Name FKG Ang

Job details
DescriptionAssociate Professor
OrganizationDepartment of Social Sciences
Organization UnitBusiness Economics
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Frederic Ang (°1986) has obtained a joint Ph.D. at KULeuven and Hasselt University (Belgium) in 2015. After postdoctoral positions at the University of Reading and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, he is a faculty member in the Business Economics Group at Wageningen University since 2017. He analyses the performance of the actors in the agri-food sector from a production economics perspective. His topics of interest include sustainable intensification, dynamic optimisation behaviour and modelling of subprocesses.



  • 2023-now: Associate Professor in the Business Economics Group, Wageningen University
  • 2017-2023: Assistant Professor in the Business Economics Group, Wageningen University
  • 2016-2017: Postdoc in the Department of Economics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
  • 2014-2016: Researcher/Postdoc in the Department of Agri-Food Economics and Marketing, University of Reading



  • 2015: Joint Ph.D. in Bioscience Engineering (KULeuven) and Business Economics (Hasselt University)
  • 2015: Master of Advanced Studies in Economics (KULeuven)
  • 2009: M.Sc. in Bioscience Engineering: Tropical Natural Resources Management - Resource Economics & Policy (KULeuven)
  • 2007: M.Sc. in Bioscience Engineering: Biosystems Engineering (KULeuven)


Professional Service

  • 07/2023-now: Co-Editor of the Journal of Agricultural Economics
  • 09/2022-06/2023: Member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Agricultural Economics
  • 01/2019-now: Expert for the OECD Network on Agricultural Total Factor Productivity and the Environment
  • 04/2019-04/2023: Conference Programme Secretary of the Agricultural Economics Society (AES)
  • 04/2017-now: Member of the AES Executive Committee


Selected Honours and Awards

  • 2023: Award for Outstanding Contribution to the AES
  • 2020: Best Referee Award 2019 of the European Review of Agricultural Economics
  • 04/2016: AES Essay Prize

Expert Profile
Social media
  Frederic Ang on Twitter
  Frederic Ang on Linkedin

Key publications
Publication lists

  • BEC22306 - Corporate Financial Management
  • BEC30306 - Analytics for Business Economics
  • BEC52306 - Financial and Business Management
  • BMO35806 - Supply Chain Networks
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