ECONOMICS OF PUBLIC DECISION MAKING

SECS-P/03 - 9 CFU - 2° Semester

Teaching Staff

ANNA MIGNOSA
Email: a.mignosa@unict.it
Office: Corso Italia 55 - 95129 - Catania - ITALIA - Piano IV stanza 13
Phone: +39 095 7537729
Office Hours: Martedì e giovedì 11.00-12.30 NB L'orario può subire modifiche durante il periodo delle lezioni, controllare la pagina docente.


Detailed Course Content

Public choice applies the economic pronciples to the political deicision-making process. Among the topics illustrated in the course are: the role and the function of the government, the decision-making process of the government and the actors that take decisions and implement them, the relationship between private and public interests, the relationship electors-politicians and politicians-bureaucrats, the effect of the evolution of governemnts, the impact of internet on democracy, new models of governance.



Textbook Information

1A. Mueller, Dennis, Public Choice III. Cambridge University Press.

OPPURE

1b. Mueller Dennis, La Teoria delle Scelte Collettive, Napoli, Idelson.

2. Additional readings will be provided by the lecturer.




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