Peter Savelyev is an Assistant Professor in Economics at The College of William & Mary, USA. His primary research interests are in the field of health economics and the emerging fields of the economics of human development and genoeconomics.

In his recent papers he investigates how genetic endowments, cognitive skills, socioemotional skills, and educational investments shape health and longevity, how parents allocate resources among their children based on children’s genetic endowments, and how children’s genetic endowments interact with parental socioeconomic status.

Savelyev received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago in June 2011. Prior to coming to The College of William and Mary he worked at Vanderbilt University. He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in March 2016 and became an IZA Fellow in November 2021.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14600
Peter A. Savelyev, Benjamin C. Ward, Robert F. Krueger, Matt McGue
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13118
published in: Journal of Human Capital, 2020, 14 (3), 371 - 400
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11213
forthcoming in: American Journal of Health Economics
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7040
published in: American Economic Review, 2013, 103 (6), 2052-86
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4533
published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2010, 94 (1-2), 114-128
IZA Policy Paper No. 17
published in: Arthur Reynolds, Arthur Rolnick, Michelle Englund, and Judy A. Temple (eds.), Childhood Programs and Practices in the First Decade of Life: A Human Capital Integration . New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010, 366 - 380