81857 - Seminar in Economic Ethics

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

Decent work and economic growth Reduced inequalities Responsible consumption and production

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

Economics and its critics: methods, ideology, policy measures.

Course contents

Theories of justice

Social limits to growth

Efficiency and equity of market outcomes

Ideology and economic assumptions

Values and Policy implications


Readings will be selected in a participative manner in the first weeks of the seminar

Teaching methods

Lessons in italian

Discussions in italian

Presentations of selected readings by the students (in italian)

Assessment methods

Written exam, written essay, presentations.

Office hours

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