Part 1. (Prof. Barba Navaretti)
Apart from academic articles that will be posted on Ariel, main textbooks for the course are:
Barba Navaretti G., and T. Venables, 2005, Multinational Firms in the World Economy, Princeton University Press.
Feenstra R. C., 2004, Advanced International Trade. Theory and Evidence, Princeton University Press (F).
Markusen J. R., J. R. Melvin, W. H. Kaempfer, and K. E. Maskus, 1995, International Trade. Theory and Evidence.
Part 2. (Prof. d'Adda)
The main material for the course are the lecture slides, which will be regularly uploaded on the course Ariel website.
Students will also find on the course Ariel website the detailed course calendar and the lecture slides, containing all the information on required readings for each lecture.
In general, there is no required textbook for the course. The main study material are slides and academic papers. Three useful books are:
· Ray, D. Development Economics. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008.
· Banerjee, A. V. and E. Duflo. Poor Economics. New York: Public Affairs, 2011.
· Mullainathan, S. and E. Shafir. Scarcity. Henry Holt and Company, 2013.
· Banerjee, A. V. and E. Duflo. Good Economics for Hard Times. New York: Public Affairs, 2019.
In particular, the two books by Banerjee and Duflo are warmly suggested reads for any student to read, beyond their use within the course.
Selected chapters of these books will be assigned as recommended reading for the relevant week's topic.
In addition, articles from academic journals will be assigned as required or recommended reading and reviewed in the lectures and classes.
Students are strongly invited to review the material from the Advanced Computer Skills course before the start of the lectures. The material is available on the Ariel site of the course at http://arossoACS.ariel.ctu.unimi.it