|Degree Course||Degree course in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences [L-25] D. M. 270/2004|
|Curriculum||BIOTECNOLOGIE - Regulations 2014|
|Prerequisites||Information currently not available - Italian version|
|Examinations' grades statistics||Information currently not available - Italian version|
To be defined
|Recommended optional courses||Information currently not available - Italian version|
|Type||Specific formative activities|
|Area||DISCIPLINE ECONOMICHE ESTIMATIVE E GIURIDICHE|
Principles of Microeconomics (CFU 1.5)
Introduction to economics and the concept of market: demand, supply and equilibrium, the determinants of supply and demand, elasticity of demand and supply, consumer theory, cost and production theory, perfect competition; others market (oligopoly, monopoly and monopolistic competition), web model.
The farm and agricultural enterprise (CFU 2)
The factors of production in agriculture, the agricultural enterprise; types of companies; farms in Italy and their distribution; forms of conduct; structural and comparative analysis of farms in Italy, the company balance sheet as an instrument of analysis, determination of the economic results of the farm.
The factors of agricultural production (0.5 ECTS)
The land in Italy and its reform; rent. The capital, fixed and circulating capital, capital of anticipation; agriculture machines: operating costs, capital livestock. The work in agriculture, rural population and agricultural population, agricultural employment; specificity of agricultural work, and the evolution of the national agricultural system.
The Common Agricultural Policy (CFU 1.5)
The European Union: the institutions and policies, CAP: market policies, price controls to stabilize markets and incomes; evolution of the CAP reform, the CAP 2014 - 2020, the rural development policy, the Leader Community Initiative, the EU and the world: the WTO and international agreements.
New constraints and opportunities for the agri-food system (0.5 ECTS)
Food security: quality, authenticity and traceability. Policies, instruments and regulations.
Principles of microeconomics (consumer theory, producer theory; equilibrium on competitive and not competitive market), Farms and agriculture enterprise (Agriculture enterprise, type of enterprises and farms typologies; structural and comparative analysis of farms in Italy; economics balance). Factors of production in agriculture. Common agriculture politics (eu institutions, price and market control; evolution of CAP and Rural development). Food safety: quality and traceability.
|Mode of delivery|
Face-to-face lessons; pratictal training (at home and at class); seminars on specific topics
Bruni F., Franco S. 2003. Economia dell0impresa e dell’azienda agraria, Franco Angeli , Milano
Fontaine P. L’Europa in 12 lezioni, Commissione europea, Bruxelles.
Gioia Perri ISTITUZIONI DI ECONOMIA (I), Manni, Lecce;
Guerrieri G., Pennacchi F., Sediari T. 1995. Istituzioni di Economia e Politica Agraria, Edagricole, Bologna Delbono, Zamagni LEZIONI DI MICROECONOMIA, Il Mulino, Bologna (Cap. XI, XXI)
English option avaible if required
Basic knowledge about the italian agriculture, and its relationship with the eu context.
Starting from the last week of september
available in septembre 2014
|Teaching support||Information currently not available - Italian version|
Optional but strongly advised
Dept. of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences
|Notes||Information currently not available - Italian version|
Monday and Thursday from 11.30 to 13.30
Section of Economics - Department SAAA
|ECTS code||2014 - 1584|