Peter Mieszkowski

Peter Mieszkowski is a Professor Emeritus who joined the economics department in 1981 as the Cline Professor of Economics and Finance. Professor Mieszkowski earned his PhD from Johns Hopkins University and has previously held positions at the University of Houston, Queen's University (Canada), and Yale University. His research centers on public finance, urban economics and health economics. Professor Mieszkowski is the 2009 recipient of the Daniel M. Holland Medal, which is the most prestigious award given by the National Tax Association and recognizes lifetime achievement in the theory and practice of public finance.

Research Areas

Public Finance, Urban Economics, and Health Economics


Ph.D., Economics, Johns Hopkins University, 1963

M.A., Economics, McGill University, 1959

B.A., Chemistry, McGill University, 1957


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