Meghir joined UCL in 1985, where I remained until 2010. He is currently Professor of Economics at Yale University. His research spans a broad set of fields, including family economics, household consumption, savings and labor supply behavior, wage determination and earnings dynamics, educational choice and its effects on wages and individual careers, the impact of quality of education, intergenerational transmission of education and health and the economics of crime.
Meghir received a B.A. (with Honors) in Economics and Econometrics, an M.A. in Economics, and a Ph.D. in Economics, all from the University of Manchester in 1979, 1980, and 1985 respectively.