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Kevin Shaver

  • Teaching Associate Professor

Kevin joined the Department of Economics at the University of Pittsburgh in the fall of 2016. He primarily teaches courses on microeconomic theory at the introductory, intermediate and master’s levels. Other courses he teaches at Pitt focus on topics including game theory and the political economy of the state. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he has served as academic advisor for students majoring in economics since fall 2017. 

He earned his BA in Philosophy and Economics in 1996 and his MA in Economics in 1998 from the University of Kansas. He received a PhD in Economics in 2009 from Washington University in St. Louis. 

Research Interests: Economics Pedagogy, Applied Microeconomics, Industrial Organization, and Public Economics.