Territorial policy and rural development

A.Y. 2017/2018
8
Max ECTS
64
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/01
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide the tools for analysis of development, environmental and territorial policies, with particular reference to rural areas, both in developed and in developing countries.
Expected learning outcomes
Through teaching, students acquire the ability to read and interpret economic phenomena and the relationships between the economies, as well as the main lines that drive European agricultural policy in relation to environmental issues and international relations.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
The course aims to give analysis instruments of
environmental and territorial development policy,
referring to rural areas, both in developed and developing
countries. Contents of the course are: Economic
Development: notions and theories. Economic and human
development. Development and poverty. Economic
development and income distribution. Kuznets hypothesis.
International trade and economic development: centre
and periphery of international economy; growth and
terms of trade. Development, esternal debt and balance
of payments equilibrium. The role of trade: the trade
policy. Tariffs and welfare: effects of the tariff on
production, demand and imports. Tariffs in the European
Union. Other trade policy instruments. The role of EU in
the international trade negotiation. The Common
Agricultural Policy (CAP): historical evolution, current
situation, outlook. The Fiscler reform and the Health
Check. Integration between Agricultural Policy and
Environmental Policy. Integration between Agricultural
Policy and Structural Policy. Agricultural Policy and rural
development: actions and instruments. From regulation to
the Rural Development Plan.
Teaching methods
Boggio L., Seravalli G.: Lo sviluppo economico, Il Mulino, 2003 Capitoli: 1, 2, 8. Materiale distribuito durante il corso
AGR/01 - AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND RURAL APPRAISAL - University credits: 8
Lessons: 64 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
by appointment
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