- Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist
- Corpus Christi
- Undergraduate Education
- B.S., Agribusiness – Agricultural Economics, Federal University of Viçosa (DER-UFV), Brazil
- Graduate Education
- M.S., Applied Economics, University of São Paulo (ESALQ- USP), Brazil
- Ph.D., Managerial Economics and Agribusiness, Texas A&M University
Areas of Expertise
- Agricultural Economics
- Financial Economics
- Applied Econometrics
- Brazilian Agribusiness
Dr. Yuri Calil is an empirical economist that studies the challenges facing agribusiness organizations. He aims to identify the tools and policies that help overcome these challenges. Serving as Economist-Management for the Coastal Bend, he provides district leadership and coordination for education programs and applied research in his areas of expertise.
Before joining the faculty at Texas A&M University, Dr. Calil worked as an Assistant Professor of Economic and Financial Engineering at the Federal University of Itajubá (Brazil) and as a consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). He conducted research at the University of Chicago, the University of Manitoba, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as Visiting Scholar. His training includes a MicroMaster from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); and courses at IMPA and Babson College.