Cristina Romero


Academic background

  • 2012: 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

    Current project

    Global Food D2: Impacts on rural development.
    Supervisor: J. Prof Dr. Meike Wollni.

    Research interests

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


    Spanish, English, German(basic)