Donatella Saccone

Assistant Professor of Political Economy

Phone: +39 0172 458542
Email: d.saccone@unisg.it

University of Gastronomic Sciences | Pollenzo Campus
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, 9
fraz. Pollenzo – 12042 Bra (Cn) – Italy

 

BIOGRAPHY

Donatella Saccone achieved a Master Degree in Economics at CORIPE Piemonte in 2005 and a PhD in Economics at the University of Turin in 2008. Before being appointed as Assistant Professor at the University of Gastronomic Sciences, she was Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Economics and Statistics “S. Cognetti de Martiis”, University of Turin, where she also taught Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Development Economics, Cooperation and Development, and Cultural Industries and Global Markets, for several years. Since 2009 she is External Consultant for the International Training Centre of the International Labor Organization (ILO), where she is lecturer and tutor at the Master in Management of Development.

In 2014 she co-founded the Turin Centre on Emerging Economies (OEET), research centre associated to the Collegio Carlo Alberto, where she carries out activities of direction and research on emerging economies. Currently, she is the President of the Italian Association for the Analysis of Comparative Economic Systems (AISSEC).

 

INSTITUTIONAL POSITIONS

  • Convenor of the Graduate Degree Program in Food Innovation & Management

 

TEACHING ACTIVITY

  • Economics and Development Policy [Graduate Degree in Food Innovation & Management]
  • Politiche Economiche e Sostenibilità Alimentare [Undergraduate Degree in Gastronomic Sciences and Cultures]
  • Preparatory Workshops [Graduate Degree in Food Innovation & Management]

 

MAIN INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREA in UNISG

Environment

 

SPECIFIC RESEARCH TOPICS

  • Sustainable economic development
  • Food policies
  • Food security
  • Globalization and food security
  • Emerging economies and patterns of economic development

 

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