HISTORY OF MONETARY AND FINANCIAL MARKETS

HISTORY OF MONETARY AND FINANCIAL MARKETS

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Code
60084
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 8700 Economics and Financial Institutions (LM-56) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SECS-P/12
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Economics and Financial Institutions)
semester
1° Semester

OVERVIEW

The course provides a critical discussion of the evolution patterns of capitalism during the 20th  and  the 21st centuries in a wide comparative perspective centered on the three macro-regions: Asia, Europe, USA. It aims at understanding the working of the global financial environment and its governing institutions focusing on the elements which are at the base of the long run development of financial markets and institutions and their interconnections

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at providing students with the theoretical and historical tools to grasp the main features of the discussed topics

Teaching methods

Face to face lectures

The course in thaught in Italian

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

-Capitalism: main theories

-Money: whence it came, where it went.

-Monetary systems, basic determinants

-Mercantilism in the Twenty-first  century. Europe, Germany and China

-The most important crises: an analysis

-Challenges to central banking from globalized financial systems

-Big players: Sovereign wealth funds and multinational firms

- Islamic finance

-Globalization in the multi-polar world

-The banking system

 

 Detailed syllabus will be published on Aulaweb at the beginning of the course

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

 J. Ingham , Capitalism, Polity Press, 2008.

Specific readings are provided by the instructor on the e-learning course.

Please see Aulaweb

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: From 20th September 2017 to  20 December 2017: Wednesday 12.00-14.00   (please send me an e-mail before). Any changes will be communicated on the AulaWeb page.   If you need an appointment before classes start, please contact me by e-mail.

Exam Board

MARINA ROMANI (President)

ANDREA ZANINI

MARIA STELLA ROLLANDI

LUISA PICCINNO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Face to face lectures

The course in thaught in Italian

LESSONS START

20 September 2017

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

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HISTORY OF MONETARY AND FINANCIAL MARKETS

EXAMS

Exam description

written

Assessment methods

Attending students

- written exam with two open ended questions about lecture topics

- individual or team working assignments

 

Non attending students

Written exam with two open ended questions