Economic Analysis and Planning (2019/2020)

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Name of lecturer
Giandemetrio Marangoni
Giandemetrio Marangoni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
Sem. 1A dal Sep 23, 2019 al Oct 31, 2019.

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.


• 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
Luis Cabral Economia industriale Carocci editore 2018 978-88-430-9261-1
E. Saltari, G. Di Bartolomeo, R. Tilli Principi di economia politica (Edizione 1) Carocci editore 2019 978-88-430-9432-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam and discussion.