Azzeddine Azzam

Azzeddine Azzam
103E Filley Hall
Department of Agricultural Economics
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska 68503-0922 USA
Tel: (001)-402- 472-5326

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Azzeddine Azzam is professor of agricultural economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA. Azzeddine has broad research and teaching interests including empirical industrial organization, applied microeconomics, agricultural and natural resource economics, mathematical and quantitative methods. More recently, he has developed research interest local food economics and the environmental and health consequences of dietary choices.

Azzam taught applied microeconomics as a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University and empirical industrial organization as 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 chair of the economics department at the University of Dubai, where he also taught undergraduate microeconomics and MBA managerial economics.   

He is a lifetime research fellow of the Economic Research Forum, a senior visiting fellow at the OCP Policy Center, 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 founder and past director of CAFIO: Center of Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization, founder and editor of JAFIO: Journal of Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization, and founder and managing editor of RURALS: Review of Undergraduate Research in Agricultural and Life Sciences. He 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.

Azzeddine is a Moroccan-born U.S citizen, married to Sara Melin, a Swedish-born U.S citizen. Azzeddine and Sara have four children: Samira, Jonas, Josefin, and Adam.