PhD, University of Pittsburgh, 2014
Martin Saavedra is interested in health economics, labor economics, and economic history. His research focuses on how shocks during early childhood affect the adult labor market and health outcomes. He currently teaches courses in Principles of Economics, Health Economics, and Econometrics.
ECON 101-05 - Principles of Economics: TR 1:30-2:45pm
ECON 491 - Honors Program: W 7:00-9:00pm
ECON 955-06 - Private Reading
ECON 245 - Health Economics: MWF 3:30-4:20pm
ECON 255 - Introduction to Econometrics: MWF 11:00-11:50am
ECON 491 - Honors Program: W 7:00-9:00pm
Martin Saavedra PublishesOctober 19, 2019
Assistant Professor of Economics Martin Saavedra's paper, "A Machine Learning Approach to Improving Occupational Income Scores" has been accepted by the journal Explorations in Economic History.
Martin Saavedra Presents at ConferenceJuly 15, 2019
Associate Professor of Economics Martin Saavedra presented, "Kenji or Kennet: Pearl Harbor and Japanese-American Assimilation" at the National Bureau of Economic Research conference held in July 2019.
Martin Saavedra Presents at the Federal Reserve Bank of ClevelandNovember 3, 2018
Assistant Professor of Economics Martin Saavedra presented a paper on November 3, 2018, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
Martin Saavedra Presents and DiscussesJune 19, 2018
Assistant Professor of Economics Martin Saavedra both discussed and presented a paper at the annual American Society of Health Economists conference.
Martin Saavedra Presents and Serves as DiscussantMarch 8, 2018
Martin Saavedra, assistant professor of economics, presented a paper and served as a discussant at the Liberal Arts Colleges Economic History Workshop 2018 at Mount Holyoke College.
Martin Saavedra Presents Paper on Occupational Income ScoresNovember 21, 2017
Martin Saavedra, assistant professor of economics, presented his paper “Should We Trust Occupational Income Scores?” at University of Michigan, Harvard University, and William & Mary.
Martin Saavedra Presents PaperAugust 3, 2017
Economics Assistant Professor Martin Saavedra was invited to present his paper, “The 1918 Influenza Pandemic and the Fetal Origins Hypothesis: Evidence from Linked Data," at a workshop hosted by National Association of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Martin Saavedra PresentsJuly 12, 2017
Assistant Professor of Economics Martin Saavedra presented at the 92nd Annual Western Economic Association International conference (WEAI) from June 25-29, 2017 in San Diego.
Martin Saavedra Awarded Prize for Best ArticleOctober 5, 2016
Assistant Professor of Economics Martin Saavedra won the Arthur H. Cole prize for the best article in the Journal of Economic History 2015-2016. His paper is titled "Typhoid Fever, Water Quality, and Human Capital Formation."
The Arthur H. Cole Prize is awarded annually by the Editorial Board of the Journal of Economic History for the best article in the previous year’s volume of the Journal.
Martin Saavedra PublishesFebruary 20, 2016
“Mitigating the Effects of Low Birth Weight: Evidence from Randomly Assigned Adoptees” by Assistant Professor of Economics Martin Saavedra has been published in the American Journal of Health Economics. Brian Beach, assistant professor of economics at the College of William and Mary, served as the corresponding author.
Martin Saavedra Presents PaperNovember 24, 2015
Assistant Professor of Economics Martin Saavedra presented his paper "Early-Life Disease Exposure and Occupational Status: The Impact of Yellow Fever during the 19th Century" November 23 at the Southern Economic Association 85th Annual Meetings in New Orleans. Saavedra also served as a discussant on the paper "Long-Term Effects of Access to Health Care: Medical Missions in Colonial India" by Rossella Calvi of Boston College.
See the program for the meetings on this webpage.
Martin Saavedra Paper PublishedFebruary 26, 2015
The paper "School Quality and Educational Attainment: Japanese American Internment as a Natural Experiment" by Martin Saavedra, assistant professor of economics, has been accepted by the journal Explorations in Economic History.