20101447 - Political Economy of Social Welfare

The focus of the course is on the supply of old age insurance by public sector. First, the economic justifications of public pension systems are presented. Second, the different typologies of pension systems are analysed and their consequences on social welfare are considered. Finally, public pension policies in Italy are retraced and evaluated.

GINEBRI SERGIO

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Mutuazione: 20101447 ECONOMIA POLITICA DELLA PREVIDENZA in Scienze dei servizi giuridici L-14 N0 GINEBRI SERGIO

Programme

THE COURSE IS DIVIDED IN TWO PARTS. THE FIRST PART IS INTRODUCTORY AND RETRACES THE HISTORY OF PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEMS. THE BIRTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEMS HAS BEEN AT THE CENTRE OF SEVERAL THEORETICAL APPROACHES WITHIN THE FIELDS OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, SOCIOLOGY, ECONOMICS. THOSE THEORIES ARE SHORTLY SURVEYED. NEXT, THE MAIN FEATURES OF THE PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEMS ARE PRESENTED AND THE DIFFERENT TYPOLOGIES OF THOSE SYSTEMS ARE DEFINED AND ELABORATED. FINALLY, THE ITALIAN PENSION SYSTEM IS PRESENTED AND THE HISTORY OF THE REFORMS INTRODUCED IN THE LAST TWENTY YEARS IS RETRACED.
The second part of the course is more analytical and theoretical. Namely, some analytical frameworks used to analyse the individual demand of insurance and the social consequences of public supply of pensions are presented. The following issues will be dealt with: individual choices and pension systems, public pension systems and macro-economic risk sharing among generations, the individual return on pension saving in different PAYG systems, political support to pension policies.
OBJ: The focus of the course is on the supply of old age insurance by public sector. First, the economic justifications of public pension systems are presented. Second, the different typologies of pension systems are analysed and their consequences on social welfare are considered. Finally, public pension policies in Italy are retraced and evaluated.

Attendance to lectures is compulsory. Students will be asked to write short essays on the topics presented at lectures.



Core Documentation

B. DOUGLAS BERNHEIM, MICHAEL D. WHINSTON, MICROECONOMIA. SECONDA EDIZIONE; MILANO: MCGRAW HILL; 2013. CAPITOLI 9, 10, 20.
NICHOLAS BARR, ECONOMICS OF THE WELFARE STATE; OXFORD: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS; 2012. CAPITOLI 3, 4, 7.
PAOLO BOSI (A CURA DI), CORSO DI SCIENZA DELLE FINANZE. SESTA EDIZIONE; BOLOGNA: IL MULINO; 2012. CAPITOLI 1 E 8.
MAURIZIO FERRERA, VALERIA FARGION, MATTEO JESSOULA, ALLE RADICI DEL WELFARE ALL'ITALIANA. ORIGINI E FUTURO DI UN MODELLO SOCIALE SQUILIBRATO; VENEZIA: MARSILIO EDITORI. CAPITOLI 1, 2, 3, 5.

AN ADDITIONAL READING LIST WILL BE ISSUED DURING LECTURES.



Canali

GINEBRI SERGIO

teacher profile | teaching materials

Mutuazione: 20101447 ECONOMIA POLITICA DELLA PREVIDENZA in Scienze dei servizi giuridici L-14 N0 GINEBRI SERGIO

Programme

THE COURSE IS DIVIDED IN TWO PARTS. THE FIRST PART IS INTRODUCTORY AND RETRACES THE HISTORY OF PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEMS. THE BIRTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEMS HAS BEEN AT THE CENTRE OF SEVERAL THEORETICAL APPROACHES WITHIN THE FIELDS OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, SOCIOLOGY, ECONOMICS. THOSE THEORIES ARE SHORTLY SURVEYED. NEXT, THE MAIN FEATURES OF THE PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEMS ARE PRESENTED AND THE DIFFERENT TYPOLOGIES OF THOSE SYSTEMS ARE DEFINED AND ELABORATED. FINALLY, THE ITALIAN PENSION SYSTEM IS PRESENTED AND THE HISTORY OF THE REFORMS INTRODUCED IN THE LAST TWENTY YEARS IS RETRACED.
The second part of the course is more analytical and theoretical. Namely, some analytical frameworks used to analyse the individual demand of insurance and the social consequences of public supply of pensions are presented. The following issues will be dealt with: individual choices and pension systems, public pension systems and macro-economic risk sharing among generations, the individual return on pension saving in different PAYG systems, political support to pension policies.
OBJ: The focus of the course is on the supply of old age insurance by public sector. First, the economic justifications of public pension systems are presented. Second, the different typologies of pension systems are analysed and their consequences on social welfare are considered. Finally, public pension policies in Italy are retraced and evaluated.

Attendance to lectures is compulsory. Students will be asked to write short essays on the topics presented at lectures.



Core Documentation

B. DOUGLAS BERNHEIM, MICHAEL D. WHINSTON, MICROECONOMIA. SECONDA EDIZIONE; MILANO: MCGRAW HILL; 2013. CAPITOLI 9, 10, 20.
NICHOLAS BARR, ECONOMICS OF THE WELFARE STATE; OXFORD: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS; 2012. CAPITOLI 3, 4, 7.
PAOLO BOSI (A CURA DI), CORSO DI SCIENZA DELLE FINANZE. SESTA EDIZIONE; BOLOGNA: IL MULINO; 2012. CAPITOLI 1 E 8.
MAURIZIO FERRERA, VALERIA FARGION, MATTEO JESSOULA, ALLE RADICI DEL WELFARE ALL'ITALIANA. ORIGINI E FUTURO DI UN MODELLO SOCIALE SQUILIBRATO; VENEZIA: MARSILIO EDITORI. CAPITOLI 1, 2, 3, 5.

AN ADDITIONAL READING LIST WILL BE ISSUED DURING LECTURES.



GINEBRI SERGIO

teacher profile | teaching materials

Programme

THE COURSE IS DIVIDED IN TWO PARTS. THE FIRST PART IS INTRODUCTORY AND RETRACES THE HISTORY OF PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEMS. THE BIRTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEMS HAS BEEN AT THE CENTRE OF SEVERAL THEORETICAL APPROACHES WITHIN THE FIELDS OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, SOCIOLOGY, ECONOMICS. THOSE THEORIES ARE SHORTLY SURVEYED. NEXT, THE MAIN FEATURES OF THE PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEMS ARE PRESENTED AND THE DIFFERENT TYPOLOGIES OF THOSE SYSTEMS ARE DEFINED AND ELABORATED. FINALLY, THE ITALIAN PENSION SYSTEM IS PRESENTED AND THE HISTORY OF THE REFORMS INTRODUCED IN THE LAST TWENTY YEARS IS RETRACED.
The second part of the course is more analytical and theoretical. Namely, some analytical frameworks used to analyse the individual demand of insurance and the social consequences of public supply of pensions are presented. The following issues will be dealt with: individual choices and pension systems, public pension systems and macro-economic risk sharing among generations, the individual return on pension saving in different PAYG systems, political support to pension policies.
OBJ: The focus of the course is on the supply of old age insurance by public sector. First, the economic justifications of public pension systems are presented. Second, the different typologies of pension systems are analysed and their consequences on social welfare are considered. Finally, public pension policies in Italy are retraced and evaluated.

Attendance to lectures is compulsory. Students will be asked to write short essays on the topics presented at lectures.



Core Documentation

B. DOUGLAS BERNHEIM, MICHAEL D. WHINSTON, MICROECONOMIA. SECONDA EDIZIONE; MILANO: MCGRAW HILL; 2013. CAPITOLI 9, 10, 20.
NICHOLAS BARR, ECONOMICS OF THE WELFARE STATE; OXFORD: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS; 2012. CAPITOLI 3, 4, 7.
PAOLO BOSI (A CURA DI), CORSO DI SCIENZA DELLE FINANZE. SESTA EDIZIONE; BOLOGNA: IL MULINO; 2012. CAPITOLI 1 E 8.
MAURIZIO FERRERA, VALERIA FARGION, MATTEO JESSOULA, ALLE RADICI DEL WELFARE ALL'ITALIANA. ORIGINI E FUTURO DI UN MODELLO SOCIALE SQUILIBRATO; VENEZIA: MARSILIO EDITORI. CAPITOLI 1, 2, 3, 5.

AN ADDITIONAL READING LIST WILL BE ISSUED DURING LECTURES.