Faculty Affiliates in the News
- 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.
- Monday, Aug 8, 2016
Why is Europe’s great monetary endeavor, the Euro, in trouble? A string of economic difficulties in Greece, Ireland, Spain, Italy, and other Eurozone nations has left observers wondering whether the currency union can survive. In this book, Markus Brunnermeier, Harold James, and Jean-Pierre Landau argue that the core problem with the Euro lies in the philosophical differences between the founding countries of the Eurozone, particularly Germany and France. But the authors also show how these seemingly incompatible differences can be reconciled to ensure Europe’s survival.
- Friday, Dec 18, 2015The Princeton University Office of Communications and the Woodrow Wilson School published an interview yesterday with JRCPPF faculty affiliate and Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs Alan Blinder about his take on the Federal Reserve's decision to raise interest rates this Wednesday. Blinder, also former vice chairman of the Fed, offered unique insight on the implications for the U.S. economy.
- Saturday, Nov 21, 2015On November 14th, The Economist published an article titled "Pulled Back In: The world is entering a third stage of a rolling debt crisis, this time centred on emerging markets." Among many groundbreaking studies, JRCPPF Director Atif Mian's research on the linkages between debt and GDP growth was cited...