PhD, Northwestern University
MA, University of Western Ontario
BA, McGill University
C.D. Howe Institute Academic Adviser on Economic Growth and Innovation
Peter Howitt is Professor of Economics at Brown University.
He taught at the University of Western Ontario from 1972 to 1996 and at the Ohio State University from 1996 to 2000.
He has written extensively on the foundations of macroeconomics and monetary theory, on Canadian monetary policy and on the theory of economic growth.
His work on economic growth, which has been published in many journal articles and two books, stresses the importance of innovation, technological change, competition and productivity.