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Associate Professor Diana Elena DUMITRAȘ, PhDdiana-dumitras

Management, Econometrics

Date and place of birth: July 12, 1979, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

I. Education:
University studies:
  • 1997-2002: College of Horticulture, USAMV Cluj-Napoca, Economic Engineering in Agriculture
  • 2002-2004: University of Nevada, Reno, SUA; MSc Resource and Applied Economics
PhD studies:
  • 2008: PhD in Agronomy, Specialization Management and Marketing in Agriculture, USAMV Cluj
Areas of specialization:
  • 2004: Human Participants Protection Education for Research Teams, US National Institutes of Health
  • 2007: Training of Agricultural Advisory Trainers (MAKIS), Danish Agricultural Advisory Service
  • 2007: Management of European Projects, USAMV Cluj-Napoca
  • 2015: CITI Program, Human Research – Social/Behavioral Investigators and Key Personnel
  • 2002-2004: Full graduate assistantship; University of Nevada, Reno, SUA; Dept. Resource Economics

II. Academic experience:
  • 2002–2004: Graduate Teaching & Research Assistant; University of Nevada, Reno, SUA; Statistics
  • 2005–2009: Assistant, USAMV Cluj-Napoca;
  • 2009-2014: Lecturer, USAMV Cluj-Napoca;
  • 2014-present: Associate Professor, USAMV Cluj-Napoca

III. Research domains of interest:
Natural resources and environmental economics, Farm management, Consumer behavior
Professional affiliations:
  • European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics (EurSafe) – Member of Executive Committee
  • Horticulture And Forestry Society From Transylvania (SHST)
  • Food Identity Association (FIA)
Significant achievements:
  • Books: 5;
  • Scientific papers: 11 ISI, 6 ISI proceedings, 48 BDI
    • Dumitraş,D.E, I.M Jitea, S. Aerts (Eds.), 2015, Know-Your Food. Food ethics and innovation, Wageningen academic pres, Olanda
    • Dumitras, D.E., 2011, Evaluarea economică a parcurilor naţionale şi naturale. Metode şi studii de caz. Editura Academic Pres, Cluj-Napoca, România
    • Jitea,M.,D.Dumitras,V.Simu,2015, An ex-ante impact assessment of the Common Agricultural Policy reform in the North-Western Romania, Agricultural Economics-Zemedelska Ekonomika,61(2):88-103
    • Dumitras, D, F.Arion, E.Merce, 2011, A Brief Economic Assessment on the Valuation of National and Natural Parks: the Case of Romania; Not Bot Horti Agrobo, 39:134-138
    • Rollins, K, D. Dumitraş, A. Castledine, 2008, An Analysis of Congestion Effects Across and within Multiple Recreation Activities. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 56(1):95-116
Research grants:
  • 2010-2012: PNII–RU PD 271; UEFISCSU; Impact of using the economic values in the management plans of national and natural parks in Romania
  • 2007-2008: TD 385; CNCSIS; Estimation of economic values of national and natural parks in Romania

IV. Other mentions:
  • 2011-prezent: Chancellor for Research, Department Economic Sciences, USAMV Cluj-Napoca


October, 2016                                                                          

Assoc. Prof. Diana Elena DUMITRAȘ, PhD