Before he became a member of the Maryland faculty, Peter Coughlin was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard, Stanford, Oxford and Carnegie Mellon Universities. The Association for Public Policy and Management has given him its James L. Barr award in Public Economics. He has also been a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford.
Areas of Interest
- Social Choice
- Voting Theory
- Applied Game Theory
Degree TypePhDDegree DetailsState University of New York at Albany, 1976
|Course Name||Course Title||Semester||Syllabus|
|ECON451||Public Choice||Fall 2022|
|ECON451||Public Choice||Spring 2022|
|ECON451||Public Choice||Fall 2021|
|ECON451||Public Choice||Spring 2021|
- A Model of Electoral Competition with Interest Groups, , Economics Letters 32(4 ), 307-311, April .
- Electoral Politics, Interest Groups, and the Size of Government, , Economic Inquiry 28(4 ), 682-705, October .
Department of Economics
coughlin [at] umd.edu