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2013, February 21st

Socio-economic Dynamics and Global Market

ABSTRACT Food security in South Mediterranean Countries; Public policy for price volatility in international food market

SEED SPEAKER: Roberta Callieris Short bio
Roberta Callieris, graduated in 1992 in Economics from the University of Bari. She got a Ph.D degree on Artificial Intelligence Systems from Politechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy, in 2009. Since 1997, Roberta has been involved in socio economic research related to the organic sector for the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari. She is currently senior researcher at the Department of Organic Agriculture, where she collaborates in different international cooperation, training and research projects, dealing with economic issues pertaining to the Mediterranean Agriculture.
CORNER SPEAKER: Fabian Capitanio Short Bio
Fabian Capitanio (1972) graduated in Economics from the University of Cassino (Italy). He holds Msc and Phd in Agricultural Economics and Policy at University of Naples Federico II and a Phd/Mphill in Environmental Economics at University of York (UK). He is currently associate professor in Agricultural Economics and Policy ats . researcher and consultant in the Sustainable Agriculture, Food and Rural Development department of the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari (CIHEAM-MAIB).
2013, May 2nd

Globalization, International Competitiveness of markets and poverty


SEED SPEAKER: Prof. Dominick Salvatore (Distinguished Professor of Economics and the Director of the Ph.D. Program in Economics at Fordham University in New York City) Short bio
Dominick Salvatore is Distinguished Professor of Economics and the Director of the Ph.D. Program in Economics at Fordham University in New York City. He is Honorary Professor at the Shanghai Finance University, Hunan University and University of Pretoria; Visiting Professor at various universities, including University of Rome (2003-2012), American University in Cairo (2007), University of Pretoria (2009, 2012), Peking University (2009-2012), University of Trieste (1996-2002), and University of Vienna (1995-2003). Dr. Salvatore is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences and past Chairman of its Economics Section. He is also the past president of the North American Economic and Finance Association (NAEFA) and the International Trade and Finance Association (ITFA). He is a Consultant to the United Nations, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the Economic Policy Institute, and several multinational corporations and global banks. He is the co-editor of the Journal of Policy Modeling and past co-editor of Open Economies Review and The American Economist, as well as past Editor of the Handbook Series in Economics, Greenwood Press. He has given more than 500 lectures around the world, was awarded the Achievement Award by the City of University of New York in 1997, and was nominated for the 2010 National Medal of Science awarded by the President of the United States. Dr. Salvatore is the author of the world's leading textbook on international economics. His Theory and Problems of Microeconomics, has been translated into 18 languages, with more than 800,000 copies sold. In all, he has published 53 volumes. A thought leader in the field of economics, he has published over 90 articles in edited volumes and more than 100 articles in scholarly journals. Media Expertise