Roberto Villalba
Junior Research Staff

Phone:+49 8161/71-6322
Fax:+49 8161/71-4426
Building:Institutional building II (4106)


    • M.Sc. Agricultural Economics, University of Hohenheim
    • B.A. Economics and Management, University Grenoble Alpes
    • B.A. Economics, Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador

    Research areas

    • Agricultural finance
    • Agricultural value chains
    • ICT in agriculture
    • Climate change economics

    Research projects


    • Villalba, R., Venus, T. E., & Sauer, J. (2023). The ecosystem approach to agricultural value chain finance: A framework for rural credit. World Development, 164, 106177.
    • Daum, T., Villalba, R., Anidi, O., Mayienga, S. M., Gupta, S., & Birner, R. (2021). Uber for tractors? Opportunities and challenges of digital tools for tractor hire in India and Nigeria. World Development, 144, 105480.