Jamie Morrison

Senior Economist in the Trade and Markets Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization

Jamie Morrison is a Senior Economist in the Trade and Markets Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization. He has extensive experience in agricultural and trade policy analysis, focusing on the impacts of policy reforms on poverty and food security during processes of structural transformation.

He has been actively engaged in debates related to trade negotiations and is the editor of several recent books including “WTO rules for agriculture compatible with development”, “Articulating and mainstreaming agricultural trade policy and support measures”, “The evolving structure of global agricultural trade” and “Food security in Africa: Market and trade policy for staples foods in Eastern and Southern Africa”.

Jamie has a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from the University of London, an MSc. in Agricultural Economics from Wye College, University of London and a BSc. in Agricultural Science from Massey University, New Zealand. Prior to joining FAO in 2004, he was Senior Lecturer in Agricultural Economics at Imperial College London.

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6 May 2015
The incidence of import surges fell during the recent period of higher global food prices. Perhaps counter-intuitively, this was not because import volumes fell, but because they increased at a rapid and more constant rate. The implications of different patterns of imports therefore need to be...

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