Course 2007-2008 a.y.

8205 - INDUSTRIAL DYNAMICS AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVENESS

Department of Management and Technology

Course taught in English


Go to class group/s: 31

Classes: 31 (II sem.)
Instructors:
Class 31: FRANCO MALERBA


Course Objectives

International competitiviness is closely related to the changing role of sectors, companies and Countries.
The course aims at examining the determinants of industrial dynamics and of the evolution of different sectors; the factors affecting the competitiveness of Countries in specific sectors; the strategies of firms in those contexts; the determinants of the catching-up of emerging Countries in specific sectors; the evaluation of public policies affecting sectoral competitiveness and growth.


Course Content Summary
  • Industrial dynamics
  • The evolution of industries
  • Sectoral systems
  • The European case
  • The catching up of emerging Countries in specific sectors
  • Public policy in favour of growth and competitiveness

Textbooks
  • Specific textbooks will be indicated at the start of the course.

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Detailed Description of Assessment Methods

Written exam.
Writing of a paper, presentation and discussion of group work.

 

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