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.

A.A. 2012/2013

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
primo semestre Sep 24, 2012 Dec 21, 2012
secondo semestre Feb 18, 2013 May 24, 2013

Exam calendar

Exam dates and rounds are managed by the relevant Economics Teaching and Student Services Unit.
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Exam calendar

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Academic staff

B C D L M N P R S V Z

Bucciol Alessandro

alessandro.bucciol@univr.it 045 802 8278

Caracausi Andrea

andrea.caracausi@univr.it

Cipriani Giam Pietro

giampietro.cipriani@univr.it 045 802 8271

De Sinopoli Francesco

francesco.desinopoli@univr.it 045 842 5450

Levati Maria Vittoria

vittoria.levati@univr.it 045 802 8640

Marquis Mel Jacob

meljacob.marquis@univr.it 0458028061

Noto Sergio

elefante@univr.it 045 802 8008

Pellegrini Letizia

letizia.pellegrini@univr.it 045 802 8345

Perali Federico

federico.perali@univr.it 045 802 8486

Peretti Alberto

alberto.peretti@univr.it 0444 393936 (VI) 045 802 8238 (VR)

Pertile Paolo

paolo.pertile@univr.it 045 802 8438

Ricciuti Roberto

roberto.ricciuti@univr.it 0458028417

Roffia Paolo

paolo.roffia@univr.it 045 802 8012

Sartor Nicola

nicola.sartor@univr.it 0458028508

Vaona Andrea

andrea.vaona@univr.it 045 8028537

Zoli Claudio

claudio.zoli@univr.it 045 802 8479

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.

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
Un insegnamento a scelta tra i seguenti:
9
C
(SECS-P/02)
Un insegnamento a scelta tra i seguenti:
6
B
(SECS-P/11)
6
B
(SECS-P/08)
Prova finale
15
E
(-)

2° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
Un insegnamento a scelta tra i seguenti:
9
C
(SECS-P/02)
Un insegnamento a scelta tra i seguenti:
6
B
(SECS-P/11)
6
B
(SECS-P/08)
Prova finale
15
E
(-)

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.




SPlacements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Teaching code

4S02469

Coordinatore

Sergio Noto

Credits

9

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

SECS-P/12 - ECONOMIC HISTORY

Language

English en

Period

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

Learning outcomes

Contemporary Economic History 2012 -2013: The Ghost of Capitalism

This year’s course aims to focus on those historical facts and theories which attest a progressive decline of institutions and economic policies inspired by the traditional sight of capitalism both as competitive market ruled by law and as the most efficient mean to promote collective interests.
At this purpose the course is shaped on two main approaches: 1. the development of economic theory since the death of John Maynard Keynes until Paul Krugman’s International Economics; 2. economic development in leading countries since the post-war era to 2010. This double approach rests on the idea that economic theories and economic facts are not separable and that there is no critical understanding of economic processes without historical comparison. Students are expected to attend and participate in lectures.
The course is coordinated by Sergio Noto, who will lecture 42 hours (7 ECTS). Remaining ECTS (12 hours) will be taught by Andrea Caracausi.

Program

First Part:
Economic Development in USA, England, France, Germany, Soviet Union, Japan, China and India
Main Capital theories
Schumpeter’s theory and the end of Capitalism
Corporatism and Neo-corporatism in Europe and the Americas
The role of European Institutions and the free market
Financial and monetary issues between 1970 and 2007
The case of Italy. Extraordinary or paradigmatic?
The Scandinavian countries model
Growth factors and managed economy
Trade Unions, unemployment and salaries
Privatization and liberalization processes in Europe and Asia
Research, Investments and Profit in european companies

Second Part:
Contemporary economic development in various areas of the world (US, South-Eastern Asia, Latin America and Continental Europe). In particular, it will be discussed how different types of capitalism affected the firms, the technological innovation and the financial system in a context of growing globalization.

Examination Methods

Examination will be both written and oral.

Textbooks Information (First Part)
Daran Acemoglu - James A. Robinson, Why Nations fail. The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty, Crown Publishers.
D. Cohen, The Prosperity of Vice: A Worried View of Economics, MIT Press 2012., New York, 2012.
Barry C. Lynn, Cornered. The New Monopoly Capitalism and the Economics of Destruction, John Wiley & Sons, Inc, Hoboken NJ, 2010.
John Mackey - Raj Sisodia, Liberating the Heroic spirit of conscious capitalism, Harvard Business Review Press, Boston, 2013.
Jeff Madrick, Age of Greed, The Triumph of Finance and the Decline of America. 1970 to present, Alfred A. Knopf, New York 2011.
Deirdre McCloskey, The Bourgeois Virtues: Ethics for an Age of Commerce, University of Chicago Press, Chicago 2007.
Philippe Schmitter, Democratic Theory and Neocorporatist Practice, «Social Research», vol. 50, n.4 (winter 1983), pp. 885-928.
Wolfgang Streeck, How to study Contemporary Capitalism?, «European Journal of Sociology», n. 53, 1-2012, pp. 1-28.
Luigi Zingales, A Capitalism for the People. Recapturing the lost genius of American Prosperity, Basic Books, New York, 2012.

Students who are attested to have attended at least 80% of the classes:
notes and slides from the course and 3 books/papers by choice from the list below.

No attending students: Take contact with Course Coordinator (elefante@univr.it)

Second Part:
Reading for non-attending students only:
North, Douglass C. - Wallis, John Joseph - Weingast, Barry R.. Violence and Social Orders: a Conceptual Framework for Interpreting Recorded Human History, New York, NY Cambridge university press, 2009.
Baumol, William J - Litan, Robert E. - Schramm, Carl J. Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity, New Haven Yale university press, 2007.
Amatori, Franco, Chandler, Alfred D, Hikino, Takashi. Big Business and the Wealth of Nations Cambridge Cambridge university press, 1997.

NB Course discussions and essential readings will be indicated to attending students during the course.

Type D and Type F activities

Academic year:

Modules not yet included

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Graduation

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

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Linguistic training CLA


Admission policy

ADMISSION POLICY

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www.magecverona.it/admission-benefits/
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