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Azzedine Azzam

Title: Professor

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

Azzeddine Azzam is Roy Frederick professor of agricultural economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA. His fields of specialization are applied microeconomics, industrial organization, and demand and price analysis, with a focus on the food supply chain. Azzam taught microeconomics as a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University and industrial organization a Fulbright Scholar at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. He served as senior economic advisor at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and as faculty at the University of Dubai, where he taught undergraduate microeconomics and MBA managerial economics.

Azzedine Azzam is a senior visiting research fellow at the Policy Center for the New South, where he teaches microeconomic analysis for public policy; a research fellow of the Economic Research Forum, a member of Phi Beta Delta, the Honor Society of International Scholars; and the recipient of the University of Nebraska 2008 Excellence in Graduate Education Award for Outstanding Contributions to Graduate Education. He is the founder and past director of the Center of Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization, editor of Journal of Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization, and managing editor of RURALS: Review of Undergraduate Research in Agricultural and Life Sciences. Azzam has more than 80 refereed publications and advised more than 33 MS and PhD students.