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Elizabeth Savoca

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Office Hours: Spring 2015 Tue 2:45-4:45; Wed by appt.


Elizabeth Savoca teaches courses in introductory and intermediate macroeconomics, statistics, econometrics and population economics. She is an applied econometrician who has written on labor market turnover in the late 19th century (with Susan Carter), tort reforms governing medical malpractice disputes (with James Hughes), professional regulations and the quality of health care (with Deborah Haas-Wilson), the labor market consequences of combat- related post-traumatic stress disorder (with Robert Rosenheck) and on the effects of federal financial-aid policies on college enrollments.

Savoca's current research focuses on econometric issues related to survey measures of mental illness. She has held a visiting faculty position at the University of Virginia and has served on the President's Council of Economic Advisers. Her research has been funded by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health, including a FIRST Award.