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Public Economics Workshop - programma
Public Economics Workshop - programma

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MICHELE SANTONI , responsabile dell'insegnamento

Corso di laurea in SCIENZE POLITICHE (SPO) Immatricolati dall'a.a. 2014/15 - Laurea - POLITICS AND ECONOMICS - 2018/2019

Insegnamento obbligatorioNo
Anno di corso3
Periodo di svolgimentoterzo trimestre
Settori scientifico disciplinari
  • SECS-P/03 - Scienza delle finanze
Crediti (CFU) obbligatori3
Crediti (CFU) facoltativi-

Informazioni generali

Obiettivi: Knowledge and understanding: The aim of this workshop is to enable students to actively learn and discuss in a seminar environment some selected major issues of modern public economic analysis and policy.

Applying knowledge and understanding: By the end of the workshop, students will be equipped with analytical tools and knowledge for improving their understanding of real-world public economic policies.

Making judgements: By the end of the workshop, students should know how to use economic analysis to make informed judgements about public economic policies.

Communication skills. Seminar presentations will enable students both to test their understanding and ability to communicate knowledge of the relevant topics, and to discuss in an academic environment real-world public economic issues. Essay writing will enable students to test their ability to communicate the theories and ideas presented in seminars and their policy implications. Students are not expected to develop original results, but to analyse and provide a balanced view of the possible policy options and recommendations.

Learning skills. Lectures, seminar presentations and essay writing will enable students to better their critical thinking on public economics, to help developing creative thinking on real-world public economic policies, to communicate knowledge to others, to collaborate in teams.

Lingua dell'insegnamento: English is the official language of the course.

Metodi didattici: Lectures, student seminar presentations, essay writing.

Programma di studio

Pagina web di riferimento:

http://msantonipe.ariel.ctu.unimi.it/v3/home/Default.aspx

Programma: The 2018-2019 edition of the Public Economics Workshop will focus on Macroeconomic and fiscal policies in the EMU. The format of the workshop will be as follows.
There will be three introductory lectures on the following topics:
1. Budget deficit and public debt: preliminaries and key concepts (2 hours).
2. Political economy of budget deficit and public debt (2 hours).
3. Fiscal governance in the EMU (4 hours): This lecture will be hosting prof. Giuseppe Bognetti (Emeritus prof. in Scienza delle finanze, Università degli Studi di Milano).

There will be four three-hour seminars, with student presentations of selected papers taken from the fiscal policy literature. Seminar topics will be selected among the following:
4. Fiscal rules in the EMU.
5. Coordination of monetary and fiscal policy.
6. Fiscal risk sharing in the EMU.
7. Fiscal coordination or fiscal union?
8. Fiscal delegation in the EMU? Independent fiscal councils and the European Fiscal Board.

Short course description english flag

The aim of the Public Economics Workshop is to give students the opportunity to actively learn and discuss key topics in public economics and public policy within a seminar environment. The topic of the 2018-2019 edition of the workshop is Macroeconomic and fiscal policies in the European and Monetary Union.

Bibliografia e altri materiali didattici: A detailed reading list for lectures and seminars will be uploaded on the ARIEL website well in advance of the start of the workshop (third term 2018-2019). Teaching materials of lectures (i.e. slides, handouts) will be uploaded as the workshop proceeds. Two recent e-books with a collection of papers covering several of the topics that will be discussed during seminars are:
- Marimon, R. and Cooley, T. (eds.). "The EMU after the Euro Crisis: Lessons and Possibilities - Findings and proposals from the Horizon 2020 ADEMU project", May 2018: https://voxeu.org/The-emu-after-the-crisis.
- Campos, N. and Sturm J-E (eds.). "Bretton Woods, Brussels, and Beyond: Redesigning the Institutions of Europe", May 2018: https://voxeu.org/content/bretton-woods-brussels-and-beyond.

Modalità di esame, prerequisiti, esami propedeutici

Esame in un'unica volta o suddiviso in partiunico
Modalità di accertamento conoscenzeEsame
Giudiziovoto verbalizzato in trentesimi

Prerequisiti e modalità di esame Students are assumed to be familiar with basic knowledge of microeconomics and macroeconomics, taught at least at the introductory level. Knowledge of the contents of the Public Economics course taught in the Politics and Economics SPO curriculum is not compulsory, but it is strongly advised. The exam consists of two parts: a short seminar presentation and discussion of a paper taken from the suggested reading list (to be uploaded on the Ariel website before the start of the workshop). The same paper can be presented by a team composed of no more than three students. Seminar presentation will weight 40% of the final mark. An individual written essay (max 15 pages) on one of the seminar topics. The essay mark will weight 60% of the final mark.

Prerequisiti e modalità di esame per non frequentanti Attendance to the workshop is compulsory.

Attività propedeutiche consigliate Microeconomics, macroeconomics, public economics.

Organizzazione della didattica

Settori e relativi crediti

  • Settore: SECS-P/03 - Scienza delle finanze - Crediti: 3
Attività didattiche previste

Lezioni: 20 ore

Ricevimento Docenti

Orario di ricevimento Docenti
DocenteOrario di ricevimentoLuogo di ricevimento
MICHELE SANTONI , responsabile dell'insegnamentoIl ricevimento di mercoledì 13 marzo è cancellato. Il ricevimento si terrà giovedì 14 marzo dalle ore 14.30 alle ore 16.30. Ricevimento secondo trimestre (gennaio-marzo 2019): martedì ore 10.30-11.30; mercoledì ore 12.30-14.30.DEMM, via Conservatorio 7 (secondo piano), stanza 14.