Metin Cakir

Metin Çakır is an assistant professor in the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota. His research interests cover a wide range of economic problems in the field of food and agricultural economics, and are centered on industrial organization, consumer behavior, and policy issues. His recent research includes topics pertaining to supply chain competitiveness, mergers, marketing strategies, vertical price transmission, measurement of food waste, healthfulness of food purchases, growth of organic markets, impacts from an animal disease outbreak, and efficacy of federal food assistance programs. Currently, Dr. Çakır is teaching a capstone strategy course and a course in managerial economics for undergraduates, and a marketing economics/consumer theory course for Ph.D. students.