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The Italian Economy

  • Academic year: 2013/2014
  • Prof.  Fabiano Schivardi 
  • Semester: second semester
  • Period: February-May
  • Total lectures: 8

Students are required to attend at least 7 lectures and to pass the final essay to earn 4 credits recognized as "other activities".

Course contents

The aim of the seminars series is to supply a coherent analytical framework to study the characteristics of the Italian economy, focusing in particular on the causes of the growth slowdown of the last two decades. It will alternate lectures from LUISS professors and seminars from operators in the private and public sectors on specific topics. 

1st lecture

Some facts about the Italian economy

2nd lecture

The productivity slowdown and its causes

3rd lecture

The financial system

4th lecture

The education system

5th lecture

Challenges for the manufacturing sector

6th lecture

Service sectors open to competition

7th lecture

Network sectors

8th lecture

Growth policies

Calendar of lectures

Italian Economy  
Prof. Schivardi

Viale Romania

Date

Time

Room

1

Monday, February 24, 2014

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

207

2

Monday, March 3, 2014

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

207

3

Monday, March 10, 2014

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

207

4

Monday, March 17, 2014

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

207

5

Monday, March 24, 2014

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

207

6

Monday, March 31, 2014

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

207

7

Monday, April 7, 2014

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

207

8

Monday, April 14, 2014

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

207

Assessment method

Students will write a brief critical essay on one of the lecture topics.

Suggested reference reading material

Fuori dalla crisi (i Corsivi del Corriere delle Sera)