ECONOMICS OF AGRI-FOOD QUALITY PRODUCTS

AGR/01 - 6 CFU - 2° Semester

Teaching Staff

VERA TERESA FOTI
Email: v.foti@unict.it
Office: Polo Bioscientifico, Via S. Sofia, 98
Phone: 0957580346
Office Hours: Lunedì 10-12; Mercoledì 10-12
ALESSANDRO SCUDERI
Email: alessandro.scuderi@unict.it
Office: Via Santa Sofia 98
Phone: 0957580306
Office Hours: Lunedi 8 -10 - Martedi dalle 8 -10 - Il ricevimento degli studenti potrà essere effettuato a distanza o in presenza nei giorni e con le modalità riportate nella pagina del sito docente https://www.di3a.unict.it/corsi/l-26/docenti/alessandro.scuderi
IURI PERI
Email: peri@unict.it
Office: EDIFICIO VIA SANTA SOFIA 1OO - SEZ. ECONOMIA
Phone: 0957580309
Office Hours: LUN - VEN 10-12


Learning Objectives

Increasing knowledge on the economic aspects of quality in relation to evolution the demand for food products and the public and private instruments that support it


Course Structure

The attendance of courses is not obligatory, however it is strongly recommended as it facilitates the learning path and the evaluation of the student's achievement.


Information for students with disabilities and/or DSA.
As a guarantee of equal opportunities and in compliance with current laws, interested students can ask for a personal interview in order to plan any compensatory and/or dispensatory measures, based on their specific needs and on teaching objectives of the discipline. It is also possible to ask the departmental contacts of CInAP (Center for Active and Participatory Integration - Services for Disabilities and/or DSAs), in the persons of professors Giovanna Tropea Garzia and Anna De Angelis.



Detailed Course Content

Quality: the concept's origins. The role of quality in the agri-food sector. Evolution of the agri-food system. Quality in economic theory. The markets for differentiated products: consumer and producer behaviour in the context of information asymmetry. The policies adopted to promote the quality of agri-food products. The instruments for the protection and enhancement of quality in the agri-food sector.



Textbook Information

1.Belletti G., Marescotti A. La qualità nel sistema agro-alimentare, Dispense, Università di
Firenze.
2. Belletti G., Marescotti A. 1996. Le nuove tendenze dei consumi”, in: Berni P., Begalli D.
(a cura di), I prodotti agroalimentari di qualità: organizzazione del sistema delle
imprese, Il Mulino, Bologna.
3. Gabriele Canali. 2010. Verso una politica Ue della qualità agroalimentare. Quali
strumenti per la competitività?, Working paper.
4. Carbone A. I mercati dei prodotti agroalimentari di qualità, Dispense. Università della
Tuscia
5. ISMEA. 2006. La qualità come strategia per l’agroalimentare italiano.




Open in PDF format Versione in italiano