Mary Paula Arends-Kuenning

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Affiliated Faculty of EUI
AGRICULTURAL AND CONSUMER ECONOMICS; Affiliated Faculty of Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Affiliated Faculty of Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies
Faculty of Center for Global Studies
Associate Professor of LAS Global Studies

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Contact Information:

  • Address:
    Agr & Cons Econ 408 Mumford Hall 1301 W Gregory Dr M/C 710 Urbana, IL 61801
  • Telephone: (217)333-0753
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Book Contributions

  • "A framework for examining the impact of bio fuels on the poor in Brazil." nergy Bio Fuels and Development: Comparing Brazil and the U.S. . Oxford: Routledge, 2011.

  • "A report card for Lula: Progress in education." Brazil Under Lula. . Palgrave, 2009.

Journal Articles

  • "xploring Latina/o migrants' adaptation to the economic crisis in the U.S. heartland: A capability approach." Journal of Human Development and Capabilities (2012):
  • "Biofuels and global poverty." Swords and Ploughshares 17.2 (2009):
  • Arends-Kuenning, Mary. "Financial practices of Latino immigrants in a Midwest city: lessons for consumer educators." The Journal of Consumer Education 25 (2008): 32-45.
  • Arends-Kuenning, Mary. "Household bargaining power and agricultrual supply response; Evidence from Ethiopian coffee growers." World Development 35.7 (2007): 1204-1220.
  • Arends-Kuenning, Mary. "The Impact of Demand Factors, Quality of Care, and Access to Facilities on Contraceptive Use in Tanzania." Journal of Biosocial Science 39.1 (2007): 1-26.
  • Arends-Kuenning, Mary. "The Balance of Care: Trends in the Wages and Employment of Immigrant Nurses in the U.S. between 1990 and 2000." Globalizations 3.3 (2006): 333-348.
  • Arends-Kuenning, Mary. "The Effects of Parental Presence, Parents' Education, and Houshold Headship on children's Schooling and Work in Latin America." Journal of Family and Economic Issues 27.2 (2006): 263-286.