02531 - Economy Public Law

Academic Year 2021/2022

  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
  • Campus: Bologna
  • Corso: First cycle degree programme (L) in Management and Marketing (cod. 8406)

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student knows the method of Law & economics. In particular, the student is able to:

- analyse and evaluate the relations between the legal order and the economic behaviour;

- Apply the method of L & E to the study of public interventions in the economy at the Italian and European level;

- analyse case studies and provide for the most likely developments

- use legal databases

- draw up reports on case studies and the effects of new regulations or new economic behaviour.

Course contents

The course will analyse the general issues of Economy Public Law. In particular, the principles governing the state's intervention in the economy.

Specifically, the following subjects will be analysed:

State, sovereignty and supranational/international organisations.

Territory and sovereignty in the global economy

The relationship between State and European Union

Relations between the State and the economy: forms of State and market forms

The State's affirmation and its transformations

Sources of law in the Italian and European law

The Public Administration

The constitutional bodies (Parliament; Government, President of the Republic)

The territorial autonomy in the Constitution. The Regions and Local authorities

Rights and freedoms. The principle of equity and the freedoms in the Italian Constitution

Social and economic rights

The market in the Constitution and the new vision of the Italian economic constitution. Market regulation. Citizens' duties


T. Groppi - A. Simoncini, Introduzione allo studio del diritto pubblico e delle sue fonti, Torino, latest ed. 

Teaching methods

Frontal lectures with the support of PPT and bibliographical material. 

Assessment methods

Written exam consisting in 25 multiple choice questions and 1 open-ended question on the entire programme.

Students are given 45 minutes to complete the exam.

The vote in the examination of Economy Public Law has validity for the academic year.

Teaching tools

PPT presentations, textbook, other reading suggested by the teacher.

Office hours

See the website of Claudia Golino


Decent work and economic growth Partnerships for the goals

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.