Dr. Cristina Romero was a GlobalFood member from 2012-2015. The information on this site reflects the status at the point of leaving GlobalFood.

Occupation after leaving GlobalFood
Lecturer, Escuela Politecnica Nacional, Quito, Ecuador.



Name

Cristina Romero


Nationality

Ecuadorian


Academic background


  • 2012-2015: PhD candidate in Agricultural Economics, Georg-August University, Germany
  • 2009-2011: MSc. Sustainable International Agriculture. Georg-August University, Göttingen – Universidad de Talca, Chile.
    Thesis: Standards and Contractual relations between small farmers and exporters in the Northern Part of Costa Rica.
  • 2000 – 2006: Agro-Industrial Engineering (focus on food processing). Escuela Politecnica Nacional. Quito, Ecuador.



Others


  • DAAD Tandem reporter at ANUGA 2011. Köln – Germany.
  • TROPENTAG conference, “Development on the margin”. Poster presentation
  • Summer school: “Future of Food”. University of Kassel , Germany
  • Participant 7th Science, Technology and Innovation International Fair, Quito - Ecuador



Project

D2 (Link): Spillovers to product and factor markets.
Supervisor: J.-Prof. Dr. Meike Wollni.


Research Interests

Institutional Economics, Global value chains, Formal and informal governance structures, Contracts, Behavior.


Publications


  • Dr. Cristina Maria Romero Granja (2015). An analysis of the dynamics of two high-value export chains: smallholder participation, standards and trust. http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-1735-0000-0023-3D9F-6
  • Romero, C., M. Wollni (2014). Supplier dynamics in horticultural export chains - Evidence from Ecuador. GlobalFood Discussion Paper 50. www.uni-goettingen.de/de/213486.html.



Languages

Spanish, English, German (basic)