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Mario Veneziani is an Associate Professor in Agri-food Economics at the Department of Economics and Management, University of Parma, Parma (Italy). In this position, he teaches, in English, the “Economics of Agri-food Networks” Course to Third Year students as part of the "International Economics" track of the Bachelor’s Degree in “Economics and Business” (CLEM) at the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Parma and, in Italian, the Course of “Economic and Regulatory Aspects of Biotechnologies” to Third Year students of the Bachelor's Degree Course in “Biotechnologies” at the Department of Chemistry, Life Sciences and Environmental Sustainability of the University of Parma.


Mario Veneziani is a member of the International Mobility Commission of the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Parma. In this position, he is responsible for the exchanges with the Higher Education Institutions the University of Parma has exchange relationships with – under the OverWorld Programme (i.e., ERASMUS+ outside of Europe) – to the East of the Urals. He is a member of the Interdepartmental Center for Energy and the Environment of the University of Parma as the head of its "Economics" Operating Unit. Lastly, he has been appointed a Member of the "Board for the ethics of non-medical research on the person (REB - Research Ethics Board)" of the University of Parma as a member of the University Center of Bioethics at the University of Parma, Parma (Italy).


Mario Veneziani holds a PhD in Economic Policy, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Piacenza (Italy) and a Master of Arts in Development Economics, Department of Economics, University of Sussex, Falmer (UK). His research interests are multidisciplinary in nature ranging from Trade Liberalisation, Development Economics, Regional Economics, Migration, Poverty and Inequality; Education and Child Labour; Subjective Well Being and Wage Inequality – which have characterised his undergraduate and postgraduate education – to Agricultural Policy Modelling, using Farm-level Survey Data (RICA and FADN), micro-econometrics and Mathematical Programming, Analysis of Market Power in the Agri-Food Sector, Industrial Organisation, Revealed Preferences and Experimental Economics as well as Food Quality (Geographical Indications) and Sustainability, which have characterised his Post-Doc and early Non and Tenure-Track Positions.


Mario Veneziani has been involved, in various roles, in the European Union Horizon 2020 "AGRICORE" (Grant Agreement 816078) ( and "Strength2Food" (Grant Agreement 678024) ( Projects, FP7 "Factor Markets" and "FADNTOOL" Projects and the “MEMI” EIB-EIBURS Project. He has contributed to the prepare several European Union and Italian research project proposals and has a strong publication record on the main international outlets for the research in his field.

For the current academic year, Prof. Mario Veneziani holds office hours every:

- Monday from 15:00 hours to 17:00 hours

- Thursday from 11:00 hours to 13:00 hours

in his office located on the Second Floor of the building of the Economics and Business Department, Via J. F. Kennedy, 6 - 43125 Parma

Any student unable to attend office hours at the dates/times indicated above is encouraged to get in contact with the Professor to make dedicated arrangements

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2024/2025

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2023/2024

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2022/2023

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2021/2022

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2017/2018

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2016/2017

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2015/2016


Other appointments

Member of Committee 13

Member of the Department Library Commission

Member of the Department Safety Commission

Member and secretary of the Graduation Commission n. 4

Member of the Evaluation Group and RAQ of the Bachelor Degree in Biotechnologies, Department of Chemistry, Life Sciences and Environmental Sustainability

Leader of the Operating Unit "Economics" of the Interdepartmental Centre for the Energy and the Environment

Responsabile dell’Unità Operativa “Economia” del Centro Interdipartimentale per l’Energia e l’Ambiente (CIDEA)

Member of the REB - Research Ethics Board as a member of the University Centre for Bioethics



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Office location

Department of Economics and Management

Via J. F. Kennedy, 6

43125 Parma (PR)


Second floor of the Central Building, Agricultural Economics Section