Bachelor of Arts in Economics magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1963; Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Harvard University, 1969.
Commodity analyst, W.R. Grace and Company. New York City, 1964-1966;
assistant professor economics, Food Research Institute, Stanford University, 1968-1974;
associate professor, Food Research Institute, Stanford University, 1974-1975;
economics advisory, Indonesian National Planning Agency, Harvard Advisory Group, Jakarta, 1970-1971;
Higher Education Babcock professor food economics, Cornell Univercity, 1975-1977;
professor economics of food and agriculture School Public Health, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1977-1980;
John D. Black professor agriculture and business, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1980-1986;
professor development studies at large, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1986-1988;
Thomas D. Cabot professor development studies, at large, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1988-1998;
dean Graduate School International Rels., professor development studies, University of California, San Diego, since 1998. Hibbard lecturer University of Wisconsin, 1993.
Consultant on food and agriculture.
(Book by Timmer, Professor C. Peter)
(Book by Peter Timmer)
Member American Economics Association, American Agricultural Economics Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Carol Falb, August 31, 1963. Children: Anne Carol, Ashley Susan.