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Pietro F. Peretto

Professor of Economics
Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708-0097
241 Social Sciences, Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708


Peretto is a macroeconomist who studies the sources and effects of technological change mainly using endogenous growth theory. With this focus, he has studied international trade, growth and innovation, market structure, corporate taxation, industrial organization, development and the environment, R&D, demography, and more. He has been publishing his research for nearly three decades and has had his work appear in books and leading academic journals. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Growth.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor of Economics · 2009 - Present Economics, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Education, Training & Certifications

Yale University · 1994 Ph.D.