Studying at the University of Verona

Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

Academic calendar

Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Academic year:
Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
First semester Sep 26, 2011 Dec 22, 2011
Second semester Feb 27, 2012 May 25, 2012
Exam sessions
Session From To
attività formative a scelta Jan 1, 2012 Dec 31, 2011
Sessione invernale Jan 9, 2012 Feb 24, 2012
Sessione estiva May 28, 2012 Jul 6, 2012
Sessione autunnale Aug 27, 2012 Sep 21, 2012

Exam calendar

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Exam calendar

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Academic staff


Bucciol Alessandro

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Caracausi Andrea

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Cipriani Giam Pietro

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De Sinopoli Francesco

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Levati Maria Vittoria

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Marquis Mel Jacob

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Noto Sergio

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Pellegrini Letizia

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Perali Federico

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Peretti Alberto

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Pertile Paolo

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Ricciuti Roberto

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Roffia Paolo

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Sartor Nicola

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Vaona Andrea

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Zoli Claudio

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Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

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Legend | Type of training activity (TTA)

TAF (Type of Educational Activity) All courses and activities are classified into different types of educational activities, indicated by a letter.

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Teaching code



Federico Perali




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Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)



secondo semestre dal Feb 18, 2013 al May 24, 2013.


Syllabus – Development Economics

Prof. Federico Perali and Prof. Roberto Ricciuti

1 Economic Development and Growth
Exercises: economic development and growth

2 History and Development
Income polarization and property rights
History, property rigths and development
Exercises:hystory and development

3 Human capital, Social capital, education and growth
The role of human capital
Education, technological change and labor MKT
Social capital
Learning by doing and learning from others: human capital and technical change in agriculture
Exercises: human capital, education and growth file

4 Inequality, Poverty and Development
Lecture 1) Inequality, poverty measurement.
Lecture 2) Equality of opportunities, growth and development
EOp and development in Brazil: Ferreira
Implementing EOp: Dardanoni, Roemer et al.
Introducing luck in EOp theory: Lefranc et al.(2010)
A short survey on inequality and EOp presentazione Powerpoint
Exercises: inequality, poverty and development file

5 Household Economics and Dual Sector Models
Household Enterprise
Household models - De Janvry and Saudolet
Household Economics file

6 Dual Models: rural-urban migration
Lewis-Fei-Ranis Dual Model
Dualism and Migration
Harris&Todaro Model of Migrat
Migration in China
Harris&Todaro Model of Migration revisited
Exrcises Rural-Urban Dual Economies
Dual Economy

7 Land: contracts, incentives, and inequality
Property rights
Land reform, property rights and the Social Doctrine of the Church
Sharecropping and interlinking markets
Incentives and Risk Sharing in Sharecropping
Informational Rents and Property Rights in Land
Exercises: Land, contracts, property rights

8 Labor: Failures and efficiency
Incomplete labor markets
A Theory of Two-tier Labor Markets
Inequality as a determinant of malnutrition and unemployment
Exercises: Labor Market Failures file

9 Credit Markets
Reading Papers
Access to capital and Agrarian Organisation - Eswaran and Kotwal
Eswaran and Kotwal credit and endogenous class formation
Transaction costs and agrarian institutions
Credit rationing and class differentiation: an example of a term paper
Matching tenancy
Credit rationing in developing countries
Credit Markets
Economics of lending with joint liability
Simulation Exercise
Exercises: credit markets
Productivity, land reform and interlocked factors

Impact evaluation of large development projects: the case study of the Jenin sustainable industrial area
I/O analysis presentazione Powerpoint
Jenin development project

Examination Methods

two-hour examination


Type D and Type F activities

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Modules not yet included

Career prospects

Module/Programme news

News for students

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Linguistic training CLA

Gestione carriere

Area riservata studenti


List of theses and work experience proposals

theses proposals Research area
La (cattiva) gestione dei fondi comunitari in Italia ECONOMICS - ECONOMICS
Analisi dell'Impatto della Regolamentazione: potenziale e applicazioni concrete Various topics
Costs and benefits of the new Turin-Lyon railway line Various topics
Costs and benefits of new systems for speed control on italian motorways Various topics
Contingent valuation for the quality of hospital characteristics Various topics
Evaluating occupational impacts of large investment projects Various topics


Admission policy


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Additional information


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