University of Vermont

School of Business Administration

James F. Gatti, Ph.D. Emeritus

Contact Information
Office: 234 Kalkin
Phone:
E-Mail: James.Gatti@uvm.edu

Dr. Gatti retired effective June 1, 2011. He joined the UVM faculty in 1972 after completing his graduate work at Cornell. He has worked as a research economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and has been a consultant to numerous local and national firms and public agencies. He teaches in the areas of managerial finance, security analysis and portfolio theory, and financial institutions and markets. Dr. Gatti's recent research focuses on long run risk and return of investing in alternative financial instruments. Some of the areas in which Dr. Gatti has done research are portfolio performance, joint cost allocations, transfer pricing, financial regulation and innovation, security pricing, monetary theory and public finance. His research has been published by the Academic Press, and in Public Budgeting and Financial Management, Financial Management, The National Tax Journal, Quarterly Review of Economics and Business, Management Accounting, The Eastern Economic Review, Cost and Management, Journal of Financial Statement Analysis, Real Estate Economics, and Journal of Education Finance.

Suggested topics for comment:
School aid systems; deposit insurance; bank regulation; investments.

Affiliations:
American Economic Association; American Finance Association; Financial Management Association; Eastern Finance Association; Western Economic Association.

Publication History

Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • zz-Gatti, J. F.; Grinnell, D. J. - "Joint Cost Allocations: Measuring and Promoting Productivity and Quality Improvements" (Refereed) - Journal of Cost Management - 2000 - v. 14, no. 4, pp. 13-21
  • zz-Gatti, J. F. - "The Taxpayer Subsidy of Freddie Mac" (Refereed) - Illinois Real Estate Letter - 2000 - pp. October
  • zz-Gatti, J. F.; Grinnell, D. J.; Jensen, O. W. - "Replicating a Free Market for Internal Transactions: An Alternative Approach to Transfer Pricing" (Refereed) - The Journal of Economics and Business Studies - 1997 - v. 3, no. 2 (Winter/Spring 1996-97), pp. 43 - 62 [View publication] [Show/Hide Abstract]
  • Dempsey, S.; zz-Gatti, J. F.; Grinnell, D. J.; Cats-Baril, W. - "The Use of Strategic Performance Variables as Leading Indicators in Financial Analysts' Forecasts" (Refereed) - The Journal of Financial Statement Analysis - 1997 - v. 2, no. Summer, 4, pp. 61-79 [View publication] [Show/Hide Abstract]
  • zz-Gatti, J. F. - "Valuing the Implicit Government Guarantee of GSE Obligations: The Case of Freddie Mac" (Refereed) - Real Estate Economics - 1997 - v. 25, no. 3, pp. 107-139
  • zz-Gatti, J. F. - "Discounting Negative Cash Flows: Estimating the Value of Government Guarantees" (Refereed) - Public Budgeting and Financial Management - 1993 - v. 5, no. 3, pp. 551-572
  • zz-Gatti, J. F.; Grinnell, D. J. - "The Choice of Transfer Price and Profit Penalty" (Refereed) - Proceedings of the 1993 Annual Conference of the Northeast Business and Economics Assoc. - 1993 - pp. 13-15
  • zz-Gatti, J. F. - "The Costs of Resolving Failed Thrifts: Is FIRREA an Improvement" (Refereed) - Public Budgeting and Financial Management - 1993 - v. 5, no. 3, pp. 627-650
  • zz-Gatti, J. F.; Grinnell, D. J. - "Marginal Cost vs. Laissez Faire Transfer Pricing" (Refereed) - Northeast Regional Decision Sciences Annual Conference - 1989 - pp. Baltimore, MD, March
  • zz-Gatti, J. F.; Grinnell, D. J.; Cats-Baril, W. - "Making Transfer Pricing Fit Your Needs" (Refereed) - CMA: The Management Accounting Magazine - 1988 - v. 62, no. 5, pp. 40-49
  • zz-Gatti, J. F.; Grinnell, D. J.; Cats-Baril, W. - "Transfer Pricing Policy in a Dynamic Market" (Refereed) - Management Accounting - 1988 - v. LXIX, no. 8, pp. 30-33
  • zz-Gatti, J. F.; Grinnell, D. J.; Cats-Baril, W. - "Joint Product Costing in the Semiconductor Industry" (Refereed) - Management Accounting - 1986 - v. LXVII, no. 8, pp. 28-35 [Show/Hide Abstract]
  • zz-Gatti, J. F.; zz-Tashman, L. - "Equalizing Matching Grants and the Allocative and Distributive Objectives of Public School Financing" (Refereed) - National Tax Journal - 1984 - v. 29, no. 4, pp. 461-476 [View publication] [Show/Hide Abstract]
  • zz-Gatti, J. F. - "Risk and Return on Corporate Bonds: A Synthesis" (Refereed) - Quarterly Review of Economics and Business - 1983 - no. Summer, pp. 53-70
  • zz-Gatti, J. F.; Mills, J. R.; McTague, P. J. - "The Feasibility of Small Denomination Consumer Note Issues as a Source of Funds for Non Financial Borrowers" (Refereed) - Financial Management/ Blackwell Publishing - 1981 - v. 10, no. No. 4/Autumn, pp. 41-53 [View publication] [Show/Hide Abstract]
  • zz-Shirland, L. E.; zz-Gatti, J. F. - "An Application of a Multi-Tour Routing Problem" (Refereed) - Proceedings: 1980 Spring Annual Conference - American Institute of Industrial Engineers - 1980 - no. April, pp. 329-334
  • zz-Gatti, J. F.; zz-Tashman, L. - "Wealth Neutrality and Local Choice in Public Education: Additional Evidence: Reply" (Refereed) - Journal of Education Finance - 1980 - v. 5, no. 3, Winter, pp. 329-330
  • zz-Gatti, J. F.; zz-Tashman, L. - "The Wealth Neutrality of District Power Equalizing Grants in Public School Financing: Additional Evidence" (Refereed) - Journal of Education Finance - 1978 - v. 4, no. Fall, pp. 213-224 [View publication] [Show/Hide Abstract]
  • zz-Gatti, J. F. - "The Definition of Money: A Critique of the Conceptual Framework" (Refereed) - Eastern Economic Journal - 1975 - v. 2 (1975), no. 3 (July), pp. 235-242
Journal Article, Public or Trade Journal
  • zz-Gatti, J. F.; Spahr, R. W. - "The Value of Federal Sponsorship: The Case of Freddie Mac" - Real Estate Economics - 2003 - v. 25, no. 3, pp. 453-485 [View publication] [Show/Hide Abstract]
Conference Proceeding
  • zz-Gatti, J. F.; zz-Tashman, L. - "Equalizing Matching Grants and State Aid to Education" (Refereed) - Eastern Finance Association Annual Conference - 1976
Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • zz-Gatti, J. F. - "Reindustrialization: A Cure Worse Than The Disease?" (Refereed) - The Limits of Government Regulation/Academic Press - 1981 - no. 10, pp. 167-86 ,
Book, Scholarly-New
  • zz-Gatti, J. F. - "The Limits of Government Regulation" (Refereed) - Academic Press - 1981 - no. 10, September, ,
Research Report
  • zz-Gatti, J. F.; Dempsey, S. - "Fixed Income Sectors: A Primer on the High-Yield Bond Market" - Dwight Asset Management Company - 2006
  • zz-Gatti, J. F.; zz-Tashman, L. - "Report of the Governor's Panel on State Aid to Education" - State of Vermont - 1975 [Show/Hide Abstract]
Working Paper
  • Cats-Baril, W.; zz-Gatti, J. F.; Grinnell, D. J. - "Strategic Performance Measurement: Identification of the Leading Indicators of Organizational Performance and Success" - Eastern Financial Association Annual Conference - 1999 [View publication] [Show/Hide Abstract]
Monograph
  • zz-Gatti, J. F.; Spahr, R. W. - "The Burden of Government Sponsored Enterprises: The Case of The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation" (Refereed) - CATO Public Policy Studies - 1992 [Show/Hide Abstract]
Book, Non-Scholarly-New
  • zz-Gatti, J. F. - "The Limits of Government Regulation" - New York, Academic Press - 1981 ,