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Agricultural Economics Staff - NASEEM, Anwar

Anwar Naseem

Assistant Professor


Tel: (514) 398-7825
Fax: (514) 398-8130
E-mail: anwar [dot] naseem [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Office: Macdonald Stewart Bldg., MS3-37

Anwar Naseem



Anwar Naseem is an assistant professor of agricultural economics in the Department of Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University. His specialization are in the fields of economics of science and technology, with special interest in understanding the impact and regulation of agricultural biotechnology, intellectual property rights, and science policy in developing countries.  His research has been supported by Genome Canada, SSHRC, USDA/ERS and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He is a member of Canadian Agricultural Innovation Research Network (CAIRN) and International Consortium on Applied Bioeconomy Research (ICABR). Dr. Naseem teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in economics of agricultural development, micro- and macro-economics and cost-benefit analysis.  Before coming to McGill, Dr. Naseem was a Postdoctoral Fellow at International Food Policy Research Institue (IFPRI) based in Ethiopia and a Research Associate at Rutgers University. He earned his Ph.D. (2002) from Michigan State University.



Curriculum Vitae





Many of my working papers and publications can be found on Google Scholar, RePEc and/or AgEconSearch





At McGill I teach and/or have taught the following courses.


AGEC 200: Principles of Microeconomics [Syllabus]—taught every fall semester

AGEC 201: Principles of Macroeconomics [Syllabus]—taught every alternate winter semester (odd years)

AGEC 442: Economics of Agricultural Development [Syllabus]—taught every winter semester

AGRI 493: International Project Management—taught every alternate winter semester


AGEC 492: Economics of Bioscience Policy [Syllabus]—this course was only taught once as a special topics course in fall 2006, but I would be happy to offer it again if there is interest.