Tyler Saxon

Tyler Saxon
Tyler Saxon

Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

Kirner-Johnson 131

Tyler Saxon worked as a financial institution specialist for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation shortly after the 2008 financial crisis, then earned his doctorate in economics. Saxon’s research focuses on how militarization of the economy influences gender in the economy.

He earned his doctorate in economics from Colorado State University and his bachelor's in finance from the University of Arizona. Outside of economics and political economy, Saxon is interested in film, jazz, classical music, biking, and playing basketball. He grew up in Chandler, Arizona.

Recent Courses Taught

Economic Statistics
Economics of Gender

Research Interests

Political Economy, Environmental Economics, Institutional Economics, Feminist Economics, Public Finance, Research and Development, Technological Change, Banking and Financial Institutions, Inequality

Appointed to the Faculty: 2018

Educational Background

Ph.D., Colorado State University
B.S., University of Arizona

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