Robert P. Inman
Robert P. Inman is the Richard King Mellon Professor of Finance and Economics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He received is undergraduate and graduate training in economics at Harvard University. In addition to his appointment as a Professor at the Wharton School, he currently serves as a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA. He is an Associate Editor of the professional journal Regional Science and Urban Economics. He is the editor of three books, The Economics of Public Services (Macmillan Publishing), Managing the Service Economy (Cambridge University Press), and Making Cities Work: Prospects and Policies for Urban America (Princeton University Press). His research focuses on the design and impact of fiscal policies with an emphasis on fiscal federalism.
PhD, Harvard University, 1971; MEd, Harvard University, 1967; AB, Harvard University, 1964
Richard King Mellon Professor of Finance; Professor of Business Economics & Public Policy; Professor of Real Estate
The Wharton School
Michael Chirico, Robert Inman, Charles Loeffler, John MacDonald, Holger Sieg (2017) Procrastination and Property Tax Compliance: Evidence from a Field Experiment, Working Paper.
Robert P. Inman, Gerald Carlito (working paper). Macro Fiscal Policy in Economic Unions: States as Agents, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
Robert P. Inman (working paper). Federalism’s Values and the Value of Federalism.
Robert P. Inman (working paper). States in Fiscal Distress, NBER, Working Paper No. 16086.