|Education||Ph.D. Student in Agricultural Economics, University of Kentucky|
|STAARS Research||Spatial urban development and transformation of African agriculture (with Christopher Boone)|
Didier Alia is a Doctoral Student in Agricultural Economics at the University of Kentucky since Fall 2012. He holds a BSc. and a MSc. in Mathematics from the University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin) in 2006 and a Statistician-Economist Engineer Diploma (MSc) from the Sub-Regional Institute of Statistics and Applied Economics (ISSEA - Cameroon).
His research interests range from micro-econometrics applied to agricultural issues to macro-econometrics of international development. He is particularly interested in the welfare assessment and food security impact of agricultural research, agricultural technologies and policies across value chain actors. He is also interested in international trade, agricultural markets and institutions analysis and more broadly development economics.