Ivan Đurić – expert from diaspora

Ivan Đurić

PhD (Dr. agr.)

Research Associate

Organization: Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO)


Educational background:

Bachelor studies finished at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Belgrade, study program: Agricultural Economics. Master’s Thesis defended in 2006 at L’Institut Supérieur d’Agriculture de Lille – ISA (France) and University of Agricultural and Veterinarian Sciences (Romania). PhD studies finished at Faculty of Agriculture, Matin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (Germany), study program: Agricultural Economics. PhD Thesis entitled “Impact of policy measures on wheat-to-bread supply chain during the global price peaks: the case of Serbia” defended in 2014.


Work experience:

Dr. Ivan Đurić joined Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) in October 2008 as a junior researcher in the Department Agricultural Markets. For his PhD research, he was honoured with the highest grade (summa cum laude) by the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Faculty of Agriculture, Germany. As a senior researcher, Duric continues his research on the topics of digitalisation processes in agriculture and food value chains, application of artificial intelligence (mainly machine learning) in agricultural economics, blockchain technology adoption in agriculture and food industry, price transmission, and issues related to the global agricultural trade policies.


DITAC (BMBF) – Digital Transformation of China’s Agriculture – Resources, Trade and Food Security (from 2021 to 2023)

eTrustFood (DAAD) – Determinants of consumer trust towards agro-food systems in Western Balkan (from 2018 to 2022)

EU HORIZON 2020 – VALUMICS – Understanding food value chains and network dynamics (from 2017 to 2021)

UAFoodTrade (BMBF) – pilot project for sustainable internationalization of Ukrainian research structures in the context of the globalization of the Ukrainian food sector (from 2017 to 2021)

STARLAP (BMBF) – Analysis and strategy of the Russian Federation for the expansion of agricultural production (from 2016 to 2018)

Key publications:

  • Đurić, I. (2020). Digital Technology and Agricultural Markets. Background paper for the State of Agricultural Commodity Markets (SOCO) 2020 Report. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, 2020 (https://doi.org/10.4060/cb0701en).
  • Bobojonov, I. Duric, I., and Glauben, T. (2020). Heterogeneous impact of price spikes across countries and supply chain actors: An evidence from Central Asia and the Caucasus. A review. Agricultural Economics-Zemědělská Ekonomika 66 (2): 92-103. https://doi.org/10.17221/130/2019-AGRICECON
  • Banse, M., Duric, I., Götz, L., and Laquai, V. (2019). From the Russian food import ban to free trade from Lisbon to Vladivostok – will farmers benefit? Journal of International Studies, 12 (4): 20-31. DOI: 10.14254/2071-8330.2019/12-4/2
  • Svanidze, M., Götz, L., Djuric, I., and Glauben, T. (2019). Food security and the functioning of wheat markets in Eurasia: A comparative price transmission analysis for the countries of Central Asia and the South Caucasus. Food Security 11 (3): 733-752. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12571-019-00933-y
  • Djuric, I., and Götz, L. (2016). Export restrictions – Do consumers really benefit? The wheat-to-bread supply chain in Serbia. Food Policy 63: 112–123. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodpol.2016.07.002