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INNOVATION AND THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

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INNOVATION AND THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

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Anno accademico 2022/2023

Codice attività didattica
CPS0728B
Docente
Elena Vallino (Titolare dell'insegnamento)
Corso di studio
Master's Degree Course in Economic analysis and policy
Anno
1° anno
Periodo
Secondo semestre
Tipologia
Caratterizzante
Crediti/Valenza
6
SSD attività didattica
SECS-P/06 - economia applicata
Erogazione
Tradizionale
Lingua
Inglese
Frequenza
Obbligatoria
Tipologia esame
Scritto ed orale
Tipologia unità didattica
modulo
Insegnamento integrato
INNOVATION AND NEW ECONOMIES (CPS0728)
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Sommario insegnamento

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Obiettivi formativi

 
Patterns of innovation related to digital disruptions present challenges to the way in which the knowledge economy shapes the production of goods and services. The course aims to provide an overview of the recent trends in the digital economy domain, in particular in relation to innovation and transformation in different industries.
 
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Students will be able to describe and critically evaluate the main mechanisms, challenges and criticalities related to the digital economy. Moreover, they will able to apply this knowledge to case studies in different economic sectors and to assess potential related policies. 
 
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Programma

 

In the first part the course addresses the general debate on the digital disruption tendencies and on their impacts on the economic sectors, on the labour markets and on the regional development, mentioning also conceptual linkages with the narrative on environmental sustainability. The course focuses on some specific features of the digital economy: the economics of the platforms, open innovation, crowdsourcing, value extraction from data.

The second part addresses critically the digital economy in manufacturing. It explores, also with an historical perspective, how digital technologies influence the emergence of cyber physical systems encompassing different enabling technologies. It presents the reshaping of the division of labour within and between firms and its consequences on the organization of the economic sectors. It focuses on the importance of a supportive environment in terms on infrastructure and institutions that allow the development of given capabilities.

The third part deepens the challenges and the criticalities of the digital economy in selected services, such as finance, health and social assistance.

The fourth part treats the evolution, challenges and opportunities of Artificial Intelligence, exploring its relation with labour dynamics, firm performance, and consumers.

 
 
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Modalità di insegnamento

 

Class teaching, discussion of specific cases, group works


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Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento

-Student will work in groups of two/three to prepare the presentation and a term paper of 3000-4000 words.

-Written exam

 

Percentage of final mark:

Class presentation (20%)

Term paper (30%)

Written exam (50% - multiple answer questions and open questions). 


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Testi consigliati e bibliografia



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Libro
Titolo:  
Resilience and Digital Disruption: Regional Competition in the Age of Industry 4.0.
Anno pubblicazione:  
2021
Editore:  
Springer Nature
Autore:  
Geuna, A., Guerzoni, M., Nuccio, M., Pammolli, F., & Rungi, A.
Obbligatorio:  
Si
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Articles and chapters compulsory for the exam will be provided. The following reading list represents a useful basic material.

 

First part

Urbinati, A., Chiaroni, D., Chiesa, V. and Frattini, F. (2018) The Role of Digital Technologies in Open Innovation Process: An Exploratory Multiple Case Study Analysis, R&D Management, ,50/1: 136-160.

Mansell R. and Steinmueller W. E. (2020) Advanced Introduction to Platform Economics. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Alaimo, C., Kallinikos, J. and Aaltonen, A. (2020) Data and Value, in Nambisan, S. Lyytinen, K. and Yoo, Y. (eds.) The Handbook of Digital Innovation, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 162-178.

Chesbrough,H., Lettl, C. and Ritte, T.r (2018) Value Creation and Value Capture in Open Innovation, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 35/6: 930-938.

European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, Renda, A., Schwaag Serger, S., Tataj, D., et al., Industry 5.0, a transformative vision for Europe: governing systemic transformations towards a sustainable industry, 2022, https://data.europa.eu/doi/10.2777/17322

 

Second part

Geuna, A., Guerzoni, M., Nuccio, M., Pammolli, F., & Rungi, A. (2021). Resilience and Digital Disruption: Regional Competition in the Age of Industry 4.0. Springer Nature.

Zheng, T., Ardolino, M., Bacchetti, A., & Perona, M. (2021). The applications of Industry 4.0 technologies in manufacturing context: a systematic literature review. International Journal of Production Research59(6), 1922-1954.

 

Third part

Lupton, D. (2014). Critical perspectives on digital health technologies. Sociology compass8(12), 1344-1359.

Ketterer, J. A. (2017). Digital finance: New times, new challenges, new opportunities. IDB-Inter American Development Bank.

Gomber, P., Koch, J. A., & Siering, M. (2017). Digital Finance and FinTech: current research and future research directions. Journal of Business Economics87(5), 537-580.

 

Fourth part

Abrardi, L., Cambini, C., & Rondi, L. (2021). Artificial intelligence, firms and consumer behavior: A survey. Journal of Economic Surveys.




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Note

The course will start on March 10, 2022. 

Thursday and Friday, from 9 to 11 am. 

Room E2, Campus CLE

https://unito.webex.com/meet/elena.vallino

 


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