21810313 - SEMINAR - INTERDISCIPLINARY ANALYSIS OF NATURAL DISASTERS AND RECONSTRUCTION POLICIES

The course offers an interdisciplinary knowledge of natural disasters with particular attention to reconstruction policies and the effects generated in society and economy. Evaluation analyses will be conducted with a counterfactual approach. The students will acquire basic elements to develop a research project through a case study and will test their communication skills with the presentation of a report to the classroom.
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Mutuazione: 21810313 SEMINARIO - ANALISI INTERDISCIPLINARE DEI DISASTRI NATURALI E DELLE POLITICHE DI RICOSTRUZIONE in Amministrazioni e Politiche Pubbliche LM-63 DE CASTRIS MARUSCA

Programme

1. Introduction to the course and the reference discipline
2. The Impact of Disasters between history, geography and economy.
3. Natural disasters from a physical point of view and Disasters in History
4. Introduction to counterfactual analysis
5. Emergency Management and Reconstruction Models, Empirical Evidence in the World
6. The earthquake in L'Aquila 2009. From disaster to reconstruction, from politics to politics
7. Public Reconstruction Plans and ex ante analysis
8. Methods of estimating effects
9. Counterfactual Analysis Laboratory the case of L'Aquila
10. Simulation of the exam presentation, FOCUS theme on request and course conclusions
11. Case studies: Group projects


Core Documentation

Mela, A., Mugnano, S., & Olori, D. (Eds.). (2017). Territori vulnerabili: verso una nuova sociologia dei disastri italiana. FrancoAngeli. [solo Introduzione]
Cavallo, E., & Noy, I. (2011). Natural disasters and the economy—a survey. International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics, 5(1), 63-102.
Castorina, R., & Pitzalis, S. (2019). Comprendere i disastri. Linee teoriche e applicazioni metodologiche della socio-antropologia nei terremoti de L’Aquila e dell’Emilia. Argomenti, (12), 7-36.
Formez (2006) Valutare gli effetti delle politiche pubbliche. Metodi e applicazioni al caso italiano. Collana Materiali, Roma.


Type of delivery of the course

Lessons via MTeams, with slides, video presentations and discussions.

Type of evaluation

Working on a case study of a natural disaster at the students' choice; group of 2-3 people. Oral presentation in the classroom with slides.