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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. 2015/2016

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 28, 2015 Jan 8, 2016
Secondo Semestre Magistrali Feb 22, 2016 Jun 1, 2016
Exam sessions
Session From To
appelli sessione invernale Jan 11, 2016 Feb 13, 2016
appelli sessione estiva Jun 6, 2016 Jul 9, 2016
Appelli sessione autunnale Aug 29, 2016 Sep 16, 2016
Degree sessions
Session From To
sessione autunnale Dec 11, 2015 Dec 18, 2015
sessione invernale Apr 6, 2016 Apr 8, 2016
sessione estiva Sep 13, 2016 Sep 14, 2016
Period From To
vacanze natalizie Dec 23, 2015 Jan 5, 2016
vacanze pasquali Mar 25, 2016 Mar 29, 2016
vacanze estive Aug 8, 2016 Aug 27, 2016

Exam calendar

Exam dates and rounds are managed by the relevant Economics Teaching and Student Services Unit.
To view all the exam sessions available, please use the Exam dashboard on ESSE3.
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Exam calendar

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Academic staff


Bucciol Alessandro 045 802 8278

Campolmi Alessia 045 802 8071

Chesini Giuseppina 045 802 8495 (VR) -- 0444/393938 (VI)

Ciampi Annalisa 045 802 8061

Cipriani Giam Pietro 045 802 8271

De Sinopoli Francesco 045 842 5450

Gaudenzi Barbara 045 802 8623

Levati Maria Vittoria 045 802 8640

Lubian Diego 045 802 8419

Pellegrini Letizia 045 802 8345

Perali Federico 045 802 8486

Pertile Paolo 045 802 8438

Ricciuti Roberto 0458028417

Roffia Paolo 045 802 8012

Sartor Nicola 0458028508

Sommacal Alessandro 045 802 8716

Zago Angelo 045 802 8414

Zoli Claudio 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.

Two courses to be chosen among the following
Two courses to be chosen among the following
Prova finale

1° Year


2° Year

Two courses to be chosen among the following
Two courses to be chosen among the following
Prova finale
Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°

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



Federico Perali



Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)



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Secondo Semestre Magistrali dal Feb 22, 2016 al Jun 1, 2016.

Learning outcomes

The Development economics course is devoted to the microeconomic analysis of property rights, education and human capital, social capital, land markets and land reform, credit markets and households economics. The working of these institutions is swown to be fundamental in the process of growth and development.


Syllabus – Development Economics

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

Academic year:

Modules not yet included

Career prospects

Module/Programme news

News for students

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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

Gestione carriere

Linguistic training CLA

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Additional information


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