Economics and politics of the agrifood sector

A.A. 2020/2021
14
Crediti massimi
112
Ore totali
SSD
AGR/01
Lingua
Inglese
Obiettivi formativi
· learn the basic elements of economic theory for the analysis of the food market
· develop knowledge about the organization of food chains and about the main economic issues of the food market
· analyze EU food policies
Compare and contrast different theoretical models of international trade and assess the suitability of these models in explaining observed international trade patterns and other related phenomena, such as migration.
Demonstrate the ability to conduct diagrammatically (and with simple algebra) partial and general equilibrium analyses of prevalent trade policy instruments.
Integrate the insights from trade theory, trade policy analysis and political economy of trade policy, for the purposes of explaining the landscape of protectionism across different countries and industries and its implication for the environment and climate change issues.
Risultati apprendimento attesi
· improve the knowledge on the food market and the organisations of the food supply chains
· improve the skills to be updated on the food policies
Develop coherent, structured and balanced opinions on ongoing debates in international trade, international cooperation, and globalization and be able to communicate these opinions both orally and in writing forms.
Apply the theoretical knowledge and analytical skills acquired from the course to analyze relevant policy issues in the areas of agriculture trade, the multilateral and bilateral trade agreements, and issues concerning economic development and environmental problems.
Programma e organizzazione didattica

Single session

Responsabile
Periodo
Secondo semestre
Moduli o unità didattiche
Agrifood economics
AGR/01 - ECONOMIA ED ESTIMO RURALE - CFU: 7
Lezioni: 56 ore

International agrifood markets and policies
AGR/01 - ECONOMIA ED ESTIMO RURALE - CFU: 7
Lezioni: 56 ore

Docente/i
Ricevimento:
martedi dalle 14.30 alle 18.30
Dipartimento di Scienze e politiche ambientali (Via Celoria)
Ricevimento:
mercoledì dalle 14.30 alle 18.30
DEMM (via Celoria)