ECONOMIC HISTORY

ECONOMIC HISTORY

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Code
71957
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 8699 Economics (L-33) GENOVA

6 credits during the 1st year of 8697 Business Administration (L-18) GENOVA

6 credits during the 1st year of 8698 Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business (L-18) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SECS-P/12
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Economics)
semester
2° Semester
sectioning
This unit is divided into 4 sections: A, B, C, D. This page refers to the section
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

This course aims at offering an overview of the economic growth and development from the Early Modern Age to the 21st century in a comparative perspective by focusing on the strategic factors responsible for modern growth.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

In this course, the long term European and international economic development is studied. The course traces the main transformations of the international economy, focusing on some significant issues, such as population, agriculture, international commerce, manufacturing and finance.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Knowledge and understanding 
Students must acquire adequate knowledge and effective understanding of the operation mechanisms of economic systems in a comparative and long-term perspective. 

Ability to apply knowledge and understanding 
Students must learn to apply acquired knowledge and understand problems related to the current economic context as a result of its historical evolution. 

Judgment Autonomy 
Students must be able to use both conceptual and operational skills acquired with autonomy of judgment and skills in different contexts of application. 

Communication Skills 
Students must acquire the technical language of the discipline to communicate clearly and unambiguously to specialists and non-specialists. 

Learning Abilities 
Students must develop adequate learning skills so they will be able to elaborate autonomously the key issues of the discipline, especially in the working contexts where they will operate.

PREREQUISITES

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Teaching methods

Face to face lectures

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

 

- Growth and economic development in the long run

- Before  the modern industry: preindustrial societies

- The start of modern Industry. England’s 18th century

- Development patterns: the Second Comers.

- From the first globalization to the second World War

- The modern economic development from 1945 to 1979

- The second globalization and its crises

 

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

For English textbooks and teaching material,  Erasmus students are invited to contact the lecturer during office hours.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Please contact the lecturer by e-mail.

Exam Board

ANDREA ZANINI (President)

MARINA ROMANI

LUISA PICCINNO

MARCO DORIA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Face to face lectures

 

LESSONS START

 

22 February 2021

ORARI

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ECONOMIC HISTORY A

EXAMS

Exam description

Written examination

Assessment methods

Written examination, with multiple choice and open ended questions

FURTHER INFORMATION