Faculty Emeritus

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.

James F. Gatti


  • Ph.D.