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Alejandro Nin-Pratt

Created: 9/20/2000
Updated: 9/12/2011
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Dr. Alejandro Nin-Pratt
Agricultural Economist

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
2033 K Street, NW
Washington , DC 20006-1002
United States
202-862-5689 (ph)
202-467-4439 (fx)

Alejandro Nin Pratt is an Agricultural Economist at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) since 2005. His research topics are development, economic growth and growth linkages and poverty, agricultural productivity and trade. He has also worked in international trade of livestock and livestock products and sanitary measures affecting trade and their impact on domestic markets, smallholder producers and poverty.

Alejandro received his B.S. degree in Agronomy (1987) and a M.S. in International Economics from the Universidad de la Republica in Uruguay.

The topic of his M.S. thesis is "The MERCOSUR agreement and its impact on dairy production in Uruguay".

He recieved his Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics (specialties: trade and production) from Purdue University in 2001. After obtaining his degree he worked as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Agricultural Economic Department at Purdue. In 2001 he moved to Africa where he worked for the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Ethiopia and Kenya. In 2005 Alejandro joined IFPRI in Washington DC, USA.

Before coming to the U.S. he worked as an Assistant Professor in the areas of Farm Management and Agricultural Economics in the Universidad de la Republica.

He also worked as a private consultant in projects related with agricultural development and farm management. Alejandro has been one of the contributors of the Uruguay IO tables for the GTAP version 4 database.

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