
-role of insititutions as determinants of prosperity or failure of Nations (US,Great Britain, West Europe, Mexico, Russia, Venice)
-concept of civilization and culture
-bourgeois values
-regional case of development: Veneto
-differences between the model of development in Veneto and Lombardy

Students not attending can read these texts

D. Acemoglu, J. Robinson, Why Nations fails. The origin of power, prosperity and poverty, Crown Pub, 2013
G. Roverato, L’industria nel Veneto: storia economica di un caso regionale, Padova, Esedra, 1996
A text chosen from the following
P.L. Ciocca, Ricchi per sempre? Una storia economica d’Italia (1796-2005), Torino, Bollati Boringhieri, 2007 (capitoli da concordare).
E. Felice, Ascesa e declino. Storia economica d’Italia, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2015 (capitoli da concordare).

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam will be an oral test

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017