Peter Passell
Milken Institute,

Peter Passell is a senior fellow at the Milken Institute in Santa Monica, as well as the editor of its quarterly journal on economic policy, The Milken Institute Review. Before coming to the Milken Institute, he taught at Columbia University and subsequently joined the staff of The New York Times to write about economics. He holds a PhD in economics from Yale University, and is the author of numerous books and articles (technical and popular) on subjects ranging from the economics of crime to the economic origins of the Civil War. He is the co-founder of