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. 2017/2018

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 Magistrali Oct 2, 2017 Dec 22, 2017
Secondo Semestre Magistrali Feb 26, 2018 May 25, 2018
Exam sessions
Session From To
Esami sessione invernale Magistrali Jan 8, 2018 Feb 23, 2018
Esami sessione estiva Magistrali May 28, 2018 Jul 6, 2018
Esami sessione autunnale 2018 Aug 27, 2018 Sep 14, 2018
Degree sessions
Session From To
Lauree sessione autunnale (validità a.a. 2016/17) Nov 27, 2017 Nov 28, 2017
Lauree sessione invernale (validità a.a. 2016/17) Apr 4, 2018 Apr 6, 2018
Lauree sessione estiva (validità a.a. 2017/18) Sep 10, 2018 Sep 11, 2018
Holidays
Period From To
All Saints Day Nov 1, 2017 Nov 1, 2017
Festa Immacolata Concezione Dec 8, 2017 Dec 8, 2017
attività sospese (Natale) Dec 23, 2017 Jan 7, 2018
Easter break Mar 30, 2018 Apr 3, 2018
Liberation Day Apr 25, 2018 Apr 25, 2018
attività sospese (Festa dei lavoratori) Apr 30, 2018 Apr 30, 2018
Labour Day May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018
Festa Patronale May 21, 2018 May 21, 2018
attività sospese estive Aug 6, 2018 Aug 24, 2018

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 G L M N P R S V Z

Bucciol Alessandro

alessandro.bucciol@univr.it 045 802 8278

Campolmi Alessia

alessia.campolmi@univr.it 045 802 8071

Chesini Giuseppina

giusy.chesini@univr.it 045 802 8495 (VR) -- 0444/393938 (VI)

Ciampi Annalisa

annalisa.ciampi@univr.it 045 802 8061

Cipriani Giam Pietro

giampietro.cipriani@univr.it 045 802 8271

De Sinopoli Francesco

francesco.desinopoli@univr.it 045 842 5450

Gaudenzi Barbara

barbara.gaudenzi@univr.it 045 802 8623

Levati Maria Vittoria

vittoria.levati@univr.it 045 802 8640

Menon Martina

martina.menon@univr.it 045 802 8420

Minozzo Marco

marco.minozzo@univr.it 045 802 8234

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

Pertile Paolo

paolo.pertile@univr.it 045 802 8438

Roffia Paolo

paolo.roffia@univr.it 045 802 8012

Sommacal Alessandro

alessandro.sommacal@univr.it 045 802 8716

Veronesi Marcella

marcella.veronesi@univr.it 045 802 8025

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
2 courses to be chosen among the following
2 courses to be chosen among the following
6
B
(SECS-P/11)
6
B
(SECS-P/08)
Final exam
15
E
-

1° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
9
B
(SECS-P/05)
3
F
(-)

2° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
2 courses to be chosen among the following
2 courses to be chosen among the following
6
B
(SECS-P/11)
6
B
(SECS-P/08)
Final exam
15
E
-
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

4S003742

Coordinatore

Federico Perali

Credits

9

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

SECS-P/02 - ECONOMIC POLICY

Language

English en

Period

Secondo Semestre Magistrali dal Feb 26, 2018 al May 25, 2018.

Learning outcomes

This course introduces the concepts of Local Economic and Community Development. The course has a multidisciplinary and holistic nature including the study of collective decision-making processes, institutional management, social development, the sustainable use of land and the environment, the functioning of labor and capital markets, and the distribution of resources among gender and generations at the local, regioanl, national and international community level. The course introduces students to the main theories of growth and economic and social development. It also describes the factor markets fostering the development process including also the relevance of public and environmental goods paying special attention to the smart governance of communities, the collective decision making mechanisms, and the sustainable management of land and the environment. Students will learn planning and impact evaluation tools based on the use of social Accounting Matrices augmented to account for information on the employment structure of each economic sector, the impact on environmental sustainability, migration and worker mobility. The course is also based on a wide range of case studies.

At the end of the learning process the student will have to demonstrate that he has acquired in-depth applied knowledge and understanding skills useful for resolving important economic-social problems, solid judgment autonomy, high communication skills, and excellent learning skills in order to apply such knowledge to the solution of major local development problems both at national and international level.

Program

Community Economic Development Theory.
1. Defining Community Economic Development.
2. Growth Theory.
3. Space and Community Economics.
4. Concepts of Community Markets.
Community Factor Markets.
5. Land Markets.
6. Labor Markets.
7. Financial Capital Markets.
8. Technology and Innovation.
9. Nonmarket Goods and Services: Amenities.
10. Local Government and Public Goods.
Institutions and the Art of Community Economics.
11. Institutions and Society.
12. Policy Modeling and Decision-Making.
13. The Practice of Community Economic Development.
Tools of Community Economics.
14. Descriptive Tools of Community Economic Analysis.
15. Inferential Tools of Community Economic Analysis: fixed-Price Models.
16. Inferential Tools of Community Economic Analysis: Price: Endogenous Models.
17. Looking to the Future.

Bibliografia

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
Phillips, R. and R.M. Pittman An Introduction to Community Development Routledge: New York 2009
Shaffer, R., S. Deller and D. Marcouiller Community Economics: Linking Theory and Practice Blackwell: Oxford England 2004
Bendavid-Val, A. Regional and Local Economic Analysis for Practitioners Prager Publisher, London 1991
Taylor, Ed. and I. Alderman Village Economies. The Design, Estimation and Use of Villagewide Economic Models Cambridge University Press, UK. 2006

Examination Methods

50% scientific work in English, 30% exercises, 20% participation in class
Objectives of the assessment tests
The written test is intended to ascertain the knowledge of the topics discussed in class and the ability to apply the logical schemes to the various themes proposed.
Participation in the classroom is verified through the student's active presence and the quality of the argument placing special attention to the scientific readings proposed during the course.
The analytical capacity is verified through the exercises done at home either in pencil or using the Gams or Stata language. The approach is "learning by doing."
Content and method of carrying out the assessment tests
The written exam is about the writing of an applied scientific work chosen by the student in concert with the teacher on a subject related to the materials presented in the course as they are shown in the syllabus delivered to the student at the opening of the course and can be consulted on the dedicated e-learning site. The scientific work is discussed at the end of the course with a professional presentation in the presence of all the students who are required to take an active and critical participation to the work presented.
Non attending and ERASMUS students are requested to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on the procedures for the assessment tests.

Type D and Type F activities

Academic year:
Primo Semestre Magistrali From 10/2/17 To 12/22/17
years Modules TAF Teacher
Business plan D Paolo Roffia (Coordinatore)
List of courses with unassigned period
years Modules TAF Teacher
English for business and economics D Claudio Zoli (Coordinatore)
An Introduction to the History of Economics and Business Economics D Sergio Noto (Coordinatore)
Introduction to dynamic optimization with economic applications D Claudio Zoli (Coordinatore)
Programming in Matlab D Not yet assigned
Programming in SAS D Not yet assigned
Programming Stata (3 cfu) D Not yet assigned
1° 2° Python Laboratory D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Advanced Excel Laboratory (Verona) D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Excel Laboratory (Verona) D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)

Career prospects


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Internships


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

Gestione carriere


Linguistic training CLA


Admission policy

ADMISSION POLICY

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www.magecverona.it/admission-benefits/
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Additional information

 

Additional information

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