Juan Saavedra

Economist, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social policy research

Juan Esteban Saavedra is an Economist at the Dornsife Center for Economic and Social policy research with a research focus on development economics, labour economics and the economics of education. He has published peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on topics that include vouchers for private schooling, the impact of educational resources on attainment, college value added and job training.

His current research projects include work on the collegiate and labour market impacts of school vouchers, the returns to college selectivity, the long term educational and employment impacts of conditional cash transfer and job training programs, charter school impacts, teacher quality and savings in low-income populations. He is currently the principal investigator for two randomised demonstration projects in Mexico and Colombia investigating, respectively, the impacts of a pilot charter school and how content, intensity and exposure to financial information affect savings among low-income youth.

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Events

  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey