Atif Mian

Role
Director, JRCPPF
Title
John H. Laporte, Jr. Class of 1967 Professor of Economics, Public Policy and Finance

tw: @AtifRMian

Degrees

B.S. Mathematics and Computer Science, MIT

Ph.D. Economics, MIT

Bio/Description

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 & Finance at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs. He studies the connections between finance and the macro economy. His book, House of Debt (co-authored with Amir Sufi) builds upon powerful new data to describe how debt precipitated the Great Recession, why debt continues to threaten the global economy and the policy implications of fixing the financial system. House of Debt has received critical acclaim from The New York TimesFinancial TimesThe Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and The Atlantic, among many others. Professor Mian's research has appeared in top academic journals, including the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Quarterly Journal of EconomicsJournal of FinanceReview of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Financial Economics. Prior to joining Princeton in 2012, he taught at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Selected Publications