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Azzedine Azzam

Title: Senior Visiting Fellow

Related programsAgriculture, Environment and Food Security

Area of expertise: Agricultural economics, applied microeconomics, managerial economics, industrial organization

Azzeddine Azzam is professor of agricultural economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA since April 1987, and a Senior Fellow at OCP Policy Center who focuses on Agricultural economics, applied microeconomics, managerial economics and industrial organization. From January 2010 to December 2011, he served as senior economic advisor at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and as the chair of the economics department at the University of Dubai, where he also taught undergraduate microeconomics and MBA managerial economics. He taught applied microeconomics as a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University in the summer 1997 and empirical industrial organization as a Fulbright Scholar at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences from July 1999 to June 2000. He is founder and past director of CAFIO, Center of Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization since 2001 up to 2012, founder and editor of JAFIO: Journal of Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization since 2001, and founder and managing editor of RURALS: Review of Undergraduate Research in Agricultural and Life Sciences since 2006. He is also a lifetime research fellow of the Economic Research Forum since 2000, a member of Phi Beta Delta.

Azzedine Azzam is the recipient of the University of Nebraska 2008 Excellence in Graduate Education Award for Outstanding Contributions to Graduate Education. He also served as associate editor of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Western Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness: An International Journal, and Middle East Development Journal. He has numerous publications in internationally refereed journals.