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PhD. Gregory Scott

Professor / Researcher

University of Wisconsin-Madison


Professor Scott holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics with specialization in International Agriculture and studies in Industrial Organization and Marketing from University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, a Master’s Degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from University of Oxford, England and B.A. in History and Philosophy of Science from University of Notre Dame, USA.



Regarding his professional experience, he is a research associate at the Graduate School of Business Administration, Stanford University, California, USA, 2001-2002; Visiting Researcher, Research Unit Overviews, FAO, Rome, 1999; Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC-Berkeley and the Center for Latin American Studies at Stanford University, California, USA, 1996-1997. Visiting professor, International Development Program, UC-Davis, 2001; McDonald Campus, McGill University (Montreal, Canada); Department of Agricultural Economics, Texas A & M University; Latin American Studies Program, University of Vanderbilt; School of Agriculture, U. State of Louisiana, 1996-1997, among other universities.



  • Innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Social Responsability
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Emerging Economy
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Science



In connection with his intellectual production, he is the author of articles:

  • Scott, G., Petsakos, A., & Petsakos, V. (2019). Not by bread alone: Estimating potato demand in India in 2030. Potato Research, 1-24.
  • Scott, G., Petsakos, A., & Juarez, H. (2019). Climate change, food security, and future scenarios for potato production in India to 2030. Food Security, 11(1), 43-56.
  • Coad, A., & Scott, G. (2018). High growth firms in Peru. Cuadernos de Economía, 37(75), 671-695.
  • Scott, G., & Chaston, I. (2018). Innovation, learning and performance in a resource-rich emerging economy. South African Journal of Business Management, 49(1), 1-8.
  • Scott, G., & Kleinwechter, U. (2017). Future scenarios for potato demand, supply, and trade in South America to 2030. Potato Research, 60(1), 23–45.
  • Scott, G. (2016). Growing money on trees in America Latina. Growth rates for cocoa 1961-2013 and their implications for industry. American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, 16(1), 1-19.
  • Scott, G., Donovan, J., & Higichi, A. (2015). Costs, quality, and competition of cocoa value chain in Peru: an exploratory assessment. Custos e Agronegócio, 11(4), 324-358.
  • Shimizu, T., & Scott, G. (2014). Chicken by the sea: The differential impact of ecology and socio-economics on the evolution of value chains for chicken in Japan and Perú. Journal of World’s Poultry Research, 4(2), 37-47.
  • Shimizu, T., & Scott, G. (2014). Los supermercados y cambios en la cadena productiva para la papa en el Perú. Revista de la Asociación Latinoamericana de la papa, 18(1), 77-104.
  • Scott, G. (2014). Agregando valores a las cadenas de valor. Revista de Administração de Empresas, 54(1), 67-79.
  • Scott, G., & Chaston, I. (2013). Open innovation in an emerging economy. Management Research Review, 36(10), 1024 – 1036.
  • Scott, G., Labarta, R., & Suárez, V. (2013). Benchmarking food crop markets in Southern Africa: The case of potatoes and potato products 1961-2010. American Journal of Potato Research, 90(6), 497-515.
  • Parnell, J., Scott, G., & Angelopoulus, G. (2013). Benchmarking tendencies in managerial mindsets: Prioriziting stockholders and stakeholders in Peru, South Africa and the United States. Journal of Business Ethics, 118(3), 589-605.
  • Scott, G., Labarta, R., & Suárez, V. (2013). Booms, busts, and emerging markets for potatoes in East and Central Africa 1961- 2010. Journal of the European Association for Potato Research, 56(3), 205-236.
  • Scott, G., & Ocampo, J. P. (2013). Costos efectivos, tasas de cambio y competitividad: El caso de los procesadores de papa en Lima, Perú. Custos e Agronegocio, 9(2), 2-26.
  • Angelopoulus, G., Parnell, J., & Scott, G. (2013). Performance satisfaction, shareholder and stakeholder orientations: Managers’ perceptions in three countries across continents. South African Journal of Economics and Management, 16(2), 199-215.
  • Scott, G., & Chaston, I. (2012). Culture and innovation in Peru from a management perspective. Journal of Global Initiatives, 7(2), 127-141.
  • Chaston, I., & Scott, G. (2012). Entrepreneurship and open innovation in an emerging economy. Management Decision, 50(7), 1161 -1177.
  • Scott, G., & Suarez, V. (2012). Limits to growth or growth to the limits? Trends and projections for potatoes in China and their implications for industry. Journal of the European Association for Potato Research, 55(2), 135-156.
  • Scott, G., & Suárez, V. (2012). The rise of Asia as the centre of global potato production and some implications for industry. Potato Journal, 39(1), 1-22.
  • Scott, G., & Suárez, V. (2012). From Mao to McDonald´s: Emerging markets for potatoes and potato products in China 1961-2007. American Journal of Potato Research, 89(3), 216-231.
  • Scott, G., & Suárez, V. (2011). Growth rates for potato in India and their implications for industry. Potato Journal, 38(2), 100-112.
  • Scott, G. (2011). Plants, people and the conservation of biodiversity of potatoes in Peru. Naturaleza & Conservacao, 9(1), 21-38.
  • Scott, G. (2011). Growth rates for potatoes in Latin America in comparative perspective: 1961-07. American Journal of Potato Research, 88(2), 143-152.
  • Scott, G., & Zelada, F. (2011). Benchmarking local potato processing in developing countries: The case of French fries in Lima, Peru. Journal of the European Association for Potato Research, 54(1), 29-44.
  • Scott, G. (2011). Tendencias cruzadas: El consumo y utilización de la papa en América Latina entre 1961 y 2007 y sus implicancias para la industria. Revista Latinoamericana de la Papa, 16(1), 1-38.

He has been the author of the following book chapters:

  • Scott, G. (2016). La responsabilidad social y el desarrollo de cadenas de valor en América Latina. In Marquina, P. (Ed.), Empresas responsables y competitivas. El desafío de hoy(pp. 387-407). Lima: Pearson.
  • Scott, G. (2014). Cultura e innovación en Perú desde una perspectiva gerencial. Perú moderno(vol. 19, pp. 137-143). Frankfurt: Cross-Culture Publishing.
  • Scott, G., Brabet, C., Reynoso, D., Dufur, D., Mestres, C., & Arredondo, J. (1999). Starch content and properties of 106 sweetpotato clones from the world germplasm collection held at CIP, Peru. Impact on a changing world. Program report 1997-1998(pp. 279-286). CIP, IICA.
  • Scott, G. (1998). Méthodes d’évaluation du marché potentiel des produits transformés. In G. Scott and D. Griffon. In G. Scott, D. Griffon (Ed.), Prix, produits, et acteurs. Méthodes pour analyser la commercialisation agricole dans les pays en développement(pp. 227-254). Paris: Karthala.
  • Scott, G. (1997). Poscosecha y mercadeo en el contexto de mercados locales y regionales. 11 Documento de trabajo – Desarrollo rural y mercado(pp. 9-24). Lima: Escuela para el Desarrollo.



He currently is a Professor and Researcher at CENTRUM PUCP Business School.



  • Award for intellectual contribution, CENTRUM PUCP Business School, 2017.
  • Award for intellectual contribution, CENTRUM PUCP Business School, 2016.
  • Award for intellectual contribution, CENTRUM PUCP Business School, 2014.
  • Distinguished researcher 2011-2014, CENTRUM PUCP Business School.
  • Award for intellectual contribution, CENTRUM PUCP Business School, 2013.
  • Award for intellectual contribution, CENTRUM PUCP Business School, 2012.
  • Award for intellectual contribution, CENTRUM PUCP Business School, 2011.
  • Award for full time faculty academic excellence in Master’s Programs 2011, CENTRUM PUCP Business School.