University of Parma – Department of Economics -
 
Via J.F. Kennedy, 6 – 43100 Parma – Italy
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The University of Parma is a State University. As such, it is self-governing and has administrative, organisational, and accountancy autonomy and provides public services to the general public.
From the Middle Ages to the present days, the history of the University of Parma has developed over the centuries and the University currently includes ten faculties. In all it offers instruction for 56 three-year degree courses, 5 one-cycle degree courses, 46 two-year Postgraduate Teacher Training courses, 29 Masters, 44 PhD’s, and 45 Specialisation courses.
The size of the University of Parma is: 30,000 students, with more than 5,000 graduates per year, 1.100 lecturers, and 1000 technical and administrative employees.
Department of economics takes initiatives and participates in numerous projects at regional, national and international levels.
        
CORRADO GIACOMINI
 
Involved as senior researcher and project leader for Italian and European research projects since 1985. Full Professor at University of Parma. During his research activity he worked on topics about food marketing, agribusiness economics, quality products, quality standards, analysis of vertical relationship along the food chain and economic and structural analysis of the fruit sector.
 
       
CRISTINA MORA
 
Involved as senior researcher and project leader for Italian and European research projects since 2000. Associate Professor at University of Parma. During her research activity she worked on topics about food marketing, with attention to the food safety standard, quality products, consumers’ willingness to pay for safer food.
 
               

FILIPPO ARFINI
Involved as senior researcher and project leader for Italian and European research projects since 1995. Associate Professor at University of Parma. During his research activity he worked on topics about traditional food marketing, quality products, analysis of supply chain in traditional products.
 
          
DAVIDE MENOZZI
 
Involved as junior researcher for Italian and European research projects since 2003. During his research activity he worked on topics about food marketing, with attention to the food safety standard, analysis of vertical relationship along the beef chain.
 
        
 
GIUSI FAIOLI
 
Involved as junior researcher for Italian and European research projects since 2005.
Phd student at University of Parma. During her research activity she worked on topics about food marketing, with attention to the quality and food safety.