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Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes

MSMC Endowed Professor of Agribusiness
College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
Agricultural Economics

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Kalaitzandonakes, Nicholas

Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes is the MSMC Endowed Professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics and the Director of the Economics and Management of Agrobiotechnology Center (EMAC) at the University of Missouri. His research, teaching and outreach focus on the economics and policy of innovation in the agrifood sector.

Over the past five years, Dr. Kalaitzandonakes has authored articles on the economic and environmental impacts of biotechnology; the impacts of biotechnology and other innovations on the structure of the global agrifood supply chain and international trade; on biotech entrepreneurship and industrial development; and on biotech regulation.

He is the editor of 
AgBioForum, and has been an editorial board member for several other academic journals.
Through an active outreach program, Dr. Kalaitzandonakes advises governments, international organizations, non-profits and Fortune 500 firms on the economics, policies and regulations of agrifood innovation. He is also a member of scientific advising boards for startups, venture capital firms and national research centers involved in the life sciences.

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