Ritratto di roberto.pasca@uniroma1.it



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Lectures: Wednsday 6-8 pm (aula Gini, Sapienza Faculty of Statistics), Friday 8-12 am (room 202, Faculty of Political Science)


LECTURES WILL START FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 24 8 o'clock am room 202, Faculty of Political Science


Provisional Lesson plan:

1. Introduction to Economics: introduction to the fundamentals of both macro and micro economic
2. Main School of Thought
3. Introduction to Growth Economics: definition of growth and main differences to development

4. Classical Theories: An overview of the main features relevant to the study of growth economics

5. Schumpeter’s contribution to the growth theory: the role of innovation and the impact on the
market structure
6. Harrod-Domar Model: contents and analysis of the more important keynesian model of growth
7. Solow Growth Model: contents and analysis of the more iimportant neo-classical model of
8. Tecnological Progress and Innovation Transfer: Research and development, financial tools to
support start-up growth, circular economy
9. Human Capital Models: role of the human capital accumulation in influencing growth,
endogenous growth models
10. Microfinance: impact analysis in Sub-Saharan Africa
11. Development Experiences: discussion of main issues
12. Aids for Development: impact analysis
13. Sovereign Wealth Funds: role and strategy of one of the main financial instrument sustain capital
14. Democracy & Governance: relationship between free market and democracy, rules for good
15. Fund-raising laboratory