Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2015/2016
Belonging course: 
Course of Bachelor's Degree Programme on ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS
Location: 
Napoli
Disciplinary sector: 
ECONOMIC HISTORY (SECS-P/12)
Credits: 
6
Year of study: 
2
Teachers: 
RAGOSTA Rosalba
Cycle: 
Second semester
Hours of front activity: 
48

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Course description

History of Trade

SECS P/12 (6 cfu)

PROF. ROSALBA RAGOSTA

Language: Italian

Learning objectives: The course is aimed at providing students with historic consciousness and knowledge of one of the most important phenomenon of our times, that is globalization, by analyzing the historical excursus of economic systems and of international trade relationships.

Pre-requisites

Good knowledge of the historical process of decomposition and re-composition of economics.

Content

Outline Analysis of the meaning, roots and different dimensions of globalization. Study of the numerous historiographical angles. The European expansion. The European and Atlantic centric point of views. The beginning of world trade. Trade liberalization and the expansion of financial markets. Intercontinental connections and the global enlargement of international relations. The weaknesses of global transformations.

Course Format

1) Lectures

2) Debates on present-day interconnections among goods, services and financial markets.

Assessment methods

Oral exam

SUGGESTED READINGS

1)JURGEN OSTERHAMMEL-NIELS P.PETERSSON, Storia della globalizzazione, Il Mulino 2005;

end alternatively

2) V.CASTRONOVO, Storia dell'economia mondiale, Nuovi equilibri in un mercato globale, Laterza 2006, vol VI, i segg. capitoli: Dall'Atlantico al Pacifico, La mondializzazione dei mercati, Verso l'impresa transnazionale, La rivincita del neoliberismo, I nodi critici della globalizzazione.

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