76968 - Development and International Cooperation Economics

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

No poverty Responsible consumption and production Climate Action Peace, justice and strong institutions

Academic Year 2021/2022

Course contents

Main topics:

  1. Economic Growth.
  2. Economic and Social Development.
  3. Cooperation, Risk Management and Development.
  4. Education and Health in Development.
  5. Environment and Development.
  6. Development Policy Making: Role of State, Market and Civil Society. 

Seminars and presentations


Suggested readings

Todaro, M., & Smith, S., (2015). Economic Development, Pearson.

chs. 1-4, 5, 8, 10, 11, 12, 15

Teaching methods

Lectures, seminars and group works

Assessment methods

Written exam

Teaching tools

Moodle page of the course.

Office hours

See the website of Giovanni Maria Mazzanti