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Pier Giorgio Ardeni

Full Professor

Department of Economics

Academic discipline: SECS-P/01 Economics


Keywords: inequality: measures and analysis poverty: indicators, measures, analysis economic growth, statistical indicators international migrations development, under-development, international cooperation history of economic development populism, electoral preference and social conditions

  • Economic development and under-development / the history of Italian development
  • Development cycles and trends - growth models
  • Informal economy and poverty in developing and transition countries / women and poverty / Poverty measures - the multi-dimensional approach - comparative analysis of developing and transition countries: Afghanistan, Bosnia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone
  • Terms of trade and north-south relations - Purchasing power parity, prices and exchange rates / Prebisch-Singer's hypothesis, commodity prices, and the development of poor countries
  • Economic inequalities, social conditions and economic policies / Distribution of income in the world (and in Italy) - evolution of poverty and inequality in the last century
  • Electoral behavior, populism and social inequalities