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
primo semestre lauree magistrali Oct 1, 2018 Dec 21, 2018
secondo semestre lauree magistrali Feb 25, 2019 May 31, 2019
Exam sessions
Session From To
sessione invernale lauree magistrali Jan 7, 2019 Feb 22, 2019
sessione estiva lauree magistrali May 27, 2019 Jul 5, 2019
Sessione autunnale Aug 26, 2019 Sep 13, 2019
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione autunnale (validità a.a. 2017/18) Dec 6, 2018 Dec 7, 2018
Sessione invernale (validità a.a. 2017/18) Apr 3, 2019 Apr 5, 2019
Sessione estiva (validità a.a. 2018/19) Sep 10, 2019 Sep 11, 2019
Holidays
Period From To
Festa di Ognissanti Nov 1, 2018 Nov 1, 2018
Festa dell’Immacolata Dec 8, 2018 Dec 8, 2018
Vacanze di Natale Dec 22, 2018 Jan 6, 2019
Vacanze di Pasqua Apr 19, 2019 Apr 23, 2019
Festa della liberazione Apr 25, 2019 Apr 25, 2019
Festa del lavoro May 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Festa del Santo Patrono - S. Zeno May 21, 2019 May 21, 2019
Attività sospese (vacanze estive) Aug 5, 2019 Aug 23, 2019

Exam calendar

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Academic staff

A B C F G L M P R S Z

Andreoli Francesco

symbol email francesco.andreoli@univr.it symbol phone-number 045 802 8102

Bazzani Claudia

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Broglia Angela

symbol email angela.broglia@univr.it symbol phone-number 045 802 8240

Brunetti Federico

symbol email federico.brunetti@univr.it symbol phone-number 045 802 8494

Bucciol Alessandro

symbol email alessandro.bucciol@univr.it symbol phone-number 045 802 8278

Chesini Giuseppina

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

Confente Ilenia

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Faccio Sondra

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Fiorentini Riccardo

symbol email riccardo.fiorentini@univr.it symbol phone-number 0444 393934 (VI) - 045 802 8335(VR)

Florio Cristina

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Fratea Caterina

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Furno Mario

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Gaudenzi Barbara

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Licio Vania

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Mancini Cecilia

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Menon Martina

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Minozzo Marco

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Mion Giorgio

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Perali Federico

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Ricciuti Roberto

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Roffia Paolo

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Russo Ivan

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Signori Paola

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Stacchezzini Riccardo

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Zago Angelo

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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.

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.




S Placements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Teaching code

4S003747

Credits

9

Language

English en

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

SECS-P/02 - ECONOMIC POLICY

Period

primo semestre magistrali dal Sep 30, 2019 al Dec 20, 2019.

Learning outcomes

Il corso affronta i principali temi dell' economia dello sviluppo: le determinanti della crescita, il progresso tecnologico, la produttività, le implicazioni distributive dei processi di crescita e di accumulazione del capitale umano e i modelli duali di sviluppo. E’ analizzata l’evoluzione recente dell'economia mondiale, con particolare attenzione ai processi di integrazione regionale e al nesso tra crisi finanziarie, squilibri globali e diseguaglianze. Le lezioni sono arricchite da incontri con docenti esteri ed esperti di organizzazioni internazionali. Alla fine del corso, studenti che mirano a collocarsi in imprese/enti pubbblici attivi sui mercati internazionali: -acquisiranno i principali strumenti atti a valutare le opportunità offerte dai diversi paesi con cui le aziende italiane interagiscono, sia come potenziali mercati che come possibili sedi produttive. -saranno in grado di analizzare e interpretare criticamente sia lo scenario economico e finanziario di paesi che operano in diverse fasi del processo di sviluppo, -sapranno valutare i principali rischie e le opportunità offerte dai mercati internazionali in un contesto di crescente integrazione.

Program

INTRODUCTION TO DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS
1. An overview of economic development in different countries
2. Economic growth and technological progress
3. Endogenous growth, history and expectations
4. Inequality, poverty and development
5. Human capital, education and development
5. The dual model, labor mobility and migration
6. Urban Agglomerations and "New Economic Geography"
7. International trade, labor market and inequality.
8. Credit market and inequality


INTERNATIONAL TRADE
10. Globalization and development
11. Financial crisis, globalization, growth and income inequalities
12. Regional integration in the world economy
13. Case study: Institutions and policies in Africa, China and India.

Textbooks (mandatory):
- R. Fiorentini e G. Montani (2012), The New Global Political Economy, Edward Elgar, ISBN 978-0-85793-404-8, capitoli 2,3,4
- D. Ray: Development economics Princeton University Press, ISBN 0-691-01706-9, Chapters 2, 3,4,5,6,7,10.

Textbooks (suggested):
- P. Bardhan (2010) Awakening Giants, Feet of Clay: Assessing the Economic Rise of China and India, Princeton University Press.
- F. Bourguignon, T, Scott-Railton (2015), The Globalization of Inequality, Princeton University Press.

Further readings will be suggested during the lectures. Additional material will cover research papers as well as policy reports from international organizations (such as the World Bank 2017 CPIA results for Africa) which will help understanding of actual istitutions governing the country, and characterizing the business environement.

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
DEBRAJ RAY Development economics Princeton University Press 1998 0691017069
R. Fiorentini and G. Montani The New Global Political Economy Edward Elgar 2012 978-0-85793-404-8

Examination Methods

The exam is written and is evaluated from 0 and 30 points. It aims at assessing the knowledge of the main topics presented by the instructors. Students are required to understand ad manage the theoretical models presented during the course and also to show their ability to critically analyze and comment empirical research and reports published by major international research institutions (OECD, IMF, WB) to describe the economic scenario of single countries or to compare different countries.

Students (both attending and not-attending the lectures) are also invited to prepare a written essay on a relevant topic, agreed with the instructors and (possibly) presented to the class. This essay is optional and is assessed from 0 to 4 additional points, according to its originality, the difficulty of the subject and the student's ability in the written and oral presentation.

Students with disabilities or specific learning disorders (SLD), who intend to request the adaptation of the exam, must follow the instructions given HERE

Type D and Type F activities

Academic year:
List of courses with unassigned period
years Modules TAF Teacher
SFIDE - Europe D Claudio Zoli (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Advanced risk and portfolio management bootcamp (online) (3 cfu) D Roberto Renò (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Advanced risk and portfolio management bootcamp (onsite) (6 cfu) D Roberto Renò (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Convegno "gli scambi commerciali con l'estero: questioni fiscali, doganali e contrattuali" D Sebastiano Maurizio Messina (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Ineka conference 2019 teamworking membership D Federico Brunetti (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Data Visualization Laboratory D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Python Laboratory D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Advanced Excel Laboratory (Vicenza) D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Excel Laboratory (Vicenza) D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° "le grandi trasformazioni degli anni '60-'70 e l'italia cinquant'anni dopo" D Angelo Zago (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Social responsibility model for the restaurants' ecosystems D Silvia Cantele (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Marketing Plan D Ilenia Confente (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Polis - festival biblico in universita' D Giorgio Mion (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Programming in Matlab D Diego Lubian (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Programming in R D Diego Lubian (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Programming in SAS D Diego Lubian (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Programming Stata (3 cfu) D Diego Lubian (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Quality and problem solving in business organizations D Paola Castellani (Coordinatore)
1° 2° La competitività regionale e le sue risorse endogene: il concetto di capitale territoriale D Riccardo Fiorentini (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Soft skills in action D Paola Signori (Coordinatore)

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