Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)

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Department Profile:
SMEA-Alta Scuola di Management ed Economia Agroalimentare
(Graduate School in Agricultural and Food Economics) at UCSC is one of the leading Italian schools in the field with European-wide reputation. It has a long experience in research concerning agricultural economics and policy, the industrial organisation of the food sector and the analysis of the functioning of the food supply chain. This experience relates both to academic research and to support for policy-makers, since the researchers of the team have developed a long experience of collaboration with international organisations (i.e., European Commission, OECD, FAO and World Bank), government agencies and producer associations.

Please see below for a list of the main faculty member involved and their specialisation in the different sub-fields relevant for the programme:

Faculty Member Specialization
Prof. P. Sckokai agricultural and food market and policy analysis
PProf. D. Moro agricultural and food policy analysis
Prof. C. Soregaroli agricultural food marketing

Prof. Paolo Sckokai is Associate Professor in agricultural economics. His research interests range from food demand analysis to the impact of agri-food policies. From 2007 to 2012 he has been editor of the European Review of Agricultural Economics.

Prof. Daniele Moro is Associate Professor in agricultural economics. His research interests range from food demand analysis to the impact of agricultural and food policies. He is the current editor of Bio-based and Applied Economics.

Prof. Claudio Soregaroli is Associate professor in agricultural economics. His main research interests range from the marketing of agri-food products, the analysis of food supply chains, the analysis of agri-food policies and the economics of biotechnology.