Valeria Piniero

Valeria Piñeiro

Senior Research Coordinator, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Valeria Piñeiro received her Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Maryland.

Her research interests include international trade, development strategies and economic growth, growth linkages and regional dynamics. She has significant experience working in the areas of economic development and growth using General Equilibrium Models (CGE) as an analytical tool and has for the last several years led courses in many countries teaching the theory and application of CGE models.


14 November 2018
There is a need to introduce some flexibility into global trade policies and institutions given the current trade tensions, anti-globalisation sentiments, and the large number of countries that participate in WTO negotiations. Large food net importers and large food net exporters have common and...
30 October 2018
Migration policies interact with trade through different and complex channels. Large-scale deportations of Central American nationals from the US, and considering only the remittances and trade channels, will affect adversely Central American countries’ GDP, fiscal accounts, and poverty levels...