STATES/ECONOMY AND GLOBAL MARKET

Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in LINGUISTIC AND CULTURAL MEDIATION
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2015/2016
Year: 
2
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2017/2018
Course type: 
Optional subjects
Credits: 
6
Period: 
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
35
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (35 hours)
Requirements: 

None

Final Examination: 
Orale

Students will be involved in discussions in order to assess their level of knowledge, periodically, while the final exam will be written and will last two hours. Students will be asked to answer three questions.

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

Acquisition of basic elements of political theory (Classical-liberal) with reference to the small states, and ability to comment upon, understand, criticize the 10 parameters of the Index of Economic Freedom which is the main text used in classroom. Students will be able, at the end of the course, to apply the parameter to the study and understanding of every state of the world, even though the states deat with in class will be those on the Mediterranean shores.

The analysis of 10-15 Mediterranean states according to the parameters set by the Index of Economic Freedom 2017, that will be analized each by itself and in comparison with the others. The analysis include a brief history of the State, and the study, in depth, of the 10 parameters of economic freedom as set by the IEF.

Index of Economic Freedom, Heritage Foundation-The Wall Street Journal, online, free access-.Updated every year and made public in January.

Convenzionale

Direct contact, frontal classes. Use, occasionally, of Power Point.