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Professor Peter Tyler

  • College positions:

    External Director of Studies in Land Economy

  • University positions:

    University Professor

    Fellow and Dean at St Catharine's College

  • Subject:


MA, MSc, PhD


Research interests

I am a Professor in urban and regional economics in the University of Cambridge, Fellow and President at St. Catharine's College. I have an extensive track record in undertaking research in urban and regional economics with a particular emphasis on the evaluation of policy.  I have been a Project Director for over seventy major research projects for Government, resulting in the publication of forty research monographs of which twenty-four have been of book length.  Besides my work in the United Kingdom for HM Government, I have also undertaken research for the European Commission, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, UN Habitat III and a number of national governments countries on urban, regional, industrial and evaluation policy.  I am a Master of the Royal Town Planning Institute, a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and an Academician of the Learned Society for Social Sciences.