Azzeddine Azzam - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Azzeddine Azzam

Research Fellows

Professor of Agricutural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

Areas of Interest:

  • Agricultural and Applied Microeconomics
  • Empirical Industrial Organization
  • International Trade and Development


  • Ph.D., Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska, 1984
  • M.S., Agricultural Economics, University of Wisconsin, 1980
  • B.S., Economics and Business, University of Wisconsin, 1977


  • Professor of the Agricutural Economics, University of Nebraska -Lincoln, Jul.1996-Present
  • Senior Economic Advisor, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dubai,
    UAE (Feb 1, 2010 – Dec 31, 2011)
  • Professor, University of Dubai, Feb. 2010
  • Associate Professor, University of Nebraska, Jul.1991-Jun.1996

Latest Publications:

  •  lopez, L. A., X. Hie, and  A. Azzam. 2017.   “Stochastic Frontier Estimation of Market Power in the Food Industries.” Journal of Agricultural Economics doi: 10.1111/1477-9552.12219.
  • Rehkamp, S., A. Azzam, and C. Gustafson. 2017. “U.S. Dietary Shifts and the Associated CO2 Emissions from Farm Energy Use.” Food Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 7:11-22.
  • Dhoubhadel, S., A. Azzam,m and M. Stockton. 2015. “Imported and U.S. Domestic Beef:
    Substitutes or Complements?” Agribusiness Letters 4:568-572.
  • Azzam, A., G. Nene, and K. Schoengold. 2015. “Hog Industry Structure and the Strin-
    gency of Environmental Regulation.” Canadian Journal of Agicultural Economics
  • Azzam, A. and B. Rettab. 2015. “Optimal Commodity Taxation and Consumer Welfare:
    An Empirical Application to the UAE.” International Journal of Economic Policy in
    Emerging Economies 8:191-2012.
  • Azzam, A. and B. Rettab. 2015. “Estimation and Application of a Complete Demand
    System for the UAE.” International Journal of Emerging Markets 10:329-349.
  • Azzam, A. and B. Rettab. “Are Restrictions on Foreign-Ownership Counter-Productive: Evidence from Dubai, United Arab Emirates.” International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies 4(2011):1-19.
Working Papers

Inference of Oligopoly Power with Limited Data: Manufacturing in Morocco

Abstract Researchers’ enthusiasm for estimating industry oligopoly power in developing countries is often not matched with availability ... read more


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