The summer school "Experimental Auctions: Theory and Applications in Food Marketing and Consumer Preferences Analysis" is aimed at learning the fundamentals and the recent advances of experimental auctions. It will provide the appropriate techniques to construct an experimental design, with software applications and workshops regarding specific problems in the fields of food market valuation. It will also provide the appropriate knowledge of the models used in the experimental auction literature for the data analysis. Results interpretation and policy implications will be also discussed.

The course is taught by Rodolfo M. NaygaAndreas DrichoutisJayson L. Luskand Maurizio Canavari

Lectures are given from Monday, June 20 to Saturday, June 25, 7 hours per day. As a general structure, each day is based on 4 periods of teaching (2 in the morning before lunch-break and 2 in the afternoon and early evening), dealing with Theory, Applications, and Tutorials on pc.

A certificate will be awarded to all participants. A final exam is scheduled for Saturday, June 25 for those who need the certificate of attendance to be associated with a grade in order to ask for credits recognition.



Prof. Maurizio Canavari

Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences
Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna, Italy
Viale Giuseppe Fanin, 50
40127 Bologna - Italy
tel. +39 051 2096108


Prof. Diego Begalli
Prof. Claudia Bazzani
Prof. Katia Laura Sidali
Dr. Elena Claire Ricci

Università degli Studi di Verona - Dipartimento di Economia Aziendale
Via Cantarane, 24 - 37129 Verona  (Italy) 

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