Peter Howitt (economist)

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Peter W. Howitt
Born (1946-05-31) May 31, 1946 (age 70)
Nationality Canadian
Institution Brown University
Field New Dynamics, Monetary economics, Macroeconomics
Alma mater Northwestern University
University of Western Ontario
McGill University
John O. Ledyard
Roger Farmer
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Peter Wilkinson Howitt (born May 31, 1946) is a Canadian economist. He is the Lyn Crost Professor of Social Sciences at Brown University. Howitt is a Fellow of the Econometric Society since 1994 and a Fellow of Royal Society of Canada since 1992. He served as President of the Canadian Economics Association in 1993–1994 and was the editor of the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking in the period 1997–2000.[citation needed]

Selected works[edit]



  • Howitt, Peter; Clower, Robert (1999). The emergence of economic organization. Cleveland. [1]


  1. ^ "The Emergence of Economic Organization" (PDF). Retrieved 12 March 2014. 

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