Areas of Expertise
Adam Scavette grew up in New Jersey's Atlantic County and has experienced firsthand how the highs and lows of the tourism and gaming industries impacted people in his community. These personal anecdotes and his time studying abroad informed his research interests, which include local economic issues, labor economics, transportation economics, and the opioid crisis.
Adam joined the Bank in 2011 and produces the Bank’s monthly Nonmanufacturing Business Outlook Survey. He also creates a quarterly forecast of key economic variables of the U.S. and the Third District states. His transportation research has appeared in Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, and Travel Weekly and on NPR and CityObservatory.
He has a master’s degree in engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree in economics from the University of Edinburgh, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Villanova University.