Giorgio Bellettini is Full Professor of Politcal Economy. He is Coordinator of an MA course in Economics at the school of Economics, Management and Statistics at the University of Bologna. He is involved in international macroeconomics and applied political economy on the subject of growth. He had published numerous articles on leading international magazines. He got his Phd in Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. He was a visiting Professor at the Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan, l’Univeristè Cergy-Pontoise, at he Carlo Alberto College Turin at the University of Evry. He was a research fellow at the Center for Economic Studies and the Ifo Institute for Economic Research (CESifo) at Munich.
This course examines macroeconomics in open economies that are linked by trade, capital flows, and monetary policies. The goal is to provide a framework for understanding current events affecting the world economy. The participants acquire the analytical tools needed to examine the financial performance of economies, balance of payments problems and policy, the causes and consequences of exchange rate movements and the implications of macroeconomic relationships between countries.