Experts in the Field of Agriculture and Food Economics

Bio: 

Azzam has broad research and teaching interests, including industrial organization, microeconomics, agricultural and natural resource economics and mathematical and quantitative methods. Recent studies analyzed how environmental regulation has affected the structure of the hog industry, the ethanol mandate's impact on corn prices, whether Nebraska's "livestock-friendly" program has encouraged more livestock operations in Nebraska; and whether a Mediterranean diet would reduce obesity in the U.S. He has studied the impact of captive supplies on fed cattle prices, asymmetry and rigidity in farm tor detail price transmission, market transparency and market structure and the impact of anti-corporate farming laws on the cattle feeding industry in Nebraska.