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    Food and Resource Economics Department

Edgar Marcillo - Post-Doctoral Associate

Edgar is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Food and Resource Economics Department. She holds a B.Sc. in Economics and an M.Sc. in Applied Economics, both from the Universidad del Valle in Colombia. His current research focuses on analyzing the impact of some environmental risks on the profitability of the aquaculture industry in Florida. In addition to this, he conducts research on international development in Latin America and Africa, utilizing impact evaluation methodologies, particularly causal inference. His research encompasses various topics, including gender inequalities, armed conflict, crime, and international trade. With several years of experience working for Colombia's research and public policy design institutions, he anticipates securing a role within an academic institution, research agency, or national/international organization. Edgar aims to collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to devise solutions for the complex challenges in natural resources and international development.

Edgar Marcillo


MCCB 1094-D

  • Research
  • Education
    • Ph.D. in Applied Economics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Aug. 2018 - Aug. 2022
      • Specialization in Development Economics and Agricultural Economics
    • M.Sc. in Applied Economics, Universidad del Valle Cali, Colombia, Aug. 2008 - Dec. 2011
      • Specialization in Labor Economics and Economic Growth
    • B.Sc. in Economics, Universidad del Valle Cali, Colombia, Aug. 1999 - Dec. 2004
  • Publications