Agroindustrial Economics Institutions (2006/2007)

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Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
Principi di economia agroalimentare (teoria) 3 AGR/01-AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND RURAL APPRAISAL II° semestre Enrico Dalla Bernardina
Principi di economia agroalimentare (laboratorio) 1 AGR/01-AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND RURAL APPRAISAL II° semestre Enrico Dalla Bernardina
Economia del sistema vitivinicolo 4 AGR/01-AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND RURAL APPRAISAL II° semestre Roberta Capitello

Learning outcomes

Module: Principi di economia agroalimentare (teoria)
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The teaching provides the basic elements of agribusiness in order to give the theorical knowledge which will be applied to the wine systems analysis.


Module: Principi di economia agroalimentare (laboratorio)
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This part of teaching aims at applying the principles of agribusiness to wine supply chains through exercises and cases of study.


Module: Economia del sistema vitivinicolo
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The course aims at guiding to the understanding of the structure and the dynamic aspects of wine supply chains, which are not only constitutive elements of agribusiness, but of the wider economic and territorial system. In particular, new trends of wine demand, strategies of firms and retailers, the role of innovation and cooperation and the relationship between firms and institutions in wine systems are deepened.

Syllabus

Module: Principi di economia agroalimentare (teoria)
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Introduction to the economical theory and the agribusiness.
The main macro-economic indicators of agribusiness.
The consumer theory and the food demand function.
The production theory and the technical innovation in wine industry.
The cost functions and the economies of scale in wine industry.
The market regimes.


Module: Principi di economia agroalimentare (laboratorio)
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Determination and analysis of main macro-economic indicators.
Determination of the consumer equilibrium for food and food demand analysis.
Determination of production and cost function in wine industry.
Deepening of market regimes through cases of study.


Module: Economia del sistema vitivinicolo
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Around agribusiness concept.
Wine supply chains and relationship between actors.
Innovations of wine systems.
Dynamic and structure of food consumption. Segmentation of wine market. Cases of study.
Structure, evolution and strategies of Italian and international food retail. Cases of study.
Structure, evolution and strategies of Italian end European wineries. Cases of study.
Structure and evolution of grape sector in Italy and Europe.
Relationship between wine growers, wineries and retailers. Mechanisms of vertical coordination. Cooperation and association in wine sector. Cases of study.
Typical wine and economic and territorial development. Cases of study.
From wine districts to firm networks. Cases of study.
Internationalization of wine system.

Assessment methods and criteria

Module: Principi di economia agroalimentare (teoria)
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oral exam.


Module: Principi di economia agroalimentare (laboratorio)
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oral exam.


Module: Economia del sistema vitivinicolo
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oral exam

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