Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Costs of War

Heidi Peltier

Research Fellow, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Heidi Peltier has written extensively on the employment impacts of public spending, including in the areas of green growth as well as demilitarization. Her research focuses on how the public sector can serve the public good, including by putting the economy on a path toward sustainable development, as well as demilitarizing federal spending in order to shift funds to other areas of public interest. Heidi has consulted with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, the International Labour Organization, the U.S. Department of Energy, and various other organizations.

Areas of Interest: Economic costs, job creation, public investment