Timothy H Savage

Clinical Assistant Professor

Schack Institute of Real Estate

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Dr. Timothy Savage is a clinical assistant professor of real estate at the Schack Institute of Real Estate, where he is the Program Coordinator of Data Science and the Faculty Director of Hirsh Fellows. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the NAIOP Research Foundation, where he provides industry commentary and demand forecasting for office and industrial properties. Tim is the former Senior Managing Economist and Principal Data Scientist of CBRE Econometric Advisors. He is a data scientist with nearly 20 years of experience at international firms such as Charles River Associates and Navigant Consulting. His general focus is the use of machine learning to evaluate business strategy. He speaks frequently to institutional investors in commercial real estate on macroeconomics, monetary policy, and the potential impacts of big data and technological change. His research has been twice discussed in the Economist, and he has addressed the National League of Cities on uses of big data in policymaking. His commentary has appeared in the Economist, Vox Media and the Wall Street Journal. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.