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Curriculum Vitae Vincenzina Caputo, Ph.D.

Junior Research Fellow


PERSONAL INFORMATION

First name and surname Address Telephone E-mail Nationality Date of birth Gender
CURRENT POSITION 2010/2012

Vincenzina Caputo Department of Agricultural Economics and Engineering - University of Bologna Viale Fanin, 50 - 40127, Bologna (Bo), Italy. Italian Mobile: 0039 320 06 98 554 vincenzina.caputo@unibo.it - vincenzina.caputo@gmail.com Italian May, 07, 1980 Female

Post-doctoral fellow - Department of Agricultural Economic and Engineering


University of Bologna (Italy). Supervisor: Prof. Maurizio Canavari.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING Dates Title awarded

September 2010 October 2010

Diploma of participation in the international summer school in Experimental Design for Preference Estimation Stated Choice and Advanced Discrete Choice Modeling
University of Padua in Advances in Viticulture and Enology- Wine Marketing Module January 2006 January 2009

Organisation

Dates Title awarded Organisation

Doctoral degree in Agricultural Economics


University of Naples Parthenope, Department of Economics - Tutors: Prof. Rodolfo M. Nayga Jr.; Dr. Maria Carmela Aprile. Coordinator: Prof. Daniela Covino August 2009 December 2009

Dates Title awarded Organisation

Visiting Scholar
University of Arkansas Department of Economics and Agribusiness. Supervisor: Prof. Rodolfo M. Nayga Jr

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Dates Title awarded Organisation

July 2008

Diploma of participation in the XVII Postgraduate Econometrics Course in Time Series


Interuniversity Center of Econometrics (CIDE) and Interuniversity Center of Bertinoro (Forl,) - Supervisor Dr. Giorgio Calzolari. September 2008

Dates Title awarded Organisation

Diploma of participation in the XVII Postgraduate Econometrics Course in Panel Data


Interuniversity Center of Econometrics (CIDE) and University of Lecce - Supervisor: Dr. Roberto Golinelli March 2007

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Diploma of participation in the Postgraduate course in Value Theory and Economics Experiment
University of Naples Parthenope, Department of Economics June 2006

Diploma of participation in the Postgraduate Course in International Cooperation and Development


University of Naples Parthenope - Supervisor: Dr. Claudio Quintano September 2000 December 2005

Laurea degree in International Economics


University of Naples Parthenope - Supervisor Prof. Gian Paolo Cesaretti.

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE Dates Employer Sector

4 July, 2011 12 July 2011 University of Bologna and University Residential Centre of Bertinoro (FC) International Summer school in Experimental Auctions: Theory and Applications in Marketing and Consumer Preferences Analysis held by Rodolfo M. Nayga Jr, Jayson L. Lusk and Andreas Drichoutis

Position held Activities Dates Employer Position held Activities Dates Employer

Tutor and Co-Organizer of the summer school


Organization of the event and tutor activities September 2011 at present University of Bologna Department of Agricultural Economic and Engineering. Supervisor: Prof. Maurizio Canavari

Post-doctoral fellow
Research 13 April, 2011 13 May, 2011 University of Naples Parthenope - Regione Campania Project titled Quality of 2/6

food product from Campania: Consumers perception of European Quality label (Legge Regionale N. 5 del 28/03/2002 - Annualit 2005) Department of Economics University of Naples Parthenope (13 April 13 May). Supervisor: Dr. Maria Carmela Aprile
Position held Activities Dates Employer Sector Position held Activities Dates Employer Position held Activities

Research assistant
Research January 2009 December 2009 University of Arkansas Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness. Supervisor: Prof. Rodolfo M. Nayga Jr Higher education

Visiting Scholar
Reseach February 2008 July 2008 Economics Faculty - University of Naples Parthenope. Supervisor: Dr. Claudio Quintano

Tutor and Supporter of Student activities.


Tutor and Teaching Assistant.

OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES A. Master and PhD supervision

Co-supervisor Master thesis - International Master in Horticultural Sciences University of Bologna. Student: Paulo Vinicius Piva Hartmann. Title: Consumer Perception of Attributes and Awareness of Origin of Mangoes in Brazil Co-supervisor Master thesis - International Master in Horticultural Sciences University of Bologna. Student: Marco Dimech. Title: Attitudes of Maltese consumers towards quality in fruit and vegetables using the FRL. Co-supervisor PhD thesis - Agricultural and Food Economics and PolicyUniversity of Bologna. Student: Maria Papadopoulou. Title: Analisi delle motivazioni relative alladozione dello Standard GlobalG.A.P da parte di aziende ortofrutticole emiliano-romagnole.

B. Management activities

2006

Manager of the course in International Cooperation, University of Naples


Parthenope Supervisor: Rector: Prof. Claudio Quintano - University of Naples, Parthenope (Duration: 100 hours of lectures). 3/6

2005

Manager of the seminar in International Cooperation for the Mediterranean Countries. Supervisor: Dean: Prof. Gian paolo Cesaretti - University of Naples,
Parthenope.

2004

Manager of the seminar in International Cooperation Policies. Supervisor:


Dean: Prof. Gian paolo Cesaretti - University of Naples, Parthenope.

LECTURES AND SEMINARS

A. Teaching Activities

Academic year 2007-2008

Lecture titled: Environmental and Sustainable Development. Course for undergraduate student in Environmental Economics - Faculty of Science and Technology - University of Naples Parthenope, Italy (10 hours). Lecture titled: Food Miles: The different Interpretation keys. Course for undergraduate student in International Economicas. Faculty of Economics. University of Naples Parthenope (2 hours). Lectures titled: Cooperation and Development. Course for undergraduate student in International Cooperation - Faculty of Economics - University of Naples Parthenope (20 hours). Lecture titled: Basic Introduction of Choice experiment method: An application. Course for Master students in Agricultural Marketing Theory - Department of Economics and Agribusiness at the University of Arkansas, USA (2 hours). Lecture titled: Etichette sulle food miles: un approccio choice experiment alla valutazione delle preferenze dei consumatori. Course for PhD student in Agricultural and Food Economics and Policy - Department of Agricultural Economics and Engineering, University of Bologna (2 hours). Lecture titled: Designing a choice experiment survey. A case study. Consumer Perception of Attributes and Awareness of Origin of Mangoes in Brazil. Course for master student in International Master in Horticultural Sciences - Department of Agricultural Economics and Engineering, University of Bologna (3 hours). Lecture titled: Primary data collection tools in marketing: questionnaire design, survey administration, and data input. Course for PhD student in in Agricultural and Food Economics and Policy - Department of Agricultural Economics and Engineering, University of Bologna (4 hours). Lecture titled: Data analysis: linear and logistic regressions. Course for PhD student in in Agricultural and Food Economics and Policy - Department of Agricultural Economics and Engineering, University of Bologna (4 hours). 4/6

Academic year 2007-2008

Academic year 2007-2008

Academic year 2009-2010

Academic year 2010-2011

Academic year 2010-2011

Academic year 2010-2011

Academic year 2010-2011

B. Invited Speaker

2010

Seminar (2 hours) on Practical issues in designing an Economic Experiment within the PhD program in Agricultural Economics. Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Marketing, University of Zagreb. Seminar (2 hours) on Food Products Certification in EU: the case of Geographical Indication Labels within the PhD program in Agricultural Economics. Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Marketing, University of Zagreb.

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FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

2011

Best paper in maketing research in the International Food and Agribusiness


Management Association.

2010 2010/2012 2011 2007/2009 2009

Participation Grant in the Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics


Association ($1000)

Post doctoral fellowship winner - Department of Agricultural Economics and


Engineering, University of Bologna.

Scholarship winner for the Regione Campania Project titled Quality of food
product from Campania: Consumers perception of European Quality label. University of Naples Parthenope.

Ph.D. fellowship winner Department of Economics Salvatore Vinci Scholarship winner for the Project titled: Support activities for students Faculty
of Economics - University of Naples Parthenope.

LANGUAGES

Mother tougue Other

Italian English(fluent)

SOFTWARE USE SKILLS

Windows Office (excellent) - SPSS (excellent) - Nlogit (excellent) - Stata 9.2 (excellent) - SAS (good)

MEMBERSHIPS

Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA), European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE), International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA), Societ Italiana di Economia Agro-alimentare (SIEA).

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RESEARCH INTERESTS

Non-market evaluation (Choice Experiment, Contingent Valuation), Consumer Behavior, Market Research, Food Labelling.
JOURNAL REVIEW SERVICE

European Review of Agricultural Economics; Food Policy; Agricultural and Resource Economic Review; International Food & Agribusiness Management Review; Rivista di Economia Agro-alimentare.

PUBLICATIONS IN JOURNALS A.2. International peer reviewed paper

1. 2012. Aprile, M.C., Caputo, V., and Nayga, R. M. Consumers valuation of food quality labels: the case of the European Geographic Indication and Organic Farming Labels. International Journal of Consumer Studies. In press. [IMPACT FACTOR: 0.512] 2. 2011. Dimech, M., Caputo, V., and Canavari, M. Attitudes of Maltese consumers towards quality in fruit and vegetables in relation with their Food Related Lifestyle. International Food & Agribusiness Management Review, 14(4):21-36. 3. 2011. Van Loo, E., Caputo, V., Nayga, R. M., Meullenet, J. & Ricke, S. C. Consumers Willingness to Pay for Organic Chicken Breast: Evidence from Choice Experiment. Food Quality and Preference, 22(7): 603-613. [IMPACT FACTOR: 3.013] 4. 2010. Van Loo, E., Caputo, V., Nayga, R.M., Meullenet, J.F., Crandall, P.G., and Ricke, S.C. The Effect of Organic Poultry Purchase Frequency on Consumer Attitudes Toward Organic Poultry Meat. Journal of Food Science, 75(7):384-397. [IMPACT FACTOR: 1.733] 5. 2010. Markovina, J. and Caputo, V. The Impact of Product Designations on Consumer Decisions: the Case of Croatian Olive Oil. The Business Review, Cambridge. 15(1):144150.
A.2. National peer reviewed paper

6. 2011. Caputo, V., Canavari, M. and Nayga, R. M., jr., Valutazione delle preferenze di consumatori napoletani per letichettatura delle food miles sul pomodoro fresco. Rivista di Economia Agroalimentare, in press. 7. 2009. Aprile, M.C., Caputo, V., and Gallina, G. . Attitude and awareness of EU quality labels: an analysis of Italian consumers. Rivista di Economia Agraria, LXIV, nn. 3-4, pp. 269 288.
A.3. Conference papers Conferences

8. 2011. Caputo, V., Canavari, M. and Nayga, R. M., jr., Valutazione delle preferenze di consumatori napoletani per letichettatura delle food miles sul pomodoro fresco, Convegno SIEA, 7-9 giugno 2011, Benevento. 6/6

9. 2011. Caputo, V., Aprile, M.C. and Nayga, R. M. Jr., Consumers' Valuation for European food quality labels: Importance of Label Information Provision, EAAE 2011 Congress "Change and Uncertainty: Challenges for Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources", August 30 - September 2, 2011, Zurich, Switzerland. 10. 2011. Dimech, M., Caputo, V., and Canavari, M. Attitudes of Maltese consumers towards quality in fruit and vegetables in relation with their Food Related Lifestyle, in: The Road to 2050: Sustainability as a Business Opportunity, pages 1-4, 21st Annual IFAMA World Forum and Symposium, June 20-23, 2011, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Winner - Best paper in marketing research. 11. 2011. Caputo, V., Nayga, R. M. Jr., and Canavari, M. Consumer Heterogeneity in Evaluation of Generic Food Miles Labeling Programs: a latent class modeling approach, in: ESEE 2011 Advancing Ecological Economics: Theory and Practice, 9th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics, June 14-17, 2011, Istanbul, Turkey. 12. 2011. Aprile, M. C., Caputo, V., and Nayga, R. M., Jr., Consumer preferences for EU quality food labels related to sustainability, in: Consumer behavior for a sustainable future, University of Bonn, July 18-20, 2011, Bonn, Germany. Selected for publication in the Journal of Consumer Studies. 13. 2010. Caputo, V. and Nayga, R. M. Jr. (2010). Consumers Valuation for Generic Food Miles Labeling Programs: Implications for Local Foods, NAREA Workshop: the Economics of Local Food Market - Atlantic City, 2010. Grant participation. 14. 2010. Caputo, V., Vassilopoulos, A., Nayga R.M. Jr., and Canavari, M. Welfare Effects of Food Miles labels. 120th EAAE Seminar External Cost of Farming Activities: Economic

Valuation, Risk Considerations, Environmental Repercussions and Regulatory Framework, Chania, Crete, Greece, September, 2 4, 2010.

15. 2010. Caputo, V., Nayga, R. M. Jr., and Canavari, M. Organic Consumers Valuation for Food Miles Labels, 119th EAAE Seminar: Sustainability in the Food Sector Rethinking

the Relationship between the Agro-Food System and the Natural, Social, Economic and Institutional Environments - Capri, 2010, June 30-July 2.

16. 2010. Van Loo, E., Caputo, V., Nayga, R.M., Meullenet, and Ricke, S.C. (2010). Consumer perception of organic foods and their willingness to pay for organic chicken breast in Northwest Arkansas, 119th EAAE Seminar: Sustainability in the Food Sector

Rethinking the Relationship between the Agro-Food System and the Natural, Social, Economic and Institutional Environments Capri, 2010, June 30-July 2.

A.4. Peer reviewed chapter in international books:

17. 2012. Van Loo, E., Caputo, V., Nayga, R., Canavari, M., Ricke, S. R. Organic meat marketing. In: Organic meat production and processing. S. C. Ricke, E. J. Van Loo, M. G. Johnson, C. A. OBryan (Ed.). Wiley-Blackwell, John Wiley & Sons, Malden, MA

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A.5. Theses

18. 2010. Caputo, V. La Disponibilit a Pagare dei Consumatori per Ricevere in Etichetta Informazioni sui Food Miles: unAnalisi del Comportamento dei Consumatori in Italia e negli USA. Doctoral Degree Dissertation. 19. 2005. Caputo, V. Le Politiche di Cooperazione allo Sviluppo verso i PTM: Il caso dei Paesi del Maghreb, Laurea Degree Theisis.
A.6. Submitted papers waiting for editor/referees decision

Caputo, V., Vassilopoulos, A., Nayga M. R. Jr., and Canavari, M.. Welfare Effects of Food Miles
labels. Under Review

Caputo, V., Nayga R.M. jr, and Scarpa R. Consumers Valuation for Food Miles Labels and
Attribute Non-attendance with Taste Heterogeneity. Under Review Hartmann, P.V.P., Caputo, V., and Canavari, M. Consumer Preferences for Mangoes with geographical Indication Labels in Brazil. Under Review de Magistris, T., Caputo, V., and Rodriguez H.G. Heterogeneidad en las Preferencias de los Cobsumidores de Leche Fresca en Italia. Under Review.
A.7. Other working paper

Caputo, V., Nayga R.M. Jr, Scarpa, R., and Drichoutis, A.. The structure of consumer preferences

for quality attributes in food products: a deep investigation of some methodological issues. Working in progress.

Caputo, V., Aprile, M.C., and Nayga R.M. Jr. Effect of information in choice experiment study: the
case of PDO, PGI and organic Farming labels. Working in progress. Dentoni, D., Caputo, V. and Nayga R.M. Jr. Integrating Consumer Economics and Psychology: A Structural Equation Modelling Approach. Working in progress.

Caputo, V., Maurizio Canavari, and Nayga R.M. Jr. Sensory acceptability in consumer valuation
process. Evidence from a Field Choice Experiment in Italy. Working in progress.

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