Thursday, Mar 22, 2018
Globalization has fueled greater global economic growth but has also been a highly disruptive force that has fed the rise of populism, the deepening of income inequality, the rise of anti-immigrant sentiment and the increase in financial systemic risk. What is the future of globalization and what policies can meet its challenges?
Monday, Mar 5, 2018
The Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF) was well represented at the American Economic Association’s 2018 annual meeting.
Friday, Mar 2, 2018
Developing economies need to push ahead with sweeping reforms to build new infrastructure, educate its labor force and improve business environment to catch a new wave of industrial changes, the executive director of the World Bank’s board, Otaviano Canuto, told Princeton University students on Thursday (Feb 15).
Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018
A recent study conducted in India, reveals that a flexible repayment option improves borrowers’ business outcomes without undermining repayment rates. Lenders in developing countries need to adopt a more customized approach towards borrowers.
Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017
The need for a more risk-sharing alternative to traditional mortgage debt is the key lesson to be drawn from the Great Recession that is the conclusion of Atif Mian, Director of the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance and co-author of House of Debt, who recently visited the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.
Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017
In the Financial Times article, "How Donald Trump uses tribal loyalty to drive economic optimism" by Gillian Tett, Atif's paper (co-authored with Amir Sufi and Nasim Khoshkhou), states “Partisan bias is exerting a stronger influence on economic expectations over time . . .”
Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
Uwe Reinhardt, renowned Princeton University health economist and beloved professor, died on November 13, 2017. He was 80 years old.
Monday, Nov 6, 2017
On November 3rd, Mian gave a talk at the IMF's Eighteenth Jaques Polak Annual Reserach Conference, The theme of the conference was The Global Financial Cycle.
Thursday, Oct 26, 2017
Many argue the Great Recession could have been ameliorated through strategic policies, but the government ignored warning signs of coming economic distress. Instead, increased borrowing incited a financial and real estate boom, which resulted in a bubble that eventually burst.