German Puga

German Puga

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

School of Economics and Public Policy

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics


I studied agricultural engineering in Argentina, undertaking parts of my degree in Brazil and the United States, and completed a master’s degree in agricultural economics at the University of Western Australia. I have experience in farm management and consultancy, and have worked at Concha & Toro, the Argentinean Wine Corporation and the National University of Cuyo, among other organisations. My PhD thesis looks at wine economics.

  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    Portuguese Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
    Spanish - Latin American Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2019 The University of Western Australia Australia Master of Agricultural Science (Economics Specialization) with Distinction
    2015 National University of Cuyo Argentina Agricultural Engineer
  • Research Interests

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2022 Puga, G., Anderson, K., Jones, G., Tchatoka, F., & Umberger, W. (2022). A climatic classification of the world’s wine regions. Oeno One, 56(2), 165-177.
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    2022 Puga, G., Anderson, K., & Doko Tchatoka, F. (2022). Impact of growing season temperature on grape prices in Australia. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 28(4), 651-657.
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    2022 Puga, G., Sharafeyeva, A., & Anderson, K. (2022). Explaining Bilateral Patterns of Global Wine Trade, 1962-2019. Journal of Wine Economics.
    2022 Santoni, L. J., Estrella Orrego, J., Gennari, A., & Puga, G. (2022). Profiles and factors influencing spending of wine tourists in Mendoza. Tourism and Hospitality Research, 22(4), 403-413.
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    2020 Puga, G., Umberger, W., & Gennari, A. (2020). The Impact of the European Grapevine Moth on Grape Production: Implications for Eradication Programs. Journal of Wine Economics, 15(4), 394-402.
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    2019 Puga, G., Fogarty, J., Hailu, A., & Gennari, A. (2019). Modeling Grape Price Dynamics in Mendoza: Lessons for Policymakers. Journal of Wine Economics, 14(4), 343-355.
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