Economia agro-alimentare

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Economia agro-alimentare
Food Economy. Nuova edizione Open Access
3 issues per year , ISSN 1126-1668 , ISSNe 1972-4802

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Economia agro-alimentare/Food Economy is a triannual peer-reviewed scientific journal published by FrancoAngeli Edizioni on behalf of the Italian Society of Agri-food Economics (SIEA), founded in 1996 by the then President of SIEA Fausto Cantarelli. It offers an international forum for the discussion and analysis of mono and interdisciplinary socioeconomic, political, legal and technical issues, related to agricultural and food systems. It welcomes submissions of original papers focusing on agriculture, agribusiness, food, safety, nutrition and health, including all processes and infrastructure involved in providing food to populations; as well as the processes, inputs and outputs involved in consumption and disposal of food and food-related items. Analyses also include social, political, economic and environmental contexts and human resource challenges. Submissions should be addressed to an international audience of researchers, practitioners, and policy makers, and they may consider local, national, and global scale. The decision to publish the article, at the end of the process of evaluation and review, is the prerogative and responsibility of the Editor-in-Chief. The articles published are under the total responsibility of Authors

Direttore Scientifico / Editor-in-Chief: Maurizio Canavari (Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna)

Comitato di Direzione / Editorial Board: Sedef Akgüngör (Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi, Turkey), Valeria Borsellino (Università degli Studi di Palermo), Alessio Ishizaka (NEOMA Business School, France), Christine Mauracher (Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia), Simona Naspetti (Università Politecnica delle Marche), Søren Marcus Pedersen (Københavns Universitet, Denmark), John Stanton (Saint Joseph’s University Philadelphia, USA), Stefanella Stranieri (Università degli Studi di Milano)

Comitato scientifico / Scientific Advisory Board: Themistoklis Altintzoglou (Nofima, Norway), Gervasio Antonelli (Università degli Studi di Urbino “Carlo Bo”, Italy), Dominique Barjolle (Université de Lausanne, Switzerland), Tatiana Bouzdine-Chameeva (KEDGE Business School, France), Paweł Bryła (Uniwersytet Łódzki, Poland), Nicola Cantore (United Nations Industrial Development Organization, International), Alessio Cavicchi (Università degli Studi di Macerata, Italy), Catherine Chan-Halbrendt (University of Hawaii, USA), Susan Cholette (San Francisco State University, USA), Marco Costanigro (Colorado State University, USA), Hartwig De Haen (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany), Hans De Steur (Universiteit Gent, Belgium), Francesco Di Iacovo (Università degli Studi di Pisa, Italy), Mariantonietta Fiore (Università degli Studi di Foggia, Italy), Elisabetta Gotor (Bioversity International, International), Francesca Valeria Hansstein (Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China), Martin K. Hingley (University of Lincoln, UK), Wuyang Hu (Ohio State University, USA), Drini Imami (Universiteti Bujqësor i Tiranës, Albania), Phoebe Koundouri (Oikonomiko Panepistimio Athinon, Greece), Song Soo Lim (Korea University, Republic of Korea), Tomás López-Guzmán (Universidad de Cordoba, Spain), Catherine Macombe (Institut national de recherches en sciences et technologies pour l’environnement et l’agriculture, France), Livia Madureira (Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal), Andrea Marchini (Università degli Studi di Perugia, Italy), Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen & Universität Jaume I de Castellon, Germany & Spain), Aristides Matopoulos (Aston University, UK), Oliver Meixner (Universität fur Bodenkultur Wien, Austria), Nadhem Mtimet (International Livestock Research Institute, International), Rodolfo M. Nayga (University of Arkansas, USA), Concetta Nazzaro (Università degli Studi del Sannio, Italy), Fabio Parasecoli (New York University, USA), Giovanni Quaranta (Università degli Studi della Basilicata, Italy), Robert B. Richardson (Michigan State University, USA), Jens Rommel (Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet, Sweden), Carlo Russo (Università degli Studi di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale, Italy), Johannes Sauer (Technische Universität Munchen, Germany), Riccardo Scarpa (Durham University & Universita degli Studi di Verona, UK & Italy), Ramona Teuber (Justus-Liebig-Universität Giesen, Germany), Mara Thiene (Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy), Stefania Troiano (Università degli Studi di Udine, Italy), Ellen van Loo (Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands), Maro Vlachopoulou (Panepistimio Makedoniae, Greece), Tomislav Vukina (North Carolina State University, USA), John Wilkinson (Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Segreteria di redazione / Editorial secretariat: Alessandro Palmieri - Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Agro-Alimentari - Area Economia agraria ed Estimo, Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna - viale Giuseppe Fanin, 50 - 40127 Bologna (BO), Italy - Tel. +39 0512096126; e-mail: -

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Issue 2/2021 

Oluwakemi Adeola Obayelu, Emem Ime Akpan, Ayodeji O. Ojo, Prevalence and correlates of food insecurity in rural Nigeria: A panel analysis
Biagia De Devitiis, Rosaria Viscecchia, Valentina Carfora, Carla Cavallo, Gianni Cicia, Teresa Del Giudice, Concetta Menna, Gianluca Nardone, Antonio Seccia, Parents’ trust in food safety and healthiness of children’s diets: A TPB model explaining the role of retailers and government
Francesco Zecca, Marco D'Errico, Food security and land use: The Ethiopian case
Muhammad Yasir Yusuf, Rahmat Fadhil, T. Saiful Bahri, Hafiizh Maulana, Comparison study of agricultural insurance government subsidy and farmers’ self-subsistent premium in Indonesia
Maurizio Canavari, Sedef Akgüngör, Valeria Borsellino, Alessio Cavicchi, Catherine Chan, Alessio Ishizaka, Simona Naspetti, Søren Marcus Pedersen, Stefanella Stranieri, Maro Vlachopoulou, Editorial
Elena Kokthi, Irina Canco, Eneida Topulli, Whose salad is organic? An attribute segmentation perspective-evidence from Albania
Sheraz Alam Malik, Martin K. Hingley, Consumer demand information as a re-balancing tool for power asymmetry between food retailers and suppliers
Maria Assunta D’Oronzio, Carmela Sica, Innovation in Basilicata agriculture: From tradition to digital

Issue 1/2021 

Isabella Procidano, Christine Mauracher, Marco Valentini, Consumers’ perception of Prosecco wine packaging: A pilot study in Padua and Milan
Biancamaria Torquati, Lucio Cecchini, Chiara Paffarini, Massimo Chiorri, The economic and environmental sustainability of extra virgin olive oil supply chains: An analysis based on food miles and value chains
Catherine Macombe, Is an alternative to private property durable in agriculture?
Maurizio Canavari, Sedef Akgüngör, Valeria Borsellino, Alessio Cavicchi, Catherine Chan, Alessio Ishizaka, Simona Naspetti, Søren Marcus Pedersen, Stefanella Stranieri, Maro Vlachopoulou, Editorial
Silvia Andrés González-Moralejo, Mildrey García Cortés, Juan Francisco López Miquel, Are small and medium-size food industry firms profitable? Explaining differences in their performance: The case of the Valencia Region
Mikael Oliveira Linder, Katia Laura Sidali, Gesa Busch, Mountain beef and wine: Italian consumers’ definitions and opinions on the mountain labelling-scheme
Fabio Gaetano Santeramo, Dragan Miljkovic, Emilia Lamonaca, Agri-food trade and climate change

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