- McCormick Foundation Professor in the Harris School of Public Policy Studies
Meyer received his B.A. and M.A. in economics at Northwestern University and his Ph.D. in economics from MIT. He was a faculty member in the Economics Department at Northwestern University from 1987-2004, and he also served as a visiting professor at University College London and Princeton University.
Meyer has advised the U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance, Human Resources Development Canada, Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation, and Mathematical Policy Research.