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Alexandros (or Alexander) Sarris since 1982 is professor in the department of economics, University of Athens, Greece. Between 2003 and August 2010 he was Director of the Trade and Markets Division, of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). He holds a PhD in economics from the Massachussetts Institute of Technology, USA, and has also held a faculty appointment at the University of California at Berkeley, USA, from 1976 to 1982. He has authored or co-authored more than 15 books and monographs, and more than 70 journal and book articles on various issues of international trade and development, has received the Best Paper Award by the American Agricultural Economics Association, in 1984, and the Best Doctoral Dissertation Award, by the American Agricultural Economics Association, in 1978, and has served in the editorial boards of several academic journals. He has advised extensively many UN organizations, the World Bank, the European Commission, and other national and international agencies, and has field research and policy advice experience in over 20 countries. He has served as chairman of the Athens based Center for Planning and Economic Research, as chairman of the Brussels based Center for Development of Enterprise and in managerial and policy making capacities in several Greek and international research and trade related bodies. His professional and research interests include; Development Economics; Commodity Market and Price Analysis; Food and Agriculture Policy; Applied International Economics; Agricultural Risk Management; Macro-Micro Modelling; Income Distribution and Poverty;

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