Areas of Interest

  • spatial economic analysis, remote sensing, and geographical information science with applications in agriculture, food security and nutrition, and climate change adaptation


  • BS
    Agriculture, Zamorano University
  • MS
    Geography, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • MA
    Applied economics, Johns Hopkins University


  • Adoption and diffusion of agricultural technology
  • impact evaluation
  • technical efficiency analysis

Research Topics

  • Geospatial-Information Science and Remote Sensing
  • Human Dimensions of Global Change – Coupled Human and Natural Systems
Jose Funes