Salvador Navarro is a Professor of Economics and W. Glenn Campbell Fellow at the University of Western Ontario. He is also affiliated with the Institute for Research on Poverty and the Center for Demography and Ecology at Wisconsin. His research focuses on questions of identification in applied microeconomics problems. He has worked on topics related to education (credit constraints and information, effects of grade retention policy), crime (deterrence and the death penalty), discrimination (racial profiling), identification of dynamic models (dynamic treatment models, dynamic discrete choice models with aggregate data) and the analysis of plant level productivity amongst others.
Navarro received an A.B. in Economics from ITESM Monterrey in 1996, an M.A. in Economics from El Colegio de Mexico in 1996, and an M.A. and Ph.D. both in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2001 and 2005 respectively.