Nicolas Gatti

Nicolas Gatti

PhD in Agricultural and Applied Economics (Expected: May 2020)
Field: Development Economics, Production Economics
Phone: 217-721-0841

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Google Scholar Link: Google Scholar Page
LinkedIn Profile: LinkedIn Profile

Education

Master in Economics, Universidad del CEMA, Argentina 2010-2012

Bachelor in Economics, Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE), Argentina 2005-2009

Teaching Experience

Instructor (full course responsibility) for ACE-360 Spreadsheet Models and Applications, UIUC, 2019

Teaching Assistant for ACE-360 Spreadsheet Models and Applications, UIUC, 2018

Graduate Student Teaching Assistant for ACE-455 International Trade in Food and Agriculture, UIUC, 2018

Teaching Assistant for Econometrics, UCEMA, 2011-2015

Teaching Assistant for Econometrics, UADE, 2008-2012

Teaching Assistant for Microeconomics I, UADE, 2009

Publications and Working Papers

WORKING PAPERS

Gatti, N, Baylis, K. and Crost, B., “The effects of market access on the market structure in Zambia”  

Gatti, N., Cecil, M., Baylis, K., Estes, L., Blekking, J., Heckelei, T., Vergopolan, N., and Evans, T.  “Is closing the yield gap a “risky” endeavor?

Gatti, N. “Social-media impact of the porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus outbreak on US lean hog futures”

PUBLICATIONS

Gatti, N., Baylis, K. and Crost, B. (forthcoming), "Can irrigation infrastructure mitigate the effect of rainfall shocks on conflict? Evidence from Indonesia." American Journal of Agricultural Economics.

Martey, E., Gatti, N., and Goldsmith, P. (2020). "Assessing the performance of regional soybean prices in Ghana." International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 1-16.

Gatti, N. (2015). "Evaluación económica de la innovación: el caso del silobolsa [Evaluating innovation: the case of silobags]." RIA, Revista de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, 41(1), 57-63.

EXTENSION PUBLICATIONS

Gatti, N. (2019). “Notes on trade balances and currency values: the case of Argentina.” farmdoc daily (9):211, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Martey, E., P. Goldsmith and Gatti, N. (2019). "The State of Soybean in Africa: Soybean Prices." farmdoc daily (9):162, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Thesis Information

"Agricultural Productivity and Climate Shocks in Developing Countries"
Advisor: Kathy Baylis and Ben Crost