Economic Analysis and Planning (2018/2019)

Course code
4S000595
Name of lecturer
Giandemetrio Marangoni
Coordinator
Giandemetrio Marangoni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
SECS-P/01 - ECONOMICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. 1A dal Sep 24, 2018 al Nov 10, 2018.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
in-depth knowledge of the economic and business dynamics of social work organizations, their management and evaluation

ABILITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
socio-economic planning capacity;
decision-making ability in complex organizational situations.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES
The course aims to explore some specific topics of macroeconomic analysis and economic policy, with particular ref-erence to institutions and social issues.
Particular attention will be given to macroeconomics, production, investment and income, public sector, labor, productivity, employment and wages, welfare and inequality, economic policy, cost-benefit analysis for the evaluation of social investments , expansionary income policies, policies for full employment and monetary policies.
At the end of the course the student should be able to assess the economic relevance and social implications of an investment project in one of the sectors in which a specialist Social Worker operates.

Syllabus

• Macroeconomics
• Production and Income
• The employment and income multiplier
• The investments
• The public sector
• Financial markets
• Stocks, bonds, government bonds
• Inflation. The price index
• Labour productivity, employment and wages

• Economic policy
• The general equilibrium
• Cost-benefit analysis
• The income policies
• The policies for full employment
• The monetary policy

• Analysis of case studies and discussion of current issues of economics and economic policy

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
N. Gregory Mankiw L'essenziale di economia (Edizione 6) Zanichelli 2016 978-88-08-72130-3
James Forder Principi di Economia Egea 2018 978-88-238-2765-3

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam and discussion.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018