Maria A. Naranjo is the Director and Research Fellow for the Environment and Development Center for Central America. She is currently finishing her PhD. studies at the Development Economics Group in Wageningen University. Her research is focus on understanding farmers' risk management strategies and preferences towards risk. She holds a master’s degree in environmental economics and natural resources. She has also worked in related topics including voluntary environmental programs and management and funding of natural protected areas, and participated as a consultant in Costa Rica for SINAC, ARESEP and The Nature Conservancy (TNC).
- Experimental economics
- Behavioural economics
- Environmental economics and natural resources
- Voluntary environmental programs
- Management and funding of natural protected areas