Joaquin Mayorga

Post-Doctoral Scholar, EPAR

Joaquin Mayorga joined the Evans School of Public Policy & Governance as a postdoctoral scholar in 2023. His research focuses on international development, mainly the effects of climate hazards on agricultural productivity and small-scale producers’ livelihoods. At the Evans Policy Analysis & Research Group (EPAR), he studies how small-scale producers perceive climate change and adapt to changing weather patterns. He also works in data curation and agricultural development indicator construction using the World Bank LSMS-ISA and other large-scale surveys.

Joaquin received his Ph.D. in Business Administration with concentration in Agribusiness from the WP Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and an MA in Economics from the Center for Economic Research and Teaching (Mexico City). Before his graduate studies, he worked as a Junior Researcher at the Center for Environmental-Economic Modeling and Analysis at INESAD in La Paz, Bolivia.