Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)

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 a European-wide reputation. It has many years of experience in research concerning agricultural economics and policy, the industrial organization of the food sector and the analysis of the functioning of the food supply chain. This experience includes both academic research and policy support; the team’s researchers have developed a broad experience of collaboration with international organizations (i.e., European Commission, OECD, FAO and World Bank), government agencies and producer associations.

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

Faculty Member Specialization
Prof. P. Sckokai agricultural and food market and policy analysis
Prof. 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.