Testi di riferimento
I testi contrassegnati con asterisco sono obbligatori per tutti, per i non frequentanti sono obbligatori anche i testi contrassegnati con due asterischi; la lista sarà aggiornata a inizio del corso.
1) Introduction to Development Economics
*Krishna Dutt, A. (2014), Pathways to Economic Development, chapters: 2, 3, 4. Oxford University Press.
2) What is development or underdevelopment?
* Berkeley H. and O. Lewat (2012). Land Rush (video)
*Platteau, J.-P. (2011), Institutional obstacles to African economic development: state ethnicity, and custom (section 4), pp. 679-681
*Sachs (2003), Institutions Matter but not for everything, Finance and Development, pp. 38-41
*Trebilcock, M. and Mota Prado, M. (2011), What Makes Poor Countries Poor?, pp. 1-40
3) Institutions and development
*Engerman, S. and Sokoloff, K., (2002), Factor Endowments, Inequality, and Paths of Development among New World Economies, Economia 3.1, pp. 1-55.
*Pritchett, L. (2012), Folk and the Formula, UNU-WIDER Annual Lecture 16 (video)
*Shirley, M. (2008), Institutions and Development, pp. 23-32.
**Shirley, M. (2008), Institutions and Development, pp. 1-44.
4) State Fragility and International Cooperation
*Gisselqist, R. (2015), Aid and Institution-Building in Fragile States: What Do We Know? What Can Comparative Analysis Add?, Annals, AAPSS, 656, pp. 6-21.
*Rotberg, R. (2003), “Failed States, Collapsed States, Weak States: Causes and Indicators”, State Failure and State Weakness in a Time of Terror. p. 1-10
**one optional paper selected from the folder Fragile States available on KIRO
5) National Policies and Action Research (selected cases)
*Abdelnour, S. and Krämer, A. (2011), Forging Through Adversity: The Blacksmiths of North Darfur and Practical Action, UNDP
*von Jacobi, N. (2015), Collective Love: a scientific documentary on social policies and inequalities in Brazil, Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli (video)
Sauper, H. (2004), Darwin's Nightmare (video) - public viewing during the semester.
6) Changing Practices: social innovation and new frontiers for international cooperation
*Barder, O. (2012), Development and Complexity, Center for Global Development, section 5 (video)
**Barder, O. (2012), Development and Complexity, Center for Global Development all sections (video)
*EC (2004). Aid Delivery Methods: Project Cycle Management Guidelines (ch. 1-4)
**Ferrero, G. and Zepeda, C. (2014), Rethinking Development Management Methodology: Towards a “Process Freedoms Approach”, Journal of Human Development and Capabilities Special Issue, 15:1, pp. 28-46
*Frediani, A., Boni, A. and Gasper, D. (2014), Approaching Development Projects from a Human Development and Capability Perspective, Journal of Human Development and Capabilities Special Issue, 15:1, pp. 3-27
**von Jacobi, N., Nicholls, A. and Chiappero-Martinetti (2017), Theorizing Social Innovation to Tackle Marginalization, Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, Vol. 8(3): 265-270.
**WB (2008), The Growth Report – Strategies for Sustained Growth and Inclusive Development, Open Knowledge Repository, pp. 17-31
 http://fondazionefeltrinelli.it/research/progetti-speciali/laboratorio-expo/diari-di-ricerca/la-promessa-di-bolsa-familia/ [Italian subtitles] http://nadiavonjacobi.com/collectivelove/ [English subtitles]