Martin is a Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Oxford. He gained an Economics PhD from the University of Southern California in 2011, and a Physics PhD from the University of Hamburg in 2006.
Martin's primary research field is econometrics, with a special focus on the analysis of longitudinal data and social networks. His work is in particularly concerned with high-dimensional statistical problems that arise in the analysis of microeconomic data. His research on social networks combines methods from statistics and graph theory, and explores new connections between those two fields.