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Alexander J Stein

  • Dr. sc. agr.
  • Policy Officer
  • European Commission, Belgium
  • 13


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  • 554


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Research interests

added papers are not endorsements. http://www.AJStein.dedevelopment. This is a personal accountnatural resource managementsustainabilitytechnologyhealthnutritionfoodEconomist interested in agriculture


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Co-authors (32)


Shark-fin landing policy aids control

  • Stein A
Nature (2016)
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Valuing increased zinc (Zn) fertiliser-use in Pakistan

  • Joy E
  • Ahmad W
  • Zia M
Plant and Soil (2016)
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Acceptance of "GM food" in Europe: What People Say and Do

  • Stein A
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Biofortification of Staple Crops How well does it work and what does it cost?

  • Qaim M
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Green gene technology for poor farmers. Experiences from India |

Geographische Rundschau (2008)
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Professional experience

Policy Officer

European Commission, Belgium

December 2013 - Present

Research Coordinator

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

November 2011 - November 2013(2 years)

Agricultural economist

genius - science & communication, Germany

July 2010 - October 2011(a year)

Independent expert, Spain

November 2009 - June 2010(7 months)

Scientific fellow

European Commission, JRC, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, Spain

October 2006 - October 2009(3 years)

Education history

PhD in Agricultural and Food Economics

University of Hohenheim, Germany

March 2004 - June 2006(2 years)

PhD programme in Agricultural and Development Economics

Center for Development Research (ZEF), Germany

February 2003 - February 2004(a year)

MA in Economic Development and Policy Analysis

University of Nottingham, UK

October 1997 - October 1998(a year)

Graduate studies in International Economics

University of Münster, Germany

September 1994 - September 1997(3 years)

Course in Spanish Language and Culture

University of Salamanca, Spain

September 1996 - December 1996(3 months)

BA in Rural Economy and Environment

University of Montpellier 1, France

September 1995 - September 1996(a year)

Intermediate diploma in Economics and Business

University of Würzburg, Germany

October 1992 - October 1994(2 years)