Conferences & Presentations

2017

  • “Sustainable land management decisions among smallholder coffee growers: A dynamic optimization approach”, Oral presentation:
    • Agricultural and Applied Economics Association - Chicago, IL
    • International Sustainable Development Research Society - Bogota, Colombia
  • “Group membership and individual behavior: A field experiment on trust, time and risk amongst coffee farmers in Colombia”, Oral presentation:
    • Agricultural and Applied Economics Association - Chicago, IL
  • “Production cost analysis for smallholder coffee growers in Latin America”, Invited speaker:
    • Fair Trade USA Producer Forum - Seattle, WA
  • “Academic Cooperation between the United States and Colombia” Commemoration Event for the 60th Anniversary of the Fulbright Commission in Colombia, Embassy of Colombia, Invited speaker:
    • Fulbright Colombia. The Land Grant University Consortium - Washington, DC.

2016

  • “Sustainable supply chains in high quality coffee markets: The Relationship Coffee Model”, Oral presentation:
    • International Sustainable Development Research Society - Lisbon, Portugal
  • “Cost analysis for smallholder coffee growers in Latin America”, Invited speaker:
    • Specialty Coffee Association of America - Atlanta, GA
  • “Positioning Colombian smallholder growers in global markets: The case of specialty coffee value chains” The equitable, competitive and sustainable development of the agricultural sector in Colombia, Invited speaker:
    • Central Bank of Colombia & Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) - Bogota, Colombia
  • “Cooperation and product quality: Field experiments to assess trust, reciprocity and risk taking behavior among smallholder coffee growers”, Oral presentation:
    • 4th Antigua Experimental Economics Conference - Antigua, Guatemala

2015

  • “Contributing to human and social capital formation from multidisciplinary groups”, Invited speaker:
    • U.S. Land Grant University Colombia Dialogue, Fulbright and U.S Embassy - Bogota, Colombia
  • “Impacts of smallholder participation in high-quality coffee value chains: The Relationship Coffee Model”
    • Agricultural and Applied Economics Association - San Francisco, CA
    • Cornell Charter Day Weekend: Creating a Sustainable Future - Ithaca, NY

2014

  • “Impact evaluation of smallholder’s participation in specialty coffee markets”, Invited speaker:
    • Catholic Relief Services, Borderlands Project - Nariño, Colombia
  • “Assessing the Impact of the Relationship Coffee Model on Smallholders in Colombia”, Oral presentation:
    • Specialty Coffee Association of America - Seattle, WA

2013

  • “Welfare Impact of the Relationship Coffee Model on Small Growers in Colombia”, Invited speaker:
    • The Boyce Thompson Institute “From Gene to Bean” - Ithaca, NY
    • Let’s Talk Coffee, Sustainable Harvest - Salvador

2012

  • “Bogota and Curitiba: Lesson from Non-Global Cities the Case of BRT Systems”, Oral presentation:
    • Conference on Latin American Social and Public Policy, University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA

2011

  • “Strategies against Illegal Drugs Trafficking in Colombia: Environmental Impact, Evaluation and Perspectives”, Oral presentation:
    • Fulbright Enrichment Seminar on Environmental Issues, U.S Department of State - Nashville-TN
    • Conference on Latin American Social and Public Policy, University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA