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Antonio Saravia

Associate Professor of Economics, Director of the Center for the Study of Economics and Liberty

Antonio Saravia


Bolivian Catholic University, B.S. in Economics
Georgetown University, M.A. in Economics and Public Policy
Arizona State University, M.S. in Economics
Arizona State University, Ph.D. in Economics


Dr. Saravia holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Arizona State University, an M.S. in Economics from Arizona State University, an M.A. in Economics and Public Policy from Georgetown University and a B.S. in Economics from Bolivian Catholic University.

Dr. Saravia has more than fifteen years of academic experience. Prior to joining Mercer University, Dr. Saravia held faculty appointments at Arizona State University, American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Georgia State University. Dr. Saravia's research interests are in the areas of institutional economics, political economy and the foundations of capitalism. His work has appeared in highly reputed academic journals such as Constitutional Political Economy, Review of Development Economics and The Cato Journal among others.

Dr. Saravia also brings important private sector and consulting experience into the classroom. From 2011 to 2013 he served as a senior economist at Deloitte & Touche, LLP where he performed industrial organization and transfer pricing analysis on behalf of multinational corporations operating in a wide range of industries. Dr. Saravia has also provided consulting services with the Dubai Economic Council in the UAE, the Institute for Advanced Development Studies in Bolivia, and the Latin American Institute of Development and Social Studies in Chile.

Office Hours

Monday: 9:50-10:50 a.m. and 2:50-3:50 p.m.

Wednesday and Friday: 9:50-10:50 a.m.

Course Information

Fall 2018
Principles of Macroeconomics 1 MWF 9:00 to 9:50 am
Principles of Macroeconomics W3 Online
International Economics MWF 1:00 to 1:50 pm
UNV 101 M 2:00 to 2:50 pm