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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Decent work and economic growth Responsible consumption and production Life on land

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student knows the methods for the valuation of rural assets and environmental goods, being aware of the complex economic relationships behind market functioning. He/she is able to carry out professional activities applying the more advanced valuation techniques both for privat transactions and for legal procedures.

Course contents

1 Review of valuation criteria and techniques

2 Valuation in the profession

2.1 Consulenza tecnica

2.2 Arbitrato

2.3 National and international valuation standards

2.4 Sources of information

3. Real estate markets

4. Legal valuations

4.1 Espropriations

4.2 Easements

4.3 Insurance indemnities

4.4 Valuations linked to loans

4.5 Successions and divisions

5. Project evaluation

5.1 Evaluation of private projects

5.2 Evaluation of public projects

6. Environmental evaluation

6.1 Evaluation of environmental goods

6.2 Evaluation of environmental damage

Each theme will be taught using 50% time in lectures and the same in practical activities aimed at producing an individual valuation report on a selected issue.

The program will be discussed and reivised based on the class composition, to meet the needs of the students


Gallerani V. (2011). Manuale di estimo, McGraw-Hill

Case studies linked to the book and available on the book website

Teaching methods

Half of the course will be carried out through lectures, while the remaining part will be composed by seminars from professionals in the field and case studies to be realised with students

Assessment methods

80% based on a case of valuation developed during the course

20% based on written comments of an evaluation done by a colleague and discussion during the oral exam

It is possible to carry out the exam in english


Teaching tools

Book by Gallerani, 2011, presentation by the teacher and examples of valuations

Office hours

See the website of Davide Viaggi

See the website of Stefano Targetti