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Proposals for thesis
- Market analysis of food products
- Dynamic and organization of food chains
- Study of consumer behavior
- Food Marketing.

- Analysis of the role of agricultural and food policy on firm profitability, on the functioning of the market, on consumer behavior.
- Risk management in agriculture: farmers perception, insurance, innovative tools

Curriculum Vitae
He got a Master’s degree “summa cum laude” in Agricultural Science and technology at the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Padua in 2002.
In 2003, he won the selection to for the PhD course in “Agri-Food Economics and Policy” at the University of Padua (Italy). In 2005, during his PhD, he collaborated six months at the Department of Agribusiness Extension and Rural Development of the University College of Dublin thanks to a grant financed by “Ing. A. Gini” Foundation.
In 2006 he got the PhD in “Agri-Food Economics and Policy” at the University of Padua, defending the thesis “Technical efficiency of Italian beef cattle farm using stochastic production frontier approach”.
In November 2006 he got a position as Contract Researcher at the Department of Land and Agro-Forestry System (TeSAF) for the project “Valuing the Protected designation of origin labels: the case of Tocai”.
In September 2007 he got the position as Researcher at the University of Padua doing his institutional lecturer activity at the Faculty of Agriculture/School of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine teaching Economics, Business Economics and Agro-food Marketing. His Academic position at the University of Padova become permanent in 2010. Since 2015 is Associate Professor at the department of Land, Environment Agriculture and Forestry of the University of Padova. He is currently Vice-Director of the same Department.
Since September 2006, he is part of expertise list of National Institute of Agricultural Economics (INEA).
From 2011 to 2012, he has been member of the Committee for the evaluation of the research project at the Italian Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.
In 2012, he was evaluator of projects funded by the consortium "ERA-Net CORE Organic II" for the assessment of project proposals under the thematic area: "Organic Markets".
He represent its Department within the Scientific Committee of theVenetian Dairy Association (ALCAVE) and is member of the Scientific Committee of the Project TERGEO of the Italian Wine Union (UIV).
He is member of the Italian Society of Agricultural Economics (SIDEA), the Italian Society of Agro-food Economics (SIEA), the European Association of Agricultural Economics (EAAE) and of the American association of Wine Economics (AAWE).
He collaborate as reviewer of international scientific journal indexed by ISI/Scopus like “European Review of Agricultural Economics”, “Journal of Wine Research”, “Agriculture and Human Values”, “Small Ruminant Research” “New MEDIT” and “Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias”.

Lecturer's Curriculum (PDF): 19E6319008C29D52DFFBDCFF7CEFA9E3.pdf

Research areas
Agricultural policy and economics, agribusiness, agri-food market and marketing, risk management

The full list of Pubblications are available on:

- Papers ISI/Scopus

Trestini, S., Szathvary, S., Pomarici, E., & Boatto, V. (2018). Assessing the risk profile of dairy farms: application of the Income Stabilisation Tool in Italy. Agricultural Finance Review. Vol. 78(2), pp.195-208, DOI:10.1108/AFR-06-2017-0044.

Penone, C., & Trestini, S. (2018). Price transmission of US soybean futures into Italian spot market. Quality-Access to Success, 19(S1), 370-374.

Sartore, S., Mulatti, P., Trestini, S., Lorenzetto, M., Gagliazzo, L., Marangon, S., & Bonfanti, L. (2018). The economic implications of sylvatic rabies eradication in Italy. Zoonosis and public health, 65(1), pp. 147-157.

Trestini, S., Pomarici, E., & Giampietri, E. (2017). Around the economic sustainability of italian viticulture: Do farm strategies tackle income risks? Quality - Access to Success, 18, 461-467

Szathvary, S., Trestini, S., (2014). A Hedonic Analysis of Nutrition and Health Claims on Fruit Beverage Products. Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2014, 1, 1-13.

Boatto V., Trestini S. (2013). The Role of Post-2013 Common Agricultural Policy on the Sustainability of Italian Beef Production, Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus, 13 (3), pp. 137-141.

Defrancesco E., Trestini S. (2012). An activity-based decision support system to evaluate the economic viability of fisheries management tools for the small pelagic species in the northern
Adriatic Sea, New Medit, n. 1, pp. 11- 17

BOATTO V, DEFRANCESCO E, TRESTINI S. (2011). The price premium for wine quality signals: does retailer’s information provision matter?. THE BRITISH FOOD JOURNAL, Vol. 113, n. 5, p. 669-679. doi: 10.1108/00070701111131764

DEFRANCESCO E, GATTO P, RUNGE F, TRESTINI S. (2008). Factors affecting farmers' participation in agri-environmental measures: A northern Italian perspective. JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS, vol. 59; p. 114-131. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-9552.2007.00134.x

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2018/19
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
AV2293 COMMON AVP5073600 8 1st Year First
MV1734 COMMON MVN1027972 8 3rd Year First
AG0057 COMMON AVP3051658 8 3rd Year Second
IF0325 COMMON AGL1001661 8 2nd Year Second