Azzeddine Azzam

Azzeddine Azzam is a professor of agricultural economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Azzam has worked in the field for about 34 years, and his teaching and research interests include microeconomics and agricultural and natural resource economies.

The Washington Post reported about Azzam’s research on how Americans could lose weight by switching to diets common in other countries. He was also quoted by the Norfolk Daily News in 2018 on the Trump administration’s trade policies. He has written about topics such as how a greenhouse gas tax would affect the price of a burger for the industry publication Beef Magazine.

Azzam previously taught as a Fulbright scholar at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, and as a teaching fellow at Harvard University. He chaired the economics department at the University of Dubai, and served as senior economic adviser at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

He founded the Center for Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization, as well as the Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization, where he is also an editor.


Location: Lincoln, Neb. 

Expertise: Microeconomics, industrial organization, agriculture, livestock

Contact information: 

Phone: 402- 472-5326 (o)


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Last updated: May 11, 2020

Glenn Loury

Glenn Loury is a professor of social sciences and economics at Brown University, as well as the vice president of the American Economics Association. His expertise lies in the areas of applied microeconomic theory, game theory, industrial organization, natural resource economics and the economics of race and inequality.

Loury is an outspoken social critic and has worked as a contributing editor for The New Republic and The Boston Review. He is the author of several books including The Anatomy of Racial Inequality and Race, Incarceration and American Values.

Merton P. Stolz Professor of the Social Sciences and Professor of Economics at Brown University

Areas of Expertise: Applied Microeconomic Theory, Game Theory, Industrial Organization, Natural Resource Economics, Economics of Race & Inequality

Location: Brookline, MA

Contact Info:

Phone: (617) 460-4510


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