Dr. Maria Vrachioli
Senior Research Staff

Phone: +49 8161/71-6320
Fax: +49 8161/71-4426
Building: Institutional Building II (4106)
Room: GF/54
E-mail: maria.vrachioli[at]tum.de
Curriculum Vitae
Personal website
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  • Ph.D. Food and Resource Economics, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • M.A. Economics, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki
  • B.A. Economics, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki

Research areas

  • Production economics
  • Natural resource economics
  • Water use efficiency and productivity
  • Applied econometrics
  • Technology adoption

Research projects


  • Advanced Seminar Economics, Policy & Econometrics: Productivity, Efficiency and Risk (M.Sc.)
  • Advanced Seminar Economics & Policy: Advanced Resource Economics (M.Sc.)
  • Technology and Innovation in the Agricultural Sector - Theoretical and Empirical Approaches (Ph.D.)
  • Economics of Water Use, Regulation and Markets (M.Sc.)


Scientific papers

Book chapters

  • Ait Sidhoum, A. and Vrachioli, M. (2022) Agriculture and Sustainability In: Brinkmann, R. (ed), The Palgrave handbook of global sustainability, pp. 1-23, Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.
  • Ait Sidhoum, A., Vrachioli, M. and Sauer, J. (2021) Chapter 7: Agricultural mechanization and farm labor development, in: James, Jr., H. S. (ed.), Handbook on the Human Impact of Agriculture, pp. 102-118, Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Vrachioli, M. and Stefanou S. (2021) Water's Contribution to Agricultural Productivity over Space, Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics, in: Christopher F. Parmeter and Robin C. Sickles (ed.), Advances in Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, pp. 103-123, Springer.