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Steve Nivin, Ph. D.

Associate Professor

Director of the SABÉR Research Institute, St. Mary’s University

Director of the St. Mary’s Neighborhood Revitalization Project, St. Mary’s University

Chair of the Department of Economics, St. Mary’s University

Biographical Sketch

Steve Nivin, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in Economics St. Mary's University. Dr. Nivin has extensive experience consulting with communities throughout the country on cost-benefits analyses, and has worked routinely with the City of San Antonio to assess community programming effectiveness.

Given his expertise, we sought out consultation with Dr. Nivin on the cost-benefit analysis for the NRLC project Leveraging Transdermal Alcohol Monitoring to Reduce Drinking among DWI Defendants (R01-AA014988). 

Research Interests

  • Economic development
  • Cost-benefit analysis


Year Degree Major Institution
Ph. D. Political economy University of Texas at Dallas
MA Political economy University of Texas at Dallas
BA Economics Austin College