Bachelor in Economics, University Manchester, 1979. Master of Arts in Economics, University Manchester, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Manchester, 1985.
He was awarded the Ragnar Frisch Medal in 2000 for the article Estimating Labour Supply Responses using Tax Reforms (with Richard Blundell and Alan Duncan) in Econometrica. He was head of the economics department at University College London from 2004 to 2007. He was elected a fellow of the British Academy in 2005.
Currently Meghir is the Douglas A. Warner III Professor of Economics at Yale University.
With Greek Navy, 1989-1990. Member Royal Economics Society, Econometric Society M C.
Married Sofia Skalistiri, January 3, 1987. Children: Alexi, Clio.