Publications and presentations of Alexander J. Stein (status June 2016)

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Journal articles and reviewed papers (22 contributions)


Monographs, reports, book chapters and edited works (24)


Discussion papers, proposals and other documents (22)

  • Stein A.J. (2016). "Shark-fin landing policy aids control." Nature 533(7604): 469. doi:10.1038/533469e.
  • Stein A.J. (2015). "Acceptance of ‘GM food’ in Europe: What people say and do." ResearchGate Technical Report 2015/07. doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.1052.9127. [PDF | 463KB].
  • Birol E. et al. (2014). "Cost-effectiveness of biofortification." Brief 25. In: HarvestPlus. Biofortification Progress Briefs. Washington: HarvestPlus, p. 47-48.
  • Stein A.J. (2014). "Addressing hunger has high returns on investment." Box 2 in: IFPRI. 2013 Global Food Policy Report. Washington: International Food Policy Research Institute, p. 20.
  • Stein A.J. (2013). "Re-thinking the measurement of undernutrition in a broader health context: Should we look at possible causes or actual effects?" IFPRI Discussion Paper 1298. Washington: International Food Policy Research Institute.
  • Stein A.J. (2013). "New food security indexes." In: IFPRI. 2012 Global Food Policy Report. Washington: International Food Policy Research Institute, p. 113.
  • Geleta B. et al. (2012). "Reducing the risk of food and nutrition insecurity among vulnerable populations." Policy Brief. Geneva, Washington: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, International Food Policy Research Institute.
  • Ceddia M.G., Stein A.J. (2011). "Ecological and health effects of insect-resistant crops in small-scale agriculture of developing countries." Research proposal for a private foundation.
  • Genius (2011). "Bio-Economy." Tender document for a project on "Food, Agriculture, Fisheries and Biotechnology". Berlin: Genius GmbH.
  • Genius (2011). "Economic, social and political conditions for satisfying the world food needs." Tender document for a project on "Combining economic, social and environmental objectives in a European perspective: paths towards sustainable development". Berlin: Genius GmbH.
  • Genius (2010). "Technical offer" Tender document for "Services for communication activities". Berlin: Genius GmbH.
  • Stein A.J., Rodríguez-Cerezo E. (2009). "What can data on GMO field release applications in the USA tell us about the commercialisation of new GM crops?" Technical Note by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, JRC 52545. Luxemburg: European Communities.
  • Stein A.J., Rodríguez-Cerezo E. (2009). "The global pipeline of new GM crops: introduction to the database." Technical Note by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, EUR 23810 EN. Luxemburg: European Communities.
  • Stein A.J. (2008). "Asynchronous approval of GMOs by the EU and its trading partners: global R&D pipeline of new GM crops." Internal background document. Sevilla: Institute for Prospective Technological Studies.
  • Stein A.J. (2008). "The potential role of agricultural technologies in mitigating climate change." Internal briefing document. Sevilla: Institute for Prospective Technological Studies.
  • Stein A.J., Rodríguez-Cerezo E. (2008). "Mycotoxin contamination in the food and feed chain of Candidate and European Neighbourhood Partner Countries: potential impacts of improved agricultural technologies & practices on public health and EU trade perspectives." Internal research proposal. Sevilla: Institute for Prospective Technological Studies.
  • Stein A.J. (2008). "The impact and cost-effectiveness of biofortification." [PDF | 109KB] Summary paper of a technical consultation on "Micronutrient deficiencies: can agriculture meet the challenge?" FAO Regional Office for the Near East, December 11-13, Cairo, Egypt.
  • Stein A.J., Rodríguez-Cerezo E. (2007). "The potential of new agricultural technologies for reducing the socio-economic impact of mycotoxin contamination of food and feed." Internal research proposal. Sevilla: Institute for Prospective Technological Studies.
  • Stein A.J., Sachdev H.P.S., Qaim M. (2006). "Can genetic engineering for the poor pay off? An ex-ante evaluation of Golden Rice in India." Research in Development Economics and Policy 5, University of Hohenheim.
  • Stein A.J., Qaim M., Meenakshi J.V., Nestel P., Sachdev H.P.S., Bhutta Z.A. (2006)."Potential impacts of iron biofortification in India." Research in Development Economics and Policy 4, University of Hohenheim.
  • Sandwidi J.-P., Stein A.J. (2003). "Problems and prospects in utilising international water resources: the case of the Nile." [PDF | 387KB]. Best PhD term paper of the year 2003/04, November. Center for Development Research (ZEF), Bonn.
  • Stein A.J. (2003). "Determinants of micronutrient nutrition and the potential role of novel, food-based strategies in diminishing corresponding malnutrition: an economic analysis." [PDF | 185KB]. Research proposal, September. Center for Development Research (ZEF), Bonn.

Conference papers, invited presentations, panel discussions etc. (33)

  • Stein A.J. (2013). "Measuring food and nutrition security [PDF | 139KB] based on health outcomes, not food availability." Oral presentation [PDF | 266KB] at the first international conference on Global Food Security, Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands.
  • Stein A.J. (2013). "Measuring food and nutrition security based on health outcomes." DGO Brown Bag Seminar at IFPRI, July 31, Washington, USA.
  • Stein A.J. (2013). "Revisiting DALYs saved: ex-ante cost-effectiveness analysis of biofortification." Brown bag seminar at HarvestPlus, May 30, Washington, USA.
  • Demont M., Stein A.J. (2012). "Global value of GM rice." Paper for the 16th ICABR Conference – 128th EAAE Seminar on "The Political Economy of the Bioeconomy", June 24-17, Ravello, Italy.
  • Stein A.J. (2012). "Biofortification of staple crops in Latin America: When is it worth it?" Brown Bag Lunch of the LAC Nutrition Beam, World Bank, March 8, Washington, USA.
  • Stein A.J. (2011). "Economic aspects and the impact of EU policies on GM crop production, an overview." Invited presentation at the IV. Eurobiotech Congress, October 12-15, Krakow, Poland.
  • Stein A.J. (2011). "Chancen und Herausforderungen der Grünen Gentechnik für die künftige Welternährung." (Opportunities and challenges of agricultural biotechnology for future food security.) Invited participant in a discussion forum organised by the protestant advisory council, May 26, University of Magdeburg, Germany.
  • Stein A.J. (2010). "The global pipeline of new GM crops: implications of asynchronous approval for international trade." Invited presentation at a JRC workshop on socio-economic impacts of GM crops, November 4-5, Seville, Spain.
  • Stein A.J. (2010). "Sozio-ökonomische Kriterien in der Gentechnikgesetzgebung und bei der Zulassung von GVOs." (Socio-economic criteria in the regulation of biotechnology and the approval of GMOs.) Invited presentation at an evening with Parliamentary Assistants, organised by the German Association of Biotechnologie Industries (DIB), October 27, Berlin, Germany.
  • Stein A.J. (2010). "Health economic analyses." [PDF | 587KB] Invited presentation at a workshop on "Ecosystem services to alleviate iodine, selenium and zinc malnutrition in sub-Saharan Africa", September 13-16, Lilongwe, Malawi.
  • Stein A.J. (2010). "Farming for fitness: the economics of putting vitamins and minerals into staple crops." Invited presentation at a seminar of the Plant and Crop Sciences Division of the University of Nottingham, May 5, Loughborough, UK.
  • Stein A.J. (2009). "Global impacts of human malnutrition with mineral nutrients." Invited speaker at the international symposium on "Potassium role and benefits in improving nutrient management for food production, quality and reduced environmental damages" of the International Potash Institute and the International Plant Nutrition Institute, November 5-7, Bhubaneswar, India.
  • Stein A.J. (2009). "El papel de los nuevos cultivos biotecnológicos en la agricultura y alimentación del futuro." (The role of new biotech cultivars in future agriculture and nutrition.) Invited presentation at a seminar on "Las entidades asociativas agrarias ante las energías renovables" by the Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Medio Rural y Marino, September 16-18, Lérida, Spain.
  • Stein A.J., Rodríguez-Cerezo E. (2009). "A review of the world's commercial pipeline of GM crops and implications for asynchronous approval and trade." Paper (register for download) for the XIII. ICABR Conference on "The Emerging Bio-Economy", June 18-20, Ravello, Italy. (Presentation.)
  • Stein A.J., Rodríguez-Cerezo E. (2008). "Alimentos funcionales en la Unión Europea." (Functional food in the European Union.) Short communication at the Biotec 2008 Congress on Biotechnology, September 17-19, Granada, Spain.
  • Stein A.J. (2008). "The EU's first GM crop: its agronomic and economic performance." Poster for internal use. Sevilla: Institute for Prospective Technological Studies.
  • Qaim M., Stein A.J. (2008). "Economic consequences of Golden Rice." Invited presentation at the Fourth Conference of the European Plant Science Organisation, 22-26 June, Toulon, France.
  • Stein A.J. (2008). "Zink rettet gesunde Lebensjahre." [PDF | 1.7MB] (Zinc saves healthy life years.) Interview for ZinkNews 7: 5, Initiative Zink, Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • Stein A.J. (2008). "Micronutrient malnutrition and biofortification." Invited presentation at the award ceremony for the Prize of the Friends of ZEF, April 21, Bonn, Germany.
  • Stein A.J. (2007). "The impact and cost-effectiveness of biofortification." Invited presentation at a technical consultation on "Micronutrient deficiencies: can agriculture meet the challenge?", organised by the FAO Regional Office for the Near East, December 11-13, Cairo, Egypt.
  • Stein A.J. (2007). "Potenziale der Grünen Gentechnik für Entwicklungsländer." (The potential of agri biotech for developing countries.) Invited presentation at a dialogue with German Members of Parliament, organised by the German Plant Breeders Association, September 20, Berlin, Germany.
  • Stein A.J., Qaim M., Meenakshi J.V., Nestel P., Sachdev H.P.S., Bhutta Z.A. (2007). "Biofortification, an agricultural micronutrient intervention: its potential impact and cost-effectiveness." [p. 106 | PDF | 2MB] Poster presentation for the Micronutrient Forum on "Consequences and control of micronutrient deficiencies: science, policy, and programs", April 16-18, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Stein A.J. (2006). "Zukunft der Pflanzenbiotechnologie: ethische Herausforderungen." (The future of plant biotechnology: ethical challenges). Panel discussion in the framework of the celebrations of the choice of the "Green Gate Gatersleben" as "Ort im Land der Ideen 2006", September 26, Gatersleben, Germany.
  • Stein A.J., Sachdev H.P.S., Qaim M. (2006). "Potential impacts of Golden Rice on public health in India." Contributed paper presented at the 26th Conference of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE), August 12-18, Broadbeach, Australia.
  • Qaim M., Stein A.J., Meenakshi J.V. (2006). "Economics of biofortification." Plenary paper presented at the 26th Conference of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE), August 12-18, Broadbeach, Australia.
  • Stein A.J. (2006). "Potential impact and cost-effectiveness of Golden Rice in India: an ex-ante study." Invited presentation at the Meeting of the Golden Rice Humanitarian Board, May 2, Freiburg i.Br., Germany.
  • Stein A.J. (2006). "Grüne Gentechnik: Chance oder Risiko?" (Plant biotechnology: opportunity or threat?) Panel discussion in the framework of a one-day seminar of the Universities of Bremen and Kassel, January 13, Königswinter, Germany.
  • Stein A.J. (2005). "Micronutrient malnutrition: impact on labour productivity and loss in GDP." Invited presentation at the "Conference on Eradicating Micronutrient Malnutrition for Better Health and Higher Economic Growth" of ILSI-India and the ILSI Human Nutrition Institute, October 28-29, New Delhi, India.
  • Stein A.J., Meenakshi J.V., Qaim M. (2005). "Functional food for the poor: the potential impact of biofortification on public health in India." [PDF | 42KB] Paper presented at the "Conference on International Agricultural Research for Development" (Tropentag), October 11-13, Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany.
  • Stein A.J. (2005). "Gentech-Nahrung: Viel Lärm um nichts?" (Biotech food: much ado about nothing?) Panel discussion for a radio programme of the West German Broadcasting Service (WDR5), October 8, Solingen, Germany.
  • Stein A.J., Meenakshi J.V., Qaim M., Nestel P., Sachdev H.P.S., Bhutta Z.A. (2005). "Health benefits of biofortification: an ex-ante analysis of iron-rich rice and wheat in India." Contributed paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association (AAEA), July 24-27, Providence, USA.
  • Stein A.J. (2004). "Ex-ante model for analysing health benefits of biofortification: the framework for beta-carotene." Presentation at the meeting "Vitamin A and the Common Agenda for Micronutrients" of the International Vitamin A Consultative Group (IVACG), evening session 1: nutrition sets the breeding agenda for biofortified foods, November 15-17, Lima, Peru.
  • Stein A.J. (2004). "Health benefits of biofortification and the DALY framework for functional outcomes of iron and zinc deficiency." Invited presentation at a workshop on ex-ante impact assessment, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), October 19-21, Washington, USA.

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