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Dr. Kostas Karantininis PhD Fellow in International Co-operatives. Professor of Business Administration Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Uppsala, Sweden. Van Vliet Chair Professor Department of Agricultural Economics

Kostas Karantininis is a professor of business administration at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala and also serves as the Van Vliet Chair Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Saskatchewan. Previous to his appointment in Sweden, Kostas was a professor at the University of Copenhagen and also guest faculty at Wageningen University, The Netherlands, at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Greece, and the University of Perugia in Italy.

Kostas has research interests in the economic organisation of agribusiness and value chains in western and developing countries, with additional expertise in applied microeconomics, industrial organization, co-operatives, policy, and new institutional economics. He is currently involved in projects addressing the organisation and governance of value chains and co-operatives in Canada, Sweden, Africa, Greece, and the European Union.