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Jonathan R. Peters is a professor of finance in the Business Department at The College of Staten Island of The City University of New York and a Research Fellow at The University Transportation Research Center at The City College of New York. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the City University of New York and his Masters in Economics from Hunter College.

Dr. Peters previously worked in the Finance Division of AT&T Corporation where he was a subject matter expert on immigration and international finance. He serves on the Economics of Pricing Subcommittee of the National Academies of Science Transportation Research Board and the Board of the City University Institute for Urban Systems. His work on public-private partnerships was published in 2006 by the New York State Department of Transportation. He has previously published in The Journal of Applied Finance, Transportation Quarterly and most recently in Public Works Management & Policy. He currently conducts research in the areas of regional planning, road and mass transit financing, corporate and public sector performance metrics, capital costs and performance management.

Title Sponsor(s)
Economic Competitiveness – Performance Measures for Transportation (Phase 1) New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), Research and Innovative Technology Administration / USDOT (RITA)
Impacts of Deferred Investment on Capital and Operating Budgets Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)
Regional Financing Options Study New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC)
Utilizing Digital Exhaust from Smartphone Applications for Transportation Planning, Continuous Measurement and Market Analysis University Transportation Research Center (UTRC)
UTRC Research Initiative
Year Title
2016 Regional Financing Options Study