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Course 2017-2018 a.y.

20402 - INNOVATION, GROWTH AND SUSTAINABILITY


CLMG - M - IM - MM - AFC - CLEFIN-FINANCE - CLELI - ACME - DES-ESS - EMIT - GIO
Department of Management and Technology

Course taught in English


Go to class group/s: 31

CLMG (6 credits - II sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/06) - M (6 credits - II sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/06) - IM (6 credits - II sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/06) - MM (6 credits - II sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/06) - AFC (6 credits - II sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/06) - CLEFIN-FINANCE (6 credits - II sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/06) - CLELI (6 credits - II sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/06) - ACME (6 credits - II sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/06) - DES-ESS (6 credits - II sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/06) - EMIT (6 credits - II sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/06) - GIO (6 credits - II sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/06)
Course Director:
NICOLETTA CORROCHER

Classes: 31 (II sem.)
Instructors:
Class 31: NICOLETTA CORROCHER


Course Objectives
The course discusses the issues of innovation, growth and sustainability at the global level. It examines the most important determinants of economic growth and adopts an institutional perspective to analyze the relationship between innovation, competition and growth at the country and regional level in both developed and emerging economies. Specifically, it illustrates the interaction of national resources with economic growth at the national and global level, with particular attention on the impact of sustainability on country level competitiveness, as well as on the key dimensions of eco-innovation.

Course Content Summary
  • Innovation and sustainable development.
  • Innovation, economic growth and institutions.
  • Globalization and sustainable industrial development.
  • Natural resources, eco-innovations and sustainability.

Detailed Description of Assessment Methods
For attending students
  • 20% Debate performance. In each debate session, two groups of max 3 people debate on specific topic. The instructors provides details and readings on this. Each debate includes 60 minutes presentation (30 for each group) + 30 minutes debate. See below for details.
  • 50% Group project. Groups of max 3 people present and discuss a topic defined with the instructor. The group projects are presented during the last 2 sessions. In addition to the presentation, the groups have to hand in a 10 pages report.
  • 30% Final exam. Written exam (2 open questions out of 4) based on course readings and lecture notes.

For non attending students
  • Written exam (4 compulsory questions) on course readings, lecture notes and additional readings defined by the instructors.




Textbooks

A complete list of readings is given at the beginning of the course.

Last change 23/05/2017 12:10