Доц. Мартин Иванов има докторска степен в областта на икономическата история, а в момента преподава в Катедра “Социология” към Софийски университет “Св. Климент Охридски”. Има магистърски степени по история и право.
Някои от публикуваните му книги са:
- The Gross Domestic Product of Bulgaria, 1870–1945. Sofia: Ciela, 2012.
- The Networking Capitalism: Bulgarian Commercial Bank and its Dependent Companies, 1890–1914. Sofia: Gutenberg, 2010.
- Bulgarian Business Elites, 1912–1947, 1989–2005, Sofia: East-West, 2009. (co-authored with Georgi Ganev).
- Bulgarian Foreign Public Debt, 1878–1990, vol. 1–3, Sofia: Bulgarian National Bank, 2009. (co-authored with Daniel Vachkov and Cvetana Todorova)
- The Foreign Debt of Communist Bulgaria, 1944–1989. Sofia: Institute for the Studies of the Recent Past, 2007. (co-authored with Daniel Vachkov)
- Reformism without Reforms: The Political Economy of Bulgarian Communism 1944–1989. Sofia: Institute for the Studies of the Recent Past, 2007.
- The Political Games with Foreign Debt. Bulgarian Etudes of Economic Crisis and Progress. Sofia: Sofia University Publishing House, 2002.
Сред научните му статии са:
- ‘Disciplining the ‘Black Sheep of the Balkans’: Financial Supervision and Sovereignty in Bulgaria, 1902-38’, Economic History Review, 64 (2011): 1, pp. 30–51. (With Adam Tooze).
- ‘Convergence or Decline on Europe’s Southeastern Periphery? Agriculture, Population and GNP in Bulgaria 1892–1945’, Journal of Economic History, 67 (2007): 3, pp. 672–704. (With Adam Tooze).
- ‘Understanding Social and Economic Developments in the Periphery: Bulgarian National Income, 1892–1924’, East-Central Europe, 34–35 (2007/2008), 1–2: 221–244.
- ‘Effective Exchange Rates in Bulgaria 1897–1939’, in Workshops Proceedings of OeNB Workshop. The Experience of Exchange Rate Regimes in Southeastern Europe in a Historical and Comparative Perspective. Second Conference of the South-Eastern European Monetary History Network, April 13, 2007. Austrian National Bank, Vienna: 2008, pp. 180–198 (with Kalina Dimitrova and Ralitsa Simeonova-Ganeva)
- ‘Bulgarian National Income between 1892 and 1924’, Bulgarian National Bank Discussion Papers, 54, 2006. [публикувана и на български]