Heitor Pellegrina 
Assistant Professor of Economics 
New York University Abu Dhabi

Research Interests: trade and development with a focus on agricultural trade, food security, and economic geography.

Office Address
A5 Office 195 
NYU Abu Dhabi
Saadiyat Campus 
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Tel: 401-743-5696


Working Papers

The Causes and Consequences of the Spatial Organization of Agriculture in Brazil (August 2017) 

Agricultural Trade and the Geography of Deforestation: Evidence from the Brazilian Amazon (October 2015 version, new version coming soon) 


Patterns and Processes of Pasture to Crop Conversion in Brazil: Evidence from Mato Grosso State
Land Use Policy. 2016. 55, 108-120 
with Cohn, A., Gil, D.B., Toledo, C., & Berger, T.
The Impact of a Decade of Agricultural Change on Urban Economic Growth in Mato Grosso 
PLOS 2015 10(4)
with Peter Richards, Stephanie Spera, and Leah VanWey