Academic Year 2015/2016 - 3° Year
Teaching Staff Credit Value: 12
Scientific field: AGR/01 - Agricultural economics and rural appraisal
Taught classes: 64 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

  • Agricultural Policy

    The student acquires the basic tools for the knowledge on the functioning of a market economy at the macro level and on public intervention in the economy. He increase knowledge on the objectives and instruments governing the economic policy measures with regard to the agricultural sector.

    At the end of the course students will be able to analyze the role and functions of agriculture in different contexts and to develop models of multi-functional development of the agricultural and land.

Detailed Course Content

  • Agricultural Policy

    General concepts of macroeconomics; Concepts and tools of economic policy; Evolution of the objectives and instruments of agricultural policy; Interrelations between the agricultural sector and the socio-economic; Agricultural policy and labor, land, enterprise; Agricultural Policy and the European Union

Textbook Information

  • Agricultural Policy

    1. Segrè A., Politiche per lo sviluppo agricolo e la sicurezza alimentare (Manuali universitari), Carocci Editore, 2008.

    2. Iacoponi L., Romiti R., Economia e Politica Agraria, Ed agricole Bologna.

    3. De Stefano F. Problemi di politica agraria, Il Mulino Bologna.

    4. Lipsey R.G., Chrystal K.A., Macroeconomia, Zanichelli, Bologna.

    5. Publications distributed during the course