Associate Professor at the Catholic University. His research activity focuses on: economics of agricultural and food markets, agricultural and food policies and industrial economics applied to the agricultural food system.
He is Director of the Research Centre on the Economics of the Pig meat supply chain since 2009.
He collaborates with INEA, the National Institute of Agricultural Economics, and with ISMEA, in the Centre on structural policies.
He has been also consultant for the FAO (Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nation) and for the World Bank.
Geographical indications, protected denominations and traditional specialties: quality policy, valorization and rural development
This course will open by giving an overview of markets and policies for geographically differentiated quality food products in Europe and outside the EU. Attention will then be given to the economics...Read more »
Organic production in the livestock supply chain: methods and solutions to produce and sell organic meat
The organic agriculture sector is showing an interesting positive trend a general context of crisis that involves agricultural production as well. The organic meat sector has some peculiarities that...Read more »
Collaboration between small farmers and large-scale distribution operators in the fruit and vegetable market: opportunities, critical aspects and solutions
The market channels available to small fruit and vegetable producers are starting to diversify, opening up numerous opportunities; the wholesale market, supply aggregation in cooperatives and producer...Read more »
Wine, territory and tourism: a close relationship to create value and stimulate innovation and growth in wine regions.
Wine production has become a productive and cultural model able to enhance local...Read more »