Naamprof. S Pascucci

OmschrijvingUniversitair hoofddocent
OrganisatieDepartement Maatschappijwetenschappen
OrganisatieeenheidBusiness Management & Organisation


Stefano Pascucci is an applied economist who developed an interest for sustainability as connected to organization theories, innovation management, and value chain analysis. His research focuses on agribusiness, sustainability and circular economy. He is particularly concerned about how to analyse the interplay between sustainability, collaborative (open) innovation and value chain configurations.

Prior to joining the University of Exeter Business School, in September 2016, Stefano Pascucci was an associate professor in innovation and organization of agribusiness at the Management Studies Group of Wageningen University (NL). From 2009-2011 he has been post-doc Marie Curie Fellow at the Agricultural Economics group of Wageningen University. He holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics and Policy from University of Naples Federico II (IT).

Stefano Pascucci is also visiting research at the Management Studies Group of Wageningen University (NL). He has published, among others, in the European Review of Agricultural Economics, Food Policy, Journal of Business Ethics and Agricultural Systems. Stefano serves as member of the editorial board of the British Food Journal. He is member of the Institutional and Organizational Economics Academy and alumnus of the Ronald Coase Institute.




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Research interests

Stefano Pascucci is involved in several research projects, many of which have received funding from a range of sources, and dealing with the following topics:

  • The organization of (collaborative) innovation in the Agri-food Sector
  • Economic Institutions of Circular Economy and Closed Cycle Design (Cradle to Cradle)
  • Alternative Food (Community) Networks
  • Configurational analysis and contract design for Sustainable Agri-food Value Chains/Systems.




  • PhD Valorisation and Management of Agricultural and Forest Resources (University of Naples Federico II)
  • MSc Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness (Wageningen University)
  • Advanced Master Degree in Agricultural Economics and Rural Development
  • MSc in Agricultural Science and Technology (University of Naples Federico II)
  • AFI-33306 - Sustainability in Fish and Seafood Production
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