Nathan Hart, MS
Nathan manages a portfolio of clients in various industries, guiding strategy and helping solve complex questions using advanced statistical methods and data analytics. Nathan helps lead Mather’s wine practice, authoring white papers and case studies in the industry, and acting as a trusted advisor on wine club churn, reacquisition, pricing optimization, and tasting room analytics.
Before joining Mather Economics, Nathan lived in Haiti and served as the Director of Economic Development for Respire Haiti, an NGO outside Port-au-Prince, where he was responsible for designing and scaling economic development initiatives, running a microfinance program, and working alongside small businesses to improve financial literacy and economics of scale. After moving back to the U.S., Nathan worked as an Economist, where he worked on impact evaluation projects for some of the largest foundations and economic development organizations in North America.
Nathan holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Tennessee at Martin and a master’s degree in Economics from American University. He had the opportunity to present his research on returns to education and potential marginalization in Haiti at the 3rd International Conference on Economics and Development. Nathan also serves as a junior board member for Respire Haiti.
What are some causes you care about?
I have a passion for better understanding development issues and being an advocate for effective poverty alleviation in low-income countries. Gender equity, quality and inclusive education, capital efficiency, and institutional framework are some of the issues I am most interested in.
If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
Vietnam. The street food is phenomenal, the people are warm and welcoming, and the country offers a diverse mix of nature, cultural heritage, and bustling city life. Iceland is a close second.