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Koen Deconinck is an economist in the Trade and Agriculture Directorate of the OECD in Paris. He was the lead author of the OECD report “Making Better Policies for Food Systems” (2021) and has worked on market concentration, seed markets, evidence gaps, and environmental impacts of food systems. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Leuven and has published his research in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, the European Review of Agricultural Economics, Food Policy, and Business History, among others. His current work looks at measurement and communication of environmental impacts in food supply chains.