Peter Lugthart

Peter Lugthart
  • Applied Economics Doctoral Student

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    3733 Spruce Street, 300 Vance Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Research Interests: Environmental economics, public economics, land use and natural resources



BA in Economics and Biology, Williams College (2018)

Work Experience

Research Analyst, Global Poverty Action Lab at the Kellogg School of Business (2018 – 2021)

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Awards and Honors

NSF Graduate Research Fellowships Program

    Knowledge at Wharton

    Is Owning a Home Today Worth the Price?

    Wharton real estate professor Benjamin Keys offers a bleak forecast for home buyers, despite mortgage interest rates rising above 6% for the first time since 2008.Read More

    Knowledge @ Wharton - 9/20/2022
    The Prepared Leader: A Conversation with Erika James and Lynn Perry Wooten

    Wharton Dean Erika James and Simmons University President Lynn Perry Wooten discuss their new book, 'The Prepared Leader,' and how they found the motivation and the staying power during the pandemic to write it.Read More

    Knowledge @ Wharton - 9/20/2022
    How Investors Value Firms’ Political or NGO Ties

    Amid global anti-corruption campaigns, investors reward firms with indirect influence over those with direct political ties, according to research co-authored by Wharton’s Aline Gatignon.Read More

    Knowledge @ Wharton - 9/19/2022