|Degree||Ph.D., Agricultural Economics|
Eva is a visiting postdoc in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell.
She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Göttingen (Germany), and she studied Agriculture (B.Sc.) and Agricultural Economics (M.Sc.)
in Germany (Kassel and Hohenheim), Mexico (University of Yucatán), and the USA (Purdue).
Eva conducted fieldwork in several countries, including Peru, Uganda, Ethiopia, and Cote d'Ivoire.
Her research focuses on the implications of the modernization and globalization of agricultural value chains for smallholder farmers and rural workers in developing countries. One particular focus of her work lies on the effect of sustainability standards (e.g., Fairtrade) on socioeconomic development outcomes, such as gender equality, child education, and household nutrition.