Alexander J. Stein Dr. sc. agr.

Policy Officer

European Commission

Location
Brussels, Belgium
Discipline
Economics
Interests
Economist interested in agriculture, food, nutrition, health, technology, sustainability, natural resource management, development. This is a personal account, added papers are not endorsements. http://www.AJStein.de
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Publications

  • Global value of GM rice: a review of expected agronomic and consumer benefits

    Demont M, Stein A

    New Biotechnology (2013)

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  • Zinc-enriched fertilisers as a public health intervention in Africa

    Joy E, Stein A, Young S, Ander E, Watts M, Broadley M

    Plant and Soil (2015)

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  • Rethinking the measurement of undernutrition in a broader health context: Should we look at possible causes or actual effects?

    Stein A

    Global Food Security (2014)

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  • Dietary mineral supplies in Africa

    Joy E, Louise Ander E, Young S, Black C, Watts M, Chilimba A et al.

    Physiologia Plantarum (2014)

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  • Soil-type influences human selenium status and underlies widespread selenium deficiency risks in Malawi.

    Hurst R, Siyame E, Young S, Chilimba A, Joy E, Black C et al.

    Scientific Reports (2013)

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  • Reducing the risk of food and nutrition insecurity among vulnerable populations

    Geleta B, Ameri G, Amdemariam K, Fan S, Stein A, Olofinbiyi T

    Brief (2012)

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  • Ensuring food and nutrition security in a green economy.

    Fan S, Ringler C, Nkonya E, Stein A

    IFPRI Policy Briefs (2012)

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  • EU biotechnology law - nationalisation of the GMO cultivation decision: "The buck has been passed to the Member States"

    Stein A.J.

    GMO Safety (2010)

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  • Nachhaltigkeit: Ursprung und Bedeutung für die Landwirtschaft

    Stein A.J., et al.

    Pflanzenforschung (2010)

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  • New GM crops in the pipeline: "These are staple crops that Africans love to eat"

    Stein A.J.

    GMO Safety (2010)

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  • Plant genetic engineering in Africa

    Stein A.J.

    GMO Safety (2010)

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  • Looking beyond the EU: Biosafety South Africa

    Stein A.J.

    GMO Safety (2011)

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  • Global impacts of human malnutrition with mineral nutrients

    Stein A.J.

    Potassium role and benefits in improving nutrient management for food production, quality and reduced environmental damages (2009)

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  • Strategien zur Behebung von Mikronährstoffdefiziten

    Stein A.J., Qaim M.

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  • Global impacts of human mineral malnutrition

    Stein A.J.

    Potassium role and benefits in improving nutrient management for food production, quality and reduced environmental damages (2011)

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  • Frontiers in improving nutrition for the poor: biofortification and alternatives

    Stein A.J.

    Food, Politics and Society

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  • Agrartechnologie zur Bekämpfung von Mikronährstoffmangel? Ein gesundheitsökonomischer Bewertungsansatz

    Zimmermann R., Stein A., Qaim M.

    Agrarwirtschaft (2004)

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  • Grüne Gentechnik: Kommunikation als Antwort auf Komplexität

    Sinemus K., Stein A.J.

    VDL-Journal (2010)

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  • Global impacts of human mineral malnutrition

    Stein A.J.

    Plant and Soil (2010)

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  • Low-level presence of new GM crops: an issue on the rise for countries where they lack approval.

    Stein A.J., Rodríguez-Cerezo E.

    AgBioForum (2010)

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  • GMCC-07: Third international conference on coexistence between genetically modified (GM) and non-GM based agricultural supply chains

    Stein A, Rodríguez-Cerezo E

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  • The global pipeline of new GM crops: introduction to the database

    Stein A, Rodríguez-Cerezo E

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  • Consequences, opportunities and challenges of modern biotechnology for Europe

    Zika E, Papatryfon I, Wolf O, Gómez-Barbero M, Stein A, Bock A

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  • Plant molecular farming: opportunities and challenges

    Spök A, Karner S

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  • What we know and don't know about Golden Rice: Response

    Stein A, Sachdev H, Qaim M

    Nature Biotechnology (2007)

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  • International trade and the global pipeline of new GM crops

    Stein A, Rodríguez-Cerezo E

    Nature Biotechnology (2010)

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  • Biofortification, an agricultural micronutrient intervention: its potential impact and cost-effectiveness

    Stein A, Qaim M, Meenakshi J, Nestel P, Sachdev H, Bhutta Z

    Consequences and control of micronutrient deficiencies: science, policy, and programs (2007)

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  • A review of the world's commercial pipeline of GM crops and implications for asynchronous approval and trade

    Stein A, Rodríguez-Cerezo E

    XIII. ICABR Conference on "The Emerging Bio-Economy", 18-20 June (2009)

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  • Potential impacts of iron biofortification in India

    Stein A, Meenakshi J, Qaim M, Nestel P, Sachdev H, Bhutta Z

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  • Can genetic engineering for the poor pay off? An ex-ante evaluation of Golden Rice in India

    Stein A, Sachdev H, Qaim M

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  • Moderne Agrartechnologien für eine arme Landbevölkerung – ein Widerspruch?

    Stein A, Matuschke I, Qaim M

    Geographische Rundschau (2008)

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  • Economics of biofortification

    Qaim M, Stein A, Meenakshi J

    International Association of Agricultural Economists Annual Meeting, August 12-18 (2006)

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  • Economic consequences of Golden Rice

    Qaim M, Stein A

    Fourth Conference of the European Plant Science Organisation, June 22-26 (2008)

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  • Zink rettet gesunde Lebensjahre

    Stein A

    Zink News (2008)

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  • Determinants of micronutrient nutrition and the potential role of novel, food-based strategies in diminishing corresponding malnutrition: an economic analysis

    Stein A

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  • Genetic engineering for the poor: Golden Rice and public health in India

    Stein A, Sachdev H, Qaim M

    World Development (2007)

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  • Functional food for the poor: the potential impact of "biofortification" on public health in India

    Stein A, Qaim M, Meenakshi J

    Deutscher Tropentag 2005, October 11-13 (2005)

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  • The global pipeline of new GM crops: implications of asynchronous approval for international trade

    Stein A, Rodríguez-Cerezo E

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  • Functional food in the European Union

    Stein A, Rodríguez-Cerezo E

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  • What can data on GMO field release applications in the USA tell us about the commercialisation of new GM crops?

    Stein A, Rodríguez-Cerezo E

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  • Potential impacts of iron biofortification in India

    Stein A, Meenakshi J, Qaim M, Nestel P, Sachdev H, Bhutta Z

    Social Science & Medicine (2008)

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  • The human and economic cost of hidden hunger

    Stein A, Qaim M

    Food and Nutrition Bulletin (2007)

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  • Cost-effectiveness of biofortification

    Stein A

    Micronutrient deficiencies: can agriculture meet the challenge? (2007)

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  • Food for all: including GM food crops?

    Stein A

    Symposium on Agricultural Biotechnology, December 10, 2004 (2005)

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  • Zinc deficiency and DALYs in India: impact assessment and economic analyses

    Stein A, Qaim M, Nestel P

    Handbook of disease burdens and quality of life measures (2010)

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  • Biologische Anreicherung von Grundnahrungspflanzen: Wirksamkeit und Wirtschaftlichkeit

    Qaim M, Stein A

    Ernährungs Umschau (2009)

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  • Die Rolle der Agrarforschung bei der Bekämpfung von Hunger und Armut

    Qaim M, Stein A

    eins Entwicklungspolitik (2006)

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  • Consequences, opportunities and challenges of modern biotechnology for Europe, the Analysis Report: Contributions of modern biotechnology to European policy objectives

    Papatryfon I, Zika E, Wolf O, Gómez-Barbero M, Stein A, Bock A

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  • Plant breeding to control zinc deficiency in India: how cost-effective is biofortification

    Stein A, Nestel P, Meenakshi J, Qaim M, Sachdev H, Bhutta Z

    Public Health Nutrition (2007)

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  • Potential impacts of Golden Rice on public health in India

    Stein A, Sachdev H, Qaim M

    International Association of Agricultural Economists Annual Meeting, August 12-18 (2006)

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  • Health benefits of biofortification: an ex-ante analysis of iron-rich rice and wheat in India

    Stein A, Meenakshi J, Qaim M, Nestel P, Sachdev H, Bhutta Z

    American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, July 24-27 (2005)

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  • Economics of biofortification

    Qaim M, Stein A, Meenakshi J

    Agricultural Economics (2007)

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  • Potential impact and cost-effectiveness of Golden Rice

    Stein A, Sachdev H, Qaim M

    Nature Biotechnology (2006)

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  • Micronutrient malnutrition and the impact of modern plant breeding on public health in India: How cost-effective is biofortification?

    Stein A

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Professional experience

Policy Officer

European Commission

December 2013 - Present

Research Coordinator

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

November 2011 - November 2013 (2 years)

Agricultural economist

genius - science & communication

July 2010 - October 2011 (1 year 3 months)

Independent expert

www.AJStein.de

November 2009 - June 2010 (7 months)

Scientific fellow

European Commission, JRC, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies

October 2006 - October 2009 (3 years)

Education history

Universität Hohenheim

PhD in Agricultural Economics

March 2004 - June 2006 (2 years 3 months)

Center for Development Research (ZEF)

Doctoral programme

February 2003 - March 2004 (1 year 1 month)

University of Nottingham

MA in Economic Development and Policy Analysis

October 1996 - September 1997 (11 months)

University of Montpellier 1

BA in Economic Sciences

October 1995 - June 1996 (8 months)