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Maria Alejandra Engler Palma

Full Professor

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Las condes, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Individual behaviour; Technology Adoption; Innovation; Climate Change; Soil and water conservation

Educación

  •  Agricultural and Natural Resources Economics, Colorado State University . Estados Unidos, 2002
  •  Commercial Engineering, Universidad de Concepción. Chile, 1994

Experiencia Académica

  •   Full Professor Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Facultad de Agronomía y Sistemas Naturales

    Santiago, Chile

    2021 - At present

  •   Profesora Titular Full Time

    Universidad de Talca

    Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias

    Talca, Chile

    2007 - 2021

  •   Profesora Asistente Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DEL BIO-BIO

    Ciencias Empresariales

    Chillán, Chile

    1994 - 1995

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Researcher Full Time

    Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias

    Chillan, Chile

    1995 - 2007

Formación de Capital Humano


Academic administration:

Director of the Department of Agricultural Economics from September 2011 until September 2013, Universidad de Talca.

Courses participation:

Economic Theory (Undergraduate students)

Agribusiness Management (Undergraduate students)

Technology adoption (Post –graduate)

Financial Management (Post-graduate)

Research Project Formulation (Post-graduate)

Thesis participation:

Doctoral Thesis

Lisando Roco - Phd in Agricultural Sciences, Universidad de Talca. Climate change effects on the sustainability of the agriculture of the central-south zone of Chile, focus on adaptation and perception of the phenomenon by farmers. 2013

Doctoral Thesis in progress.

Gabriela Cofre. Phd in Agricultural Sciences, Universidad de Talca. Impact of innovation and technology adoption on productivity, quality and profitability of the fruit sector.

Rodrigo Valdes. Joint PhD. Program in Agricultral Economics, Universidad de Talca and Goettingen University. Transaction costs and trade liberalization: An empirical perspective from the MERCOSUR agreement.

Master Thesis

Roger Toledo - Master in Natural Resource Economics, Universidad de Concepción. Estimating risk preferences by raspberry farmers. 2007

Gabriela Cofre – Master in Horticulture, Universidad de Talca. Estimating the economic impact of major SPS standards in the fresh export market of apple (Malus domestica) and grape (Vitis vinifera). 2010.

Winston Mediavilla– Master in Horticulture, Universidad de Talca. Analysis of the variables affecting the adoption of irrigation technologies in the intervention zones of the project "Programming and Optimizing Irrigation Water Use Service (SEPOR)". 2010.

Carlos Bopp – Master in Agricultural Economics, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. GAP implementation costs for Chilean producers of fresh export-market fruit: a quantification of exclusion of small-scale producers. 2012. (Co-guía)

Undergraduate Thesis

María de Los Ángeles Barra. Agronomy, Universidad de Talca. Risk and return of shares in food companies. 2008.

Eduardo Parraguez Navarro. Agronomy, Universidad de Talca. Study of the marketing chain and price variability in vegetables of central Chile. 2008

María Soledad Muñoz Olave. Agronomy, Universidad de Talca. Estimation of the domestic demand function in dairy products. 2009

Sofía Gonzalez Matus. Agronomy, Universidad de Talca. Market study of the native strawberry Fragaria chiloensis in Maule and Bio Bio Regions. 2009

Paloma Escobar Gonzalez. Agronomy, Universidad de Talca. Economic evaluation of production systems of Fragaria chiloensis. 2009

Marianela Díaz Urrutia. Agronomy, Universidad de Talca. Impact of regulations on the limit of mycotoxins in the nut fruit trade: Argentinian and Brazilian case. 2009.

Ricardo Samir Mufdi. Agronomy, Universidad de Talca. Analysis of the incorporation of APL in wine cellars in the Maule Region. 2010.

Ricardo Cerda Cifuentes. Agronomy, Universidad de Talca. Comparison of private quality certification protocols for USA and EU markets . 2010

Gustavo Adasme Moraga. Agronomy, Universidad de Talca. Impact of pesticide limits required by destiny's countries on domestic apple producers. 2010.

Cristián Pavez. Agronomy, Universidad de Talca. Study of the level of certification by apple growers. 2010.

Nicolas Letelier. Agronomy, Universidad de Talca. Perceived complexity of the main sanitary barriers and / or techniques established by export markets for Chilean fresh fruit. 2010

Iván Riquelme Donoso. Agronomy, Universidad de Talca. Case studies to evaluate and compare the cost and perceived benefits among farmers that decide to implement private standards for the fresh fruit export market. 2011

Daniela Torres. Agronomy, Universidad de Talca. Gap analysis of cereal yield in Chile. 2013

Mario Jara Rojas. Agronomy, Universidad de Talca. Study of GAP certification by growers in central Chile. 2013



 

Article (57)

Public attitudes and perceptions towards the ocean as an input for public policy.
From past behavior to intentions: Using the Theory of Planned Behavior to explore noncompliance in small-scale fisheries. Ocean and Coastal Management
Collective Actions and Leadership Attributes: A Cluster Analysis of Water User Associations in Chile
Irrigation water use, shadow values and productivity: evidence from stochastic frontiers in vineyards
Agricultural sciences in Chile: Institutions, human resources, investment and scientific productivity
Governing Water Resource Allocation: Water User Association Characteristics and the Role of the State
Planned behavior and social capital: Understanding farmers' behavior toward pressurized irrigation technologies
Are forest plantation subsidies affecting land use change and off-farm income? A farm-level analysis of Chilean small forest landowners
Technology Adoption and Extension Strategies in Mediterranean Agriculture: The Case of Family Farms in Chile
Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Strategies of Agriculture in Mediterranean-Climate Regions (MCRs)
Combinations of bonding, bridging, and linking social capital for farm innovation: How farmers configure different support networks
Effects of intra- and inter-regional geographic diversification and product diversification on export performance: Evidence from the Chilean fresh fruit export sector
The role of farmers' intrinsic motivation in the effectiveness of policy incentives to promote sustainable agricultural practices
Toward understanding conservation behavior in agriculture as a dynamic and mutually responsive process between individuals and the social system
ADOPTION OF IRRIGATION SCHEDULING: ROLE OF EXTENSION AND TRAINING IN CENTRAL CHILE
CONSIDERING the FARM WORKFORCE AS PART of FARMERS' INNOVATIVE BEHAVIOUR: A KEY FACTOR in INCLUSIVE ON-FARM PROCESSES of TECHNOLOGY and PRACTICE ADOPTION
Understanding the role of social capital in adoption decisions=> an application to irrigation technology
Efficient use of Water Resources in Vineyards: A Recursive joint Estimation for the Adoption of Irrigation Technology and Scheduling
Efficient use of water resources in vineyards=> recursive joint estimation for the adoption of irrigation technology and scheduling.
What drives stock market integration? an analysis using agribusiness stocks
What drives stock market integration? An analysis using agribusiness stocks
Farmers' perception of climate change in mediterranean Chile
Farmers' perception of climate change in mediterranean Chile
HARVEST LABOR QUALITY AND PRODUCTIVITY: CASE STUDY OF CHERRY GROWING IN CHILE
Transaction costs and trade liberalization: An empirical perspective from the MERCOSUR agreement
Who are the potential consumers of organic fruits and vegetables in Central Chile? A CHAID approach
Who are the potential consumers of organic fruits and vegetables in central Chile? A CHAID approach [¿Quiénes son los potenciales consumidores de frutas y verduras orgánicas en Chile central? Una aproximación CHAID]
Who are the potential consumers of organic fruits and vegetables in central Chile? A CHAID approach [¿Quiénes son los potenciales consumidores de frutas y verduras orgánicas en Chile central? Una aproximación CHAID]
Do Sanitary, Phytosanitary, and Quality-related Standards Affect International Trade? Evidence from Chilean Fruit Exports
Farm level adaptation decisions to face climatic change and variability: Evidence from Central Chile
The influence of the interplay of supply chain network relationships on farmers' performance in the Chilean NTAE sector
An analysis of the joint adoption of water conservation and soil conservation in Central Chile
Assessing long- and short-term trends in cereal yields: the case of Chile between 1929 and 2009
Consumer responses to agricultural produce advertising in the O'Higgins Region of Chile
EFFECTS OF THE TRANSACTION CHARACTERISTICS ON THE SIDE OF DEPENDENCE IN A CONTEXT OF VERTICAL COORDINATION: THE CASE OF FRESH PRODUCE EXPORTS FROM CHILE TO EUROPE
Heterogeneity of farms entering export supply chains: the case of fruit growers from central-south Chile
Adopción de Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas (BPA: costo de cumplimiento y beneficios percibidos entre productores de fruta fresca
Adoption of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP): Cost of complying and perceived benefits by fresh fruit producers [Adopción de Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas (BPA): Costo de cumplimiento y beneficios percibidos entre productores de fruta fresca]
Factors influencing the adoption of soil conservation technologies in dry land areas of Central Chile
Factors influencing the adoption of soil conservation technologies in the rainfed area of Central Chile [Factores que influyen en la adopción de tecnologías de conservación de suelos en el secano interior de Chile Central]
Factors that influence the price of cattle in livestock auctions: the case of the stockyard of Melipilla (Chile)
How far from harmonization are sanitary, phytosanitary and quality-related standards? An exporter's perception approach
Variation in implementation of corporate social responsibility practices in emerging economies' firms: A survey of Chilean fruit exporters
EVALUATION OF RISK FACTORS IN AGRICULTURE: AN APPLICATION OF THE ANALYTICAL HIERARCHICAL PROCESS (AHP) METHODOLOGY
Evaluation of risk factors in agriculture: An application of the analytical hierarchical process (AHP) methodology [Evaluación de factores de riesgo en la agricultura: Una aplicación de la metodología de Proceso Analítico Jerárquico (AHP)]
The Chilean wheat market and its price support mechanism: a spatial market integration analysis
The Chilean wheat market and its price support mechanism: A spatial market integration analysis [El mercado chileno de trigo y su mecanismo de protección de precios: Un análisis de integración espacial de mercados]
An analysis of factors affecting the adoption of economic and productive data recording methods of Chilean farmers
An analysis of factors affecting the adoption of economic and productive data recording methods of chilean farmers [Análisis de los factores que afectan la adopción de métodos registros productivos y económicos entre productores chilenos]
Adoption of cleaner production practices by dairy farmers in southern Chile
Adoption of cleaner production practices by dairy farmers in southern Chile
Implications of the Structural Change in Dairy Products Trade on Milk Price Paid to Producers in Chile
Risk Preferences Estimation for Small Raspberry Producers in the Bío-Bío Region, Chile
Accounting for risk and stability in technology adoption
Factores que Afectan el Margen de Ingreso Netro en Lecherías=> Un análisis Estadístico
Efecto del precio internacional sobre el precio de la leche pagado a productor=> transitorio o permanente?
INFLUENCIA DEL MERCADO INTERNACIONAL DE LÁCTEOS SOBRE EL PRECIO NACIONAL DE LA LECHE=> UN ANÁLISIS DE COINTEGRACIÓN

BookSection (1)

Quality Management in Food Chains: actor organization for QAS along the supply chain: the case of mycotoxin reduction in the southern cone grain production

BookWhole (2)

Impactos de las regulaciones y estándares internacionales de calidad en un Chile potencia agroalimentaria
Seguridad Alimentaria en la práctica formando alianzas publico-privadas para la innovación agrícola

Proyecto (10)

Understanding the adoption of soil and water conservation practices among peasant farmers: risk preferences, behavior change and policy design for conservation agriculture
From individualism to collective action for water resources conservation: its impacts and implications
Núcleo Milenio=> Centro para Evaluación socio-económica de políticas ambientalmente relevantes (CESIEP).
FACTORS AFFECTING ADOPTION AND PROFITABILITY OF IRRIGATION TECHNOLOGIES (PRESSURIZED IRRIGATION AND SCHEDULING) AMONG MEDIUM AND SMALL HOLDERS IN THE MAULE REGION
Universidad de Talca PEI (co-inv) Programa de Cambio Climático en Agricultura.
Internacionalización del programa de Doctorado en Ciencias Agrarias=> Fortalecimiento de la oferta académica de la Universidad de Talca.
Acuerdos Comerciales en el sector agro exportador=> Fortaleciendo la sinergia UE-Chile para estudiar la cadena de exportación de fruta fresca
Percepción del mercado de frambuesas para exportación y su efecto en el desempeño predial=> Caso estudio Agricultura Familiar Campesina de la Región del Maule"
ESTIMATING THE EFFECT OF TECHNICAL REGULATIONS AND SANITARY AND PHYTOSANITARY STANDARDS ON CHILEAN FRESH FRUIT TRADE.
Desertification Mitigation and Remediation of Land – a global approach for local solutions (DESIRE)
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Maria Engler

Full Professor

Departamento de Economía Agraria

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Las condes, Chile

9
Roberto Jara

Associate Professor

Agricultural Economics

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

Talca, Chile

4
Laura Nahuelhual

Profesora asociada ad honorem

Ciencias Sociales

Universidad de Los Lagos

Osorno, Chile

3
MARCOS MORA

DIRECTOR

GESTION E INNOVACION RURAL

Universidad de Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile

3
Oscar Melo

Associate Professor

Agricultural Economics

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

3
Alejandro del Pozo

Full Porfessor

Plant Production

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

Talca, Chile

2
Rodrigo Valdes

Profesor Adjunto

Escuela de Negocios y Economia

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Viña del Mar, Chile

2
Pablo Villalobos

PROFESOR ASISTENTE

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

TALCA, Chile

2
Lisandro Roco

Profesor Asociado

Instituto de Economía Agraria

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

1
Rodrigo Arriagada

Profesor Asociado

Ecosistemas y Medioambiente

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Rodrigo Echeverría

Académico

Economía Agraria

UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

Valdivia, Chile

1
Gustavo Lobos

Associate Professor

Horticulture

FACULTDAD DE CIENCIAS AGRARIAS, UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

Talca, Chile

1
Samuel Ortega

Profesor titular

CITRA

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

Talca, Chile

1
CESAR ACEVEDO

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

Talca, Chile

1
Francisco Meza

Professor

Ecosistemas y Medio Ambiente

FACULTAD DE AGRONOMÍA E INGENIERÍA FORESTAL. PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
BERNARDO CARRILLO

Profesor Asociado

Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología de los Alimentos

UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

Valdivia, Chile