Conversation on Pakistan's Economy

Apr 15, 2022, 8:00 pm8:00 pm
301 Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building


Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance
Event Description

In-Person      Zoom Registration

This event will be held in hybrid format, both on Zoom and in person. Registration is required for either attendance option. In-person attendance is restricted to current Princeton University ID holders. Open to the public on Zoom.

**Dinner will be served beginning at 7:30pm.

Join us for a moderated conversation with Prof. Atif Mian about Pakistan's economy.

Atif Mian is John H. Laporte, Jr. Class of 1967 Professor of Economics, Public Policy and Finance at Princeton University, and Director of the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance at the Woodrow Wilson School. He holds a bachelors degree in Mathematics with Computer Science and Ph.D. in Economics from MIT. Prior to joining Princeton in 2012 he taught at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Chicago Booth School of business. Professor Mian's work studies the connections between finance and the macro economy. His latest book, House of Debt, with Amir Sufi builds upon powerful new data to describe how debt precipitated the Great Recession. The book explains why debt continues to threaten the global economy, and what needs to be done to fix the financial system. House of Debt is critically acclaimed by The New York Times, Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal,The Economist, and The Atlantic among others. Professor Mian's research has appeared in top academic journals, including the American Economic ReviewEconometrica, Quarterly Journal of EconomicsJournal of FinanceReview of Financial Studies and Journal of Financial Economics.