Territorial production systems (2015/2016)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S001025
Credits
9
Coordinator
Diego Begalli
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
SISTEMI PRODUTTIVI E TERRITORIALI (MODULO I) 6 M-GGR/02-ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY primo semestre Francesco Pecci
SISTEMI PRODUTTIVI E TERRITORIALI (MODULO II) 3 AGR/01-AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND RURAL APPRAISAL primo semestre Diego Begalli

Learning outcomes

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MM: SISTEMI PRODUTTIVI E TERRITORIALI (MODULO I)
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The course provides: - The basic elements of knowledge of the spatial data analysis and the geographic information systems in order of their application to territorial analysis of the economic and social system through specific software and case studies; - Some tools to understand the territorial organization of economic systems with particular attention to the role of the spatial dimension.
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MM: SISTEMI PRODUTTIVI E TERRITORIALI (MODULO II)
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The aim of the course is to offer knowledge and methodologies to the comprehension of the dynamic of the local agrofood systems in the international competitive context

Syllabus

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MM: SISTEMI PRODUTTIVI E TERRITORIALI (MODULO I)
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Introduction to Spatial analysis. Visualization, exploration, construction and establishment of models of spatial data. Visualization and exploration of data for small areas. The spatial interaction. The spatial correlation. The exploratory spatial data analysis. The statistics for the exploratory spatial analysis. Exploratory spatial analysis with the use of open-source software. Simple models of spatial regression and spatial analysis.
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MM: SISTEMI PRODUTTIVI E TERRITORIALI (MODULO II)
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The dynamics of the competitive complexity. The typologies of the local agrofood systems. The strategic dimensions. Strategies and networks. Analysis of case studies.

Assessment methods and criteria

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MM: SISTEMI PRODUTTIVI E TERRITORIALI (MODULO I)
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Oral examination
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MM: SISTEMI PRODUTTIVI E TERRITORIALI (MODULO II)
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Discussion of case studies in small groups. Compilation of a case study to be discussed at the oral examination. Oral monitoring of the acquired skills

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
V. Sodano, M. Sassi, A. Marchini, Economia Agroalimentare: Mercati e Politiche Mcgraw-Hill, Milano 2010