Peter Savelyev is an Assistant Professor of Economics at The College of William & Mary, USA. His primary research interests are in the field of health economics, economics of human capital, genoeconomics, and economics of human development.
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. Prior to coming to The College of William & Mary, he worked at Vanderbilt University.
Savelyev received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago in June 2011.