What are the next steps for economic policy in Pakistan after its recent debt crisis? In late October, Pakistan’s top government finance officials joined faculty and students from the Harvard Kennedy School, Princeton, and other universities to discuss the question.
Faculty Affiliates in the News
- Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019
- Thursday, Sep 19, 2019
As the Fed lowered rates for the second time this year in response to uncertainties in the economic outlook, economists Ernest Liu and Atif Mian (at Princeton), and Amir Sufi (at Chicago Booth) challenge this approach arguing that prolonged long-term low-interest rates may be responsible for sluggish investment, productivity, and g
- Friday, May 31, 2019
Inequality affects every part of the economy, from finance to labor to macroeconomic policymaking. To understand it, and build an economy of inclusive prosperity, we need to bring economists from every part of the field together, says Atif Mian in this interview with Rob Johnson, President of the Institute for New Economic Thinking.
- Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019Low interest rates are the main tool of monetary policy to stimulate investment, but is this always the case?
- Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019
A new initiative organized by academic economists promises to provide a new vision to economic policy that stands as an alternative to market fundamentalism without sacrificing the principles of liberal democracy. Launched by economists Suresh Naidu, Dani Rodrik, and Gabriel Zucman, the initiative has published a compilation of policy briefs on labor, competition, globablization and other topics.
- Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019
Congratulations to Will S. Dobbie, Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Affairs. Read more about Prof. Dobbie's research here.
The Sloan Foundation awards a number of fellowships annually to early-career scholars deemed to be among the next generation of scientific leaders in the U.S. and Canada. The award may be spent over a two-year term on any expense supportive of their research. Read more at sloan.org>>
- Friday, Nov 30, 2018
JRCPPF faculty affiliates Mark Aguiar and Leonard Wantchekon are newly elected fellows of the Econometric Society. Congratulations!
- Monday, Oct 15, 2018Much focus on great power competition is military, but the central battlefield may now be the economy.
- Thursday, Oct 11, 2018
Benjamin Moll, Associate Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton University, has been awarded the 2017 Bernácer Prize for his "path-breaking contributions to incorporate consumer and firm heterogeneity into macroeconomic models" and his use of such models to study the "rich interactions between inequality and the macroeconomy.” Moll’s research focuses on two key questions: why some countries are richer than others and how income and wealth disparities impact the larger
- Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018On the 10th anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the NYT references work by Mian that links financial crises and political polarization.