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Michael Peters is Assistant Professor of Economics at Yale University. He is a macroeconomist with a focus on development economics and long run economic growth. He has worked on the importance of imperfect competition in product markets in Indonesia, the process of creative destruction – or lack thereof – in the manufacturing sector in India, and the long-run consequences of population movements in Europe after the Second World War. After receiving his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Michael spent one year as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Cowles Foundation and subsequently held an Assistant Professor position at the London School of Economics (LSE).
Posts by Michael Peters
Structural transformation that involves a shift from agriculture straight to services, is a cause of concern to many scholars as an expanding service sector might be a pale substitute to technical pro...
In developed countries, many industrial giants have humble beginnings as small, family-owned businesses, but nonetheless expand to hundreds of thousands of employees over time by relying on professio...