Manuela CASTILLO

Associate Professor

du4orrpb Dpt. Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Policy
University of Cordoba
Campus Rabanales. N-IV km 396, Gregor Mendel Building. E-14071 Córdoba, Spain
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Biography

I was born in Cordoba (Spain, 1961), where I began my studies in agricultural engineering but it was at the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) where I graduated (1987) and later I obtained my PhD in Agricultural Engineering (1990) in the field of agricultural economics. I’ve been Associate Professor of economics and agricultural economics at the School of Agricultural Engineering of the UPM and since 1997 professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Cordoba, where I now exercise my teaching and research activity.
As outstanding management activity I am currently a member of the board of directors of the Spanish Association of Agrarian Economy and director of the Department of Agrarian Economy of the University of Cordoba.

Research Interests

I have researched and published in the area of agrarian economy in the field of agricultural markets; European agricultural policy and its effects on various agricultural and livestock sectors; agricultural job and part-time dynamics in farms; productivity and production efficiency in agriculture; and in the field of water resources as water policy and water markets in agriculture.

Most relevant Peer-reviewed publications

2019

Castillo, M, Guerrero‑Baena M.D (2019). Caracterización estructural, productiva y financiera de las explotaciones de jóvenes agricultores. ITEA‑Información Técnica Económica Agraria 115(1):62‑82 doi:10.12706/itea.2019.004

2017
Castillo, M., Borrego-Marín, M.M. and Berbel, J. (2017). Perspectiva del agricultor sobre el efecto de la modernización de regadíos en la distribución de cultivos. In Berbel, J. y Gutiérrez-Martín, C. eds. Impacto de la modernización de regadíos. Cajamar Caja Rural Serie Economía 29, pp. 329-343.

Enciso Caro, V., Castillo, M. and de Haro Giménez, T. (2017). EU-MERCOSUR trade agreement: finding winnersproducts for Paraguay. Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias UNCuyo 49(2):1-14. Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias. Universidad Nacional de Cuyo (Argentina). ISSN 0370-4661

2016
Giannocaro, G., Castillo, M. and Berbel, J. (2016). Factors influencing farmers’ willingness to participate in water allocation trading. A case study in southern Spain. Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research 14(1):1-14.

Giannocaro, G., Castillo, M. and Berbel, J. (2016). Barreras culturales: actitudes y opiniones de los agentes frente al mercado. In José Antonio Gómez-Limón y Javier Calatrava eds. Los mercados de agua en España: Presente y perspectivas. Cajamar Caja Rural Serie Economía 26, pp. 235-250.

2015
Giannocaro, G., Castillo, M. and Berbel, J. (2015). An assessment of farmers’ willingness to participate in water trading in southern Spain. Water Policy 17(3):520-537.