79035 - Laboratory: Development Economy

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

Good health and well-being Quality education Reduced inequalities Partnerships for the goals

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

The objective is the study of specific aspects of the dynamics of the contemporary economic development in the various areas of the world.

Course contents

The workshop deals with some of the relevant issues concerning economic and social development in the world, looking at the opinions of scholars, experts, witnesses from governmental and non-governmental organizations, the media and the press, culture and art.
Workshop topics will focus on international migrations and their causes, the effects of climate change, the changing framework of international relations, globalization and the technological revolution.


All material will be available on-line.

There are no mandatory text-books.

Teaching methods

Seminars and readings with participatory discussions

Assessment methods

A written research essay

Teaching tools

Video projector

Office hours

See the website of Pier Giorgio Ardeni