Calendario Lezioni

 

First year

First quarter

Performance measurement and reporting (6 credits)

1.  21-nov Room 5, h 12-14 @ UNICA
2.  24-nov Room 5, h 12-14 @ UNICA
3.  25-nov Room 12 h 10-12 @ UNICA
4.  28-nov Room 5  h 12-14 @ UNICA
5.  01-dec Room 5, h 12-14 @ UNICA
6.  04-dec Room 13 h 16-18 @ UNICA
7.  09-dec Room 12 h 10-12 @ UNICA
8.  11-dec Room 5 h 16-18 @ UNICA
9.  12-dec Room 5 h 12-14 @ UNICA
10. 16-dec Room TBC h 10-12 @ UNISS
11. 16 dec Room TBC h 12-14 @UNISS
12. 17 dec Room 15 h 10-12 @ UNICA

Lecturer:

Silvia Gaia, Giulia Leoni, Patrizio Monfardini, Andrea Melis, Federico Rotondo ed Andrea Carosi

Syllabus:

– Conceptual framework
– Judgement, error, creative accounting and fraud
– ‘Real’ vs ‘Fictious’ earnings management
– Earnings management: quantitative methods
– Impression management: narratives and graphs
– Motivations to engage in creative accounting, fraud, and impression management
– Mandatory and Voluntary disclosures: causes and consequences
– The evolution of performance measurement systems: towards a strategic perspective
– Market Performance: the Event-Study Methodology
– Environmental and social performance: measurement and reporting

please click here for more info on texts for this course: http://people.unica.it/andreamelis/didattica/dispense/pmr/

Microeconomics (6 credits)

4 dec, room 15, h. 10-14, UNICA
5 dec, room 15, h 10-12; h 14-16, UNICA

21 jan 2015, room ground floor DEIR, Via TorreTonda 34, h. 10-13 UNISS
22 jan 2015, room ground floor DEIR, Via TorreTonda 34, h. 15-18 UNISS

23 jan, room, room TBA, h. 15-19, UNICA

27 jan, room 15, h 10-12, h. 14-16 UNICA

Lecturer:

Luca Deidda, Vittorio Pelligra, and Stefano Matta

Syllabus

Signaling games and applications

Teaching materials
Signaling games and applications (notes by Fabrizio Adriani, SignalingNotes_2012)
A. Mas-Colell, M. Whinston, and J. Green (MWG), Microeconomic Theory, Oxford University Press, 1995.
Experimental Methods in Economics
Reading
Bardsley N., et al., Experimental Economics: Rethinking the Rules. Princeton University Press
Topics in General Equilibrium Theory: Efficiency, core and uncertainty.
Teaching materials
A. Mas-Colell, M. Whinston, and J. Green (MWG), Microeconomic Theory, Oxford University Press, 1995.
or
Jehle and Reny (JR) Advanced Microeconomic Theory, Pearson, 2011.
Outline:
– Introduction: The Edgeworth Box  and Existence of a competitive equilibrium (MSC 15A-B; JR 5.1, 5.2.1)
– The Welfare Theorems (MSC 16A-D; JR Ch. 5.2.2, 5.3)
– Core and Equilibria (MSC 18A-B, JR Ch.5.5)
– Uncertainty (19A-C, JR Ch. 5.4).

Quantitative methods for Business and Economics (6 credits)

Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics

Lect. 1 – 1 dec, h 14-16 (room 12, UNICA) STATISTICS
Lect. 2 – 11 dec, h 14-16 (room 12, UNICA) STATISTICS
Lect. 3 – 12 dec, h 16-18 (room 12, UNICA) STATISTICS
Lect. 4 – 15 dec, h 15-18 (room 4, UNICA) STATISTICS
Lect. 5 – 17 dec, h 15-18 (room 13, UNICA) STATISTICS
Lect. 6 – 8 jan, h 10-13 (room 12, UNICA) MATHEMATICS
Lect. 7 – 12 jan, h 10-13 (room ??, UNISS) MATHEMATICS
Lect. 8 – 12 jan, h 14-17 (room ??, UNISS) MATHEMATICS
Lect. 9 – 15 jan, h 10-13 (room 12, UNICA) MATHEMATICS

Information about Lectures 1 to 3
Title:  Introduction to Statistical Inference
Lecturer: Dr. Massimo Cannas

Content: The lectures review the basics of statistical inference and also provide an introduction to statistical modeling the linear model in one and n-dimensions.
Prerequisites: Probability and random variables at the level of Newbold, Carlson, Thorne: Statistics for Business and Economics, Pearson (7th ed. or higher) Chapters 3,4 and 5.

Syllabus
Lecture 1 : Introduction to Statistical Inference
– Sample and population, parameters and statistics, sampling distribution of a statistic;
– Sample mean and its properties. Sample variance.
Lecture 2 : Inference for the mean and proportion
– Point and interval estimation.
– Hypothesis testing.
Lecture 3 : Introduction to statistical modeling
– The linear regression model with one predictor
– The multivariate linear regression model

Text: Newbold, Carlson, Thorne: Statistics for Business and Economics, Pearson Education, 8th edition (one copy of the 7th original edition and several copies of its – partial – Italian translation are available from the library. Please note that the listed arguments can be found in almost any introductory text of statistics for economics and business.)

Information about Lectures 4 and 5

Title:  Introduction to Generalized Linear Models
Lecturer: Dr. Claudio Conversano

Content: The lectures review the basics of generalized linear models for different types of response variable.

Prerequisites:
Probability and random variables at the level of Newbold, Carlson, Thorne: Statistics for Business and Economics, Pearson (7th ed. or higher) Chapters 3,4 and 5.
Linear Regression model.

Syllabus

Categorical data (main reference: Agresti, 2002)
– Recall:Distributions
– Recall: Likelihood functions and MLE estimates

Describing contingency tables (main reference: Agresti,2002)
– Odd ratios
– Inference for contingency tables

Generalized Linear Models (main reference: McCullagh and Nelder, 1989)
–  Models for binary data
–  Linear probability model
–  Logit regression
– Probit regression
–  Models for polytomous data
–  Models for nominal scales
– Models for ordinal scales
–  Poisson regression (log-linear models)

Texts:
A. Agresti (2002) Categorical data analysis, Wiley, ISBN: 9780471360933
P. McCullagh & J.A. Nelder (1989), Generalized Linear Models, 2nd edition . Chapman and Hall, ISBN-13: 978-0412317606

Information about Lectures 6 and 9

Title:  Ordinary and Stochastic Differential Equations
Lecturer: Prof. Beatrice Venturi

Content: The objective of this course is to introduce advanced calculus methods needed for economics and financial analysis. We focuses mainly in dynamical analysis (Ordinary and Stochastic Differential Equations).
Prerequisites: One variable functions. Limits. Derivatives. Optimization. Integrals. Linear algebra. Matrices. Determinants. Linear systems. Eigenvalues. Quadratic forms. Elementary statistical concepts.

Syllabus

Dynamical Analysis: Basic properties of ordinary differential equations (O.D.E.) . Existence, uniqueness, continuation of solutions. Dependence of initial date and parameters. Linear differential equations . Linear systems. Stability of linear systems. Two dimensional linear systems. Market model with time expectation. Stability of the equilibrium point: knot and focus .Applications and exercises. Local stability and instability for autonomous systems. Local stability for non autonomous systems. Stochastic process. Stochastic Differentials Equations an Introduction: Ito Lemma’s. Economic and Financial applications.

Text: Venturi B and Pirisinu , Mathematics for Economists: exercises, problemsmodels, Lambert Academic Publishing, 2013

Information about Lectures 7 and 8

Title:  Pricing of financial derivatives
Lecturers: Prof. Stefania Ragni and Dr. Viviana Fanelli

Content: Financial derivatives. Put/call option pricing. Numerical approximation of some option pricing problems.

Texts:
Hull J. (2002), Option, futures and other derivatives, Prentice-Hall.
Wilmott P., Dewynne J. & Owison S., (1998) Options pricing, mathematical models and computation, Oxford Financial.

 

Qualitative Methods (6 credits)

– 28 nov. (case study) 10.00-12.00, aula 11bis (cancelled)
– 5 dec (case study) 12.00-14.00, aula 11bis
– 11 dec (case study) 10.00-12.00, aula 11bis
– 15 dec (case study) 10.00-14.00 aula 11bis

– 21 jan 2015: 14:00 – 18:00, Mixed methods, Giacomo Del Chiappa UNISS
– 22 jan 2015: 09:00 – 13:00, Grounded theory, Francesco Virili UNISS
– 28 jan 2015: 14:00 – 18:00, Mixed methods, Giacomo Del Chiappa UNISS
– 29 jan 2015: 09:00 – 13:00 , Grounded theory, Francesco Virili UNISS
All lectures take place in room B5, first floor Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche Aziendali, Via Muroni 25 Sassari

 

Second quarter

Options XXX cycle II quarter

Research design in Accounting, governance e reporting

– 16/3 ore 10-12, sala riunioni, primo piano Viale S. Ignazio 78
– 23/3 ore 10-12, sala riunioni, primo piano Viale S. Ignazio 78
– 30/3 ore 9.30-12.30, sala riunioni, primo piano Viale S. Ignazio 78
– 8/4  ore 10-12, Aula 3
– 13/4 ore 10-12, sala riunioni, primo piano Viale S. Ignazio 78
– 20/4 ore 9.30-12.30, Aula 3
– 4/5  ore 10-12, sala riunioni, primo piano Viale S. Ignazio 78

PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGEMENT

Instructors: Alessandro Spano, Aldo Pavan, Patrizio Monfardini, John Martin, Federico Rotondo

1.     Public Management Theories: From Public Administration to Public Value (Alessandro Spano) – April 23rd 2015 (h. 10-14,00)2.     Performance Management Systems In Public Sector Organizations (John Martin) – April 3oth 2015 (h. 10-14,00)

3.     The Implementation Gap of NPM Reforms In Italian Local Governments (Aldo Pavan) – April 7 th May 2015 (h. 10-14,00)4.     New Public Financial Management (Patrizio Monfardini) – May 14th 2015 (h. 10-14,00)

5.     Performance Evaluation System For the Italian Public Healthcare Sector (Federico Rotondo) – May 28th 2015 (Sassari) (h. 10,30-14,30)

6.     The Regulation of Local Public Services: Policy Discourse, Policy Design, and Policy-Making (Alberto Asquer) – June 5th 2015 (h. 10-14,00)

 

(see document attached for details)

Macroeconomics

 March 2015
Module I:Fabio Cerina 18th, 15-18 R&D models of endogenous growth
Module I:Fabio Cerina 19th, 16-19 R&D models of endogenous growth
Module II: Giovanni Sulis 23th, 10-13 Search and matching models of equilibrium unemployment
Module II: Giovanni Sulis 24th, 10-13 Search and matching models of equilibrium unemployment
Module III: Wlliam Addessi 25th, 17-19 Dynamic rational expectation models
Module III: William Addessi 26th, 9-12 Dynamic rational expectation models
Module IV: Alessio Moro 30th, 10-13  Structural change models
Module IV: Alessio Moro 31th, 10-13  Structural change models

Topics in International Economics

 April 2015
Topics in International Economics Ledesma 15th    15-18 Intertemporal trade and the current account/
Topics in International Economics Ledesma 16th    11 -14  Uncertainty and the role of international financial markets
Seminar 17th Seminar
Topics in International Economics Ledesma 22nd     15-18 Models of currency crises and speculative attacks (I): policy inconsistency
Topics in International Economics Ledesma 23rd     11 -14 Models of sovereign debt
Topics in International Economics Biagi 27th: 11-14 Migration
Topics in International Economics Detotto 27th 15-18 Models of spatial econometrics
Topics in International Economics Biagi 28th; 10-13 Migration
Topics in International Economics Detotto 28th; 14-17 Models of spatial econometrics
  • Secondo Anno

Corporate governance

Le lezioni del corso di Corporate governance inizieranno il prossimo 3 ottobre alle ore 12 presso l’aula 5 (c/o Edificio Baffi) e proseguiranno con il seguente calendario:
6/10; 7/10; 23/10; 27/10; 28/10; 31/10; 3/11; 4/11; 7/11; 10/11 e 11/11.

Corporate reporting

Lezioni del corso di Corporate reporting inizieranno il prossimo 18 novembre e proseguiranno con il seguente calendario: 21/11, 24/11, 25/11, 28/11, 1/12, 2/12, 5/12, 9/12, 11/12, 12/12 e 15/12.

Le lezioni di entrambi i corsi avranno i seguenti orari e si terranno nelle seguenti aule:
Lunedì: ore 12-14 aula 5
Martedì: ore 10-12 aula 12
Giovedì: 16-18 aula 5
Venerdì: ore 12-14 aula 5

 

Strategia
(docente Francesca Cabiddu)

9 ottobre dalle 15.00 alle 19.00 Aula 6
16 ottobre dalle 15.00 alle 19.00 Aula 6
23 ottobre dalle 15.00 alle 19.00 Aula 6
6 novembre dalle 15.00 alle 19.00 Aula 6
12 novembre dalle 15.00 alle 19.00 Aula 6

Comunicazione d’impresa
(docente Ernestina Giudici)

20 novembre dalle 15.00 alle 19.00 Aula 6
27 novembre dalle 15.00 alle 19.00 Aula 6
4 dicembre dalle 15.00 alle 19.00 Aula 6
18 dicembre dalle 15.00 alle 19.00 Aula 6

 

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