Miguel is Associate Professor at Cornell University in New York, the USA.

Earning both his PhD and Master’s degrees at the University of Illinois, Miguel’s areas of expertise are Applied Industrial Organisation, Food Supply Chains, and Quantitative Marketing.

Miguel concentrates his research programme of food marketing and distribution with an emphasis on fruit and vegetables. Areas of interest include: the competitiveness and sustainability of food supply chains, food retailing and consumer demand, as well as buyer-seller interactions along the food supply chain.

The geographic focus of Miguel’s research is global, with an emphasis on Latin America and the Caribbean. Recent research topics include: the economics of controlled environment agriculture, environmental and economic performance of fruit and vegetable supply chains, consumer valuation of food quality attributes, plus local and regional food systems. Miguel also teaches a course on the economics of consumer demand.