2024 Pre-Doctoral Economics Conference
Thursday, June 20, 2024
The Pre-Doc Conference offers a unique platform for pre-doctoral research assistants in economics and related fields to present their own research and exchange ideas on emerging topics.
By invitation only
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Co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS), Industrial Relations Section (IRS), and Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF)


2024 Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies Senior Thesis Prize Recipients and Virtual Forum
Class Day, May 27, 2024; July 15, 2024
This prize is now awarded annually to the five seniors with the best policy-relevant theses, and a virtual research forum showcasing their research will be available.
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Jampel G. Dorjee ’24, How the Rich Stay Rich: Intergenerational Wealth Transfer in the British Aristocracy, 1860 to 2022
Joe Fast ’24, The Effect of The Minimum Wage on Disability Insurance Recipients
Samantha Lee ’24, The Effects of Market Exclusivity Loss on Medication Utilization Dynamics: A Comparative Analysis of Cardiovascular and Psychotherapeutic Drugs
Tucker J. Saland ’24, Climate Value at Risk: A Model Calibration Approach to Green Financing, Environmental Taxes, and Climate Change
Aaron M. Ventresca ’24, The Effect of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 on Private Charitable Giving


2024 Junior Independent Work (JIW) Research Forum
Wednesday, September 18, 2024, from 3:00-4:20 p.m.

Open to the Princeton University Community
Student Speakers:
Peter A. Anella ’25, Threshold of Opportunity: Assessing the Long-Term Impact of Minimum Wage Changes on Teenager’s Self-Employment Trajectories
Amelia R. Feiner ’25, Laboring Choices: Exploring Abortion Access and Female Workforce Dynamics in the Wake of Texas House Bill 2
Sofie L. Grouws ’25, Subsidizing Stagnation: Agricultural Subsidies and the Decline of Rural America
Elise Kait ’25, The Impact of Risk Tolerance and Gender on Entrepreneurial Entry
Xabier Sardina ’25, The Effect of AI Emotional Intelligence Exposure on HR Job Candidates during an Online IQ-Based Examination

2024 Fall Symposium: Fiscal Challenges for the United States
September 27-28, 2024
By invitation only
Opening keynote address by Cecilia Rouse, president, Brookings Institution; Katzman-Ernst Professor in Economics and Education, and professor of economics and public affairs, Princeton University; and former chair of the Council of Economic Advisers
Economic outlook by Mark Zandi, chief economist, Moody’s Analytics
Closing keynote address by Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president, American Action Forum; and former chief economist of the Council of Economic Advisers

Panel:
Seth Carpenter, managing director and chief global economist, Morgan Stanley
Valerie Ramey, senior fellow, Hoover Institution
Phillip Swagel, director, Congressional Budget Office
Moderator: Carolyn Wilkins, senior research scholar, Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies, Princeton University

2024 Discussion: Bank Failures and Contagion: Lender of Last Resort, Liquidity, and Risk Management 
William Dudley, senior advisor, Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies, Princeton University; and former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
In conversation with Markus Brunnermeier, Edwards S. Sanford Professor, and Bendheim Center for Finance director, Princeton University
Wednesday, November 20, 2024, from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Room 399
Co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS) and Bendheim Center for Finance (BCF)
Open to the Princeton University Community
Group of 30 Report Publication, G30 Working Group on the 2023 Banking Crisis, chaired by William Dudley


Recent Events


2024 Princeton Reunions Talk: Future Economic Prospects: A Markets View
Blair Effron ’84, co-founder and partner, Centerview Partners
Moderated by: Alan Blinder ’67, Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, former vice chair of the Federal Reserve Board, and former member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers
Friday, May 24, 2024, from 10:30-11:45 a.m. (EDT)
Robertson Hall, Arthur Lewis Auditorium (Room 100)
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Video Recording
Open to the Princeton Community – Registered Princeton alumni and guests attending Reunions

2024 Spring Symposium: The Economic Implications of AI
April 26-27, 2024
By invitation only
Opening keynote address by David Autor, Ford Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Economic outlook by Jan Hatzius, chief economist and head of Global Investment Research, Goldman Sachs
Closing keynote address by Hal Varian, chief economist, Google; and emeritus professor, University of California, Berkeley

Panel:
Kay Firth-Butterfield, chief executive officer, Good Tech Advisory; and senior research fellow, University of Texas, Austin
Elad Hazan, Professor of Computer Science, Princeton University; and co-founder and director, Google AI Princeton
Ankur Patel, founder and chief executive officer, Multimodal
Moderator: Sylvain Chassang, Professor of Economics, Princeton University


2024 Forum: Europe’s Growth Champion: Lessons from Poland’s Economic Miracle
Marcin Piatkowski, Professor of Economics, Kozminski University; and Lead Economist at the World Bank
Friday, April 19, 2024, from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friend Center, Room 006
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Video Recording
Organized by Princeton University’s Undergraduate Polish Society and co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS) and USG Projects Board (USG)
Open to the Princeton University Community


2024 Lecture: Unpacking and Understanding India’s Economic Data
Arvind Subramanian, senior fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE); and former chief economic advisor to the government of India
Thursday, April 18, 2024, from 12:00-1:20 p.m.
Louis A. Simpson International Building, Bowl A71
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Organized by the M.S. Chadha Center for Global India (CGI), and Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS); and co-sponsored with Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF), and Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS)
Open to the Public and the Princeton University Community

2024 Book Talk: Milton Friedman: The Last Conservative
Jennifer Burns, Associate Professor of History, Stanford University
Wednesday, September 18, 2024, from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS), Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF)
Open to the Public and the Princeton University Community

2024 Book Talk: Economics in America: An Immigrant Economist Explores the Land of Inequality
Sir Angus Deaton, Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Emeritus and Senior Scholar, Princeton University; and Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences laureate
Following initial remarks, Angus Deaton will be in conversation with Julian Zelizer, Malcolm Stevenson Forbes, Class of 1941 Professor of History and Public Affairs, Princeton University; moderated by Ilyana Kuziemko, Theodore A. Wells ’29 Professor of Economics, Princeton University
Wednesday, April 10, 2024, from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Robertson Hall, Arthur Lewis Auditorium (Room 100)
Event Poster
Video Recording
Co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS), Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF), Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHW), and Research Program in Development Economics (RPDE)
Open to the Public and the Princeton University Community

2024 Forum: Ideas to Articles: Undergraduate Research in Economics, Finance & Policy
Tuesday, April 9, 2024, from 4:30–5:30 p.m.
Friend Center, Room 101
Co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS), Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF), and the Department of Economics (ECO)
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Open to the Princeton University undergraduate students
Panel Topics: Opportunities for undergraduates to get involved with academic research at Princeton, finding research assistantships, skills to succeed, tips on pursuing independent work, and pathways to publication.


2024 Special Dinner: China and the World Economy
Adam Posen, president, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
Wei Xiong, John H. Scully ’66 Professor in Finance, and Professor of Economics, Princeton University
Wednesday, March 27, 2024
By invitation only


2024 Bradford Seminar: Can Trade Policy Mitigate Climate Change?
Farid Farrokhi, Assistant Professor of Economics, Purdue University
Monday, February 19, 2024, from 12:15-1:15 p.m.
Wallace Hall, Room 300
Organized by the Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment (C-PREE) and co-sponsored with High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI), Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF), and Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS)
In-person attendance for Princeton University ID holders and invited guests; Livestream open to the public on MediaCentral
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2024 Book Talk: Ours Was the Shining Future: The Story of the American Dream
David Leonhardt, senior writer, The Morning Newsletter, The New York Times
Following David’s initial remarks, he will be in discussion with two Princeton University faculty whose research is referenced in his book: Sir Angus Deaton, Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Emeritus; and Ilyana Kuziemko, Theodore A. Wells ’29 Professor of Economics.
Thursday, February 15, 2024, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. (EST)
Robertson Hall, Arthur Lewis Auditorium (Room 100)
Event Poster
Video Recording
Co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS), Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF), Economic History Workshop (EHW), and Center for Collaborative History (CCH)
Open to the Public and the Princeton University Community


2024 Scholars of Finance: Tri State Summit
Keynote speaker: Jamila Abston Mayfield, Partner, Americas Financial Services Risk Management, Ernst & Young LLP
Saturday, February 10, 2024, from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Robertson Hall, Dodds Atrium
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Summit Agenda
Organized by Princeton University’s Scholars of Finance Undergraduate Chapter
Co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS), Bendheim Center for Finance (BCF), and Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF)

2024 Book Talk: Broken Money: Why Our Financial System is Failing Us and How We Can Make it Better
Lyn Alden, founder, Lyn Alden Investment Strategy
Tuesday, February 6, 2024, from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Robertson Hall, Arthur Lewis Auditorium (Room 100)
Event Poster
Video Recording
Co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS), Princeton Center for the Decentralization of Power Through Blockchain Technology (DeCenter)
Open to the Public and the Princeton University Community

2023 Book Talk: The New China Playbook: Beyond Socialism and Capitalism
Keyu Jin, associate professor of economics, London School of Economics
Thursday, December 7, 2023, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. (EST)
Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Room A17
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Co-sponsored by Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China (CCC), Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS), Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF), Bendheim Center for Finance (BCF), Research Program in Development Economics (RPDE), Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education (KC)
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Open to the Public and the Princeton University Community

2023 Panel Discussion: The Banking Regulatory Outlook: What’s the Right Way Forward?
Thursday, November 16, 2023, from 12:15-1:20 p.m. (EST)
Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Room 399
Event Poster
Video Recording
Co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS) and Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF)
Open to the Princeton University Community
Registration required for in-person attendance for Princeton University ID holders and invited guests; Livestream open to the public on MediaCentral
Panel:
William Dudley, senior advisor, Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies, Princeton University; and former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Aaron Klein *00, Miriam K. Carliner Chair and senior fellow in Economic Studies, The Brookings Institution
Carolyn Wilkins, senior research scholar, Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies, Princeton University; and external member, Financial Policy Committee, Bank of England

2023 Book Talk: Seven Crashes: The Economic Crises That Shaped Globalization
Harold James, Claude and Lore Kelly Professor in European Studies; Professor of History and International Affairs, Princeton University
Wednesday, November 8, 2023, from 12:15-1:20 p.m. (EST)
Louis A. Simpson International Building, Bowl A71
Event Poster
Video Recording
Co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS), Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF), Economic History Workshop (EHW), European Union Program at Princeton (EUPP), and Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD)
Open to the Public and the Princeton University Community
Registration required for in-person attendance for Princeton University ID holders and invited guests; Livestream open to the public on MediaCentral


2023 Seminar: Decarbonization Imperative – Transforming the Global Economy by 2050
Michael Lenox, Tayloe Murphy Professor of Business Administration, Special Advisor for the Dean, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
Thursday, October 26, 2023, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. (ET)
Robertson Hall, Bowl 001
Event Poster
Co-sponsored by Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment (ACEE), Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment (C-PREE), GradFutures Professional Development (GradFutures), and Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS)
Open to the Public and the Princeton University Community


2023 Pregame Brunch: Should College Athletes Be Paid?
Andrew Zimbalist, Robert A. Woods Professor Emeritus of Economics, Smith College; and author of over twenty-seven books, including: Whither College Sports: Amateurism, Athlete Safety, and Academic Integrity (2021) and Unwinding Madness: What Went Wrong with College Sports and How to Fix It (2017)
Saturday, October 21, 2023
By invitation only

Princeton University Public Lecture: Power and Progress: Our Thousand-Year Struggle over Technology and Prosperity
Daron Acemoglu, Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Wednesday, October 4, 2023, from 5:00-6:15 p.m. (EDT)
McCosh Hall, Room 50
Event Poster
Video Recording
Co-sponsored by Princeton University Public Lectures, Stafford Little Lecture Series, The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS), Princeton School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA), Department of Economics (ECO), and Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF)
Open to the Public and the Princeton University Community
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2023 Book Talk: We’ve Got You Covered: Rebooting American Health Care
Amy Finkelstein, John & Jennie S. MacDonald Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Tuesday, October 3, 2023, from 12:15-1:20 p.m. (EDT)
Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Room 399
Co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS), Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHW), and Industrial Relations Section (IRS)
Open to the Public and the Princeton University Community
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Video Recording

2023 Fall Symposium: The Future of Globalization
September 29-30, 2023
By invitation only
Opening keynote address by Pinelopi Goldberg, Elihu Professor of Economics and Global Affairs, Yale University; and former chief economist of the World Bank Group
Economic outlook by Torsten Slok, partner and chief economist, Apollo Global Management
Closing keynote address by Paul Krugman, Distinguished Professor, Economics and Distinguished Scholar, Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequity, Graduate Center, City University of New York; and Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences laureate

Panel:
Chad Bown, Reginald Jones Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Douglas Irwin, John French Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College
Olivia White, senior partner at McKinsey & Company and director, McKinsey Global Institute
Moderator: Stephen Redding, Harold T. Shapiro *64 Professor in Economics, Princeton University


2023 Junior Independent Work (JIW) Research Forum
Wednesday, September 20, 2023, from 3:00-4:20 p.m. (EDT)

Robertson Hall, Arthur Lewis Auditorium (Room 100)
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Open to the Princeton University Community
Video Recording
Student Speakers:
Ashley Y. Fan ’24, Consistently Inconsistent: An Analysis of Heterogeneity in Medicare’s Competitive Bidding Programs across Durable Medical Equipment Groups
Antek Hasiura ’24, Bank Runs in Decentralized Finance: An NLP Sentiment Analysis of the Anchor DeFi Lending Protocol Failure
Shirley Ren ’24, The Distributional Effects of Monetary Policy Shocks in China
Maya A. Satchell ’24, How Do Credit Supply Shocks Affect a Family’s Ability to Move to a High Opportunity Neighborhood?
Nicole I. Svensson ’24, Examining the Effect of Hurricanes on the Florida Housing Market in Varying Flood Vulnerability Zones

2023 Book Talk: India Is Broken: A People Betrayed, Independence to Today
Ashoka Mody, Charles and Marie Robertson Visiting Professor in International Economic Policy, School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
Discussant: Razia Iqbal, John L. Weinberg/Goldman Sachs & Co. Visiting Professor and Lecturer, School of Public International Affairs, Princeton University
Thursday, September 14, 2023, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. (EDT)
Robertson Hall, Arthur Lewis Auditorium (Room 100)
Event Poster
Co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS), Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF), Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS), M.S. Chadha Center for Global India (CGI), and Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD)
Open to the Public and the Princeton University Community


2023 Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies Senior Thesis Prize Recipients and Virtual Forum
May 29, 2023; August 2023
This prize is now awarded annually to the five seniors with the best policy-relevant theses, and a virtual research forum showcasing their research is available.
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Melina Huang ’23, Old Buildings, New Ideas: Exploring the Effects of Commercial-to-Residential Adaptive Reuse on Nearby Housing Prices in the U.S.
Faith Moore ’23, The Impact of the El Niño–Southern Oscillation on U.S. and European Renewable Energy Stock Markets
Georgia Nabors ’23, Does the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Segregate? An Analysis of the Effects of Privately Provided Low-Income Housing on Neighborhood Composition
Jean Suttasunthorn ’23, The Impact of Migrant Enclaves on Labor Market Integration: Evidence from Refugees in Germany
Sean Ichiro Wang ’23, Effects of the Removal of the Exclusion of Biosimilars from Medicare’s Coverage Gap Discount Program


2023 Princeton Reunions Talk: Cities in an Age of Pandemic and Remote Work
Edward Glaeser ’88, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics, Harvard University
Friday, May 26, 2023, from 10:30-11:45 a.m. (EDT)
Robertson Hall, Arthur Lewis Auditorium (Room 100)
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Video Recording


2023 Special Dinner: Global Economic and Financial Developments
Hyun Song Shin, economic adviser and head of research, Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
Monday, April 17, 2023
By invitation only


2023 Bradford Seminar: Geopolitics of Price Oil Cycles amid An Accelerating Energy Transition
Amy Myers Jaffe, Director of the Energy, Climate Justice and Sustainability Lab at New York University’s School of Professional Studies
Monday, May 1, 2023, from 12:15-1:15 p.m. (ET)
Wallace Hall, Room 300
Organized by the Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment (C-PREE) and co-sponsored with High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI), Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF), and Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS)
In-person attendance for Princeton University ID holders and invited guests; Livestream open to the public on MediaCentral
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2023 Book Talk: Slouching Towards Utopia: An Economic History of the Twentieth Century
J. Bradford DeLong, Professor, University of California at Berkeley
Friday, May 5, 2023, from 12:15-1:30 p.m. (EDT)
Louis A. Simpson International Building, Bowl A71
Co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS), Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF), and Economic History Workshop (EHW)
Open to the Public and the Princeton University Community
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Video Recording

2023 Public Talk: SVB, Banking Risks, and the Economy
Tuesday, April 11, 2023, from 12:20-1:20 p.m. (EDT)
Louis A. Simpson International Building, Bowl A71
Co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS) and Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF)
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Video Recording
Open to the Public and the Princeton University Community
Panel:
Pallavi Gogoi, Visiting Lecturer in the Humanities Council; Ferris Professor of Journalism, Princeton University; and acting managing editor, National Public Radio
Atif Mian, John H. Laporte, Jr. Class of 1967 Professor of Economics, Public Policy and Finance, Princeton University
Carolyn Wilkins, senior research scholar, Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies, Princeton University; and external member, Financial Policy Committee, Bank of England


2023 Bradford Seminar: America’s Energy Gamble: People, Economy and Planet
Shanti Gamper-Rabindran, Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh
Monday, April 3, 2023, from 12:15-1:15 p.m. (EDT)
Wallace Hall, Room 300
Organized by the Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment (C-PREE) and co-sponsored with High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI), Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF), and Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS)
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2023 Virtual Talk: Lessons from the Banking Crisis
Thursday, March 30, 2023, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. (EDT)
William Dudley, senior advisor, Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies, Princeton University; and former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Introduction by Markus Brunnermeier, Edwards S. Sanford Professor, Princeton University
Co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS) and Bendheim Center for Finance (BCF)
Open to the Public
Markus’ Academy Video Recording


2023 Scholars of Finance: Mid-Atlantic Symposium
Keynote speaker: Mike Baxter, Partner, Bain & Company
Saturday, March 25, 2023, from 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (EDT)
Robertson Hall, Atrium
Organized by Princeton University’s Scholars of Finance Undergraduate Chapter
Co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS), Bendheim Center for Finance (BCF), and Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF)
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2023 Public Talk: Central Bank Digital Currencies, Fintech, and Policy
Thursday, March 23, 2023, from 12:15-1:15 p.m. (EST)
Louis A. Simpson International Building, Bowl A71
Co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS) and Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF)
Event Poster
Video Recording
Open to the Public and the Princeton University Community
In-person attendance for Princeton University ID holders and invited guests; Livestream open to the public on MediaCentral
Panel:
William Dudley, senior advisor, Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies, Princeton University; and former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Carolyn Wilkins, senior research scholar, Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies, Princeton University; and external member, Financial Policy Committee, Bank of England
Moderator: Charles Schorin *88, board advisor, Taconic Advisory Services; and former portfolio manager, Elliott Management

2023 Spring Symposium: Inflation: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?
March 3-4, 2023
By invitation only; President Daly’s remarks are available via Livestream
Keynote address by Jason Furman, Aetna Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy, jointly at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and the Department of Economics at Harvard University; and former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers
Economic outlook by Joyce Chang, managing director and chair of Global Research, JPMorgan
Keynote closing remarks by Mary Daly, president and chief executive officer, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Mary Daly’s Video Recording; Speech Text; Media Q&A Transcript

Panel:
Alan Blinder, Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University; and former vice chair of the Federal Reserve Board
William Dudley, senior adviser, Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies, Princeton University; and former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Ricardo Reis, A.W. Phillips Professor of Economics, London School of Economics
Moderator: Carolyn Wilkins, senior research scholar, Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies, Princeton University; and external member, Financial Policy Committee, Bank of England


2023 Bradford Seminar: Sea Level Rise and Urban Adaptation in Jakarta
Allan Hsiao, Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University
Monday, February 27, 2023, from 12:15-1:15 p.m. (EST)
Wallace Hall, Room 300
Organized by the Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment (C-PREE) and co-sponsored with High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI), Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS), and the Department of Economics (ECO)
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2023 Book Talk: Chip War: The Fight for the World’s Most Critical Technology
Chris Miller, Associate Professor of International History, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
Thursday, February 16, 2023, from 12:15-1:15 p.m. (EST)
Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Room 399
Co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS), Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF), Center for International Security Studies (CISS), and Economic History Workshop (EHW)
Open to the Public and the Princeton University Community

Video Recording

2023 Forum: Ideas to Articles: Undergraduate Research in Economics & Finance
Thursday, February 9, 2023, from 12:25-1:15 p.m. (EST)
Louis A. Simpson International Building, Room 144
Co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS) and Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF)
Open to the Princeton University Community
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Panelists and Panel Topics: Opportunities for undergraduates to get involved with academic research at Princeton, finding research assistantships, skills to succeed, tips on pursuing independent work, and pathways to publication.
Alexander Aronovich, Bendheim Center for Finance graduate student, Masters in Finance
Adityamohan Tantravahi, Empirical Studies of Conflict Project research specialist
Tudor Schlanger, JRCPPF senior research specialist
Shirley Ren ’24, JRCPPF Undergraduate Associates co-chair
Moderated by: Christopher Thomas ’24, JRCPPF Undergraduate Associates co-director of mentorship; and Gloria Wang ’24, JRCPPF Undergraduate Associates co-director of recruitment


2023 Virtual Book Talk: A Random Walk Down Wall Street: 50 Years Later
Tuesday, January 24, 2023, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. (EST)
Burton Malkiel, Chemical Bank Chairman’s Professor of Economics, emeritus, Princeton University
Moderator: Stephen Redding, Harold T. Shapiro *64 Professor in Economics, Princeton University
Malkiel published the first edition of A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Best Investment Guide That Money Can Buy in January 1973. Join us for a special 50th anniversary edition & 13th edition book talk with Malkiel on his seminal book, which helped launch the low-cost investing revolution by encouraging institutional and individual investors to use index funds.
Co-sponsored by The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies (GCEPS), Bendheim Center for Finance (BCF), and Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF)
Open to the Public
Random Walk Charts
Video Recording


2022 Bradford Seminar: Money (Not) to Burn: Payments for Ecosystem Services to Reduce Crop Residue Burning
Seema Jayachandran, Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University
Monday, November 21, 2022, from 12:15-1:15 p.m. (EST)
Wallace Hall, Room 300
Organized by the Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment (C-PREE) and co-sponsored with High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI) and Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF)
In-person attendance for Princeton University ID holders; Livestream open to the public on MediaCentral
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2022 Forum: Ideas to Articles: Undergraduate Research in Economics & Finance
Thursday, November 10, 2022, from 4:30-6:00 p.m. (EST)
Robertson Hall, Bowl 016
Co-sponsored with Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF)
Open to the Princeton University students
Event Poster

Panelists and Panel Topics: Opportunities for undergraduates to get involved with academic research at Princeton, finding research assistantships, skills to succeed, tips on pursuing independent work, and pathways to publication.
Veronica Backer Peral, JRCPPF senior research specialist
Shirley Ren ’24, JRCPPF Undergraduate Associates co-chair
Gabriel Swagel ’20*27, Princeton University graduate student
Moderated by: Adithya Sriram ’24, JRCPPF Undergraduate Associates co-director of outreach; and Abhi Vellore ’25, JRCPPF Undergraduate Associates co-director of communications

2022 Pregame Brunch: A Monetary and Fiscal History of the United States, 1961–2021
Alan Blinder, Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, former vice chair of the Federal Reserve Board, and former member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers
Saturday, November 5, 2022
By invitation only

2022 Book Talk: A Monetary and Fiscal History of the United States, 1961–2021
Alan Blinder, Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, former vice chair of the Federal Reserve Board, and former member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers
Thursday, October 27, 2022, from 4:30-5:45 p.m. (EDT)
Robertson Hall, Arthur Lewis Auditorium (Room 100)
Co-sponsored with Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF) and Economic History Workshop (EHW)
Open to the Public
Event Poster
Video Recording

2022 Fall Symposium: Economic Responses to the Climate Change Challenge
October 21-22, 2022
By invitation only
Keynote address by Sarah Bloom Raskin, Colin W. Brown Distinguished Professor of the Practice of Law and faculty director of the Global Financial Markets Center, Duke University School of Law; and former deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury
Economic outlook by Ellen Zentner, managing director, chief U.S. economist, Morgan Stanley
Keynote closing remarks by Michael Greenstone, Milton Friedman Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and director of the Becker Friedman Institute and the interdisciplinary Energy Policy Institute, University of Chicago; and former chief economist for the Council of Economic Advisers

Panel:
Charles Kolstad, senior fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and Precourt Institute for Energy, Stanford University
Adele Morris, senior adviser, chair of the Financial Stability Climate Committee, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Huw van Steenis, co-chair, Global Future Council on Responsive Financial Systems, World Economic Forum
Moderator: Carolyn Wilkins, senior research scholar, Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies, Princeton University; external member, Financial Policy Committee, Bank of England


2022 Talk: New Approaches to the Economics of Climate Change: Urgency, Scale, Opportunity
Professor Lord Nicholas Stern, IG Patel Chair of Economics and Government, London School of Economics; chair, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Tuesday, October 11, 2022, from 4:30-5:45 p.m. (EDT)
Robertson Hall, Arthur Lewis Auditorium (Room 100)
Co-sponsored with High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI), Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment (ACEE), and Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment (C-PREE)
Open to the Public
Event Poster
Video Recording


2022 Junior Independent Work (JIW) Research Forum
Wednesday, September 28, 2022, from 3:00-4:20 p.m. (EDT)

Open to the Princeton University Community
Event Poster
Video Recording
Student Speakers:
Asher Joy ’23, Is the Common Core at the Core of Educational Equity? Exploring the Effect of the Common Core State Standards on Race- and Income-Based Achievement Gaps
JC Martinez ’23, The Political Implications of Corporate Philanthropy: Evidence from Pivotal Politics and Legislator Behavior on Environmental Issues
Katherine F. McIntire ’23, The Effects of ESG and Environmental Practices on Corporate Financial Performance: An Analysis of S&P 500 Companies from 2007 to 2020
Georgia L. Nabors ’23, Revisiting Mortgage Discrimination and Racial Redlining: An Analysis of HMDA Data Before, During, and After the Great Recession
Jean Suttasunthorn ’23, The Effect of the 2015 Refugee Influx on Native Employment Rates in Germany: A Differences-in-Differences Analysis
Shruti Venkat ’23, The Effect of Online Gambling Regulation on Cannabis and Alcohol Addiction Based on Region of Residence in Québec

2022 Virtual Panel Discussion: Future of Food Costs and Supply Chain Issues
Friday, September 16, 2022, from 1:00-2:30 p.m. (EDT)
Open to the Public
Video Recording

Panel:
Joseph Glauber, senior research fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute
Megan Greene, senior fellow, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University
Máximo Torero Cullen, chief economist, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Moderator: Stephen Redding, Harold T. Shapiro *64 Professor in Economics, Princeton University


2022 Book Talk: Streets of Gold: America’s Untold Story of Immigrant Success
Leah Boustan, Professor of Economics and director of the Industrial Relations Section, Princeton University
In conversation with Matthew Yglesias, Slow Boring newsletter and blog editor and Vox co-founder.
Thursday, September 15, 2022, from 4:30-6:00 p.m. (EDT)
Robertson Hall, Arthur Lewis Auditorium (Room 100)
Co-sponsored with Industrial Relations Section (IRS), Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF), and Economic History Workshop (EHW)
Open to the Public
Event Poster
Video Recording

2022 Book Talk: Career & Family: Women’s Century-Long Journey toward Equity
Claudia Goldin, Henry Lee Professor of Economics, Harvard University; co-director of the NBER Gender in the Economy Study Group; and recipient of the 2021 Richard A. Lester Book Award
Thursday, August 18, 2022, from 2:00-3:30 p.m. (EDT)
Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Room 399
Co-sponsored with Industrial Relations Section (IRS) and Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF)
Open to the Public
Goldin Slide Deck


2022 Virtual Talk: Sadie Collective Information Session: Leveraging Research Assistant Opportunities for Your Career
Monday, August 8, 2022, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. (EDT)
Open to Members of the Sadie Collective
The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies is proud to support the Sadie Collective’s efforts to improve the pipeline and pathway for Black women in economics, finance, data science, and policy. We will be hosting an information session for their members on leveraging research assistant opportunities. For more information please visit The Sadie Collective.


2022 Princeton Reunions Discussion: Future of Digital Currency and Blockchain
Dan Morehead ’87, founder and CEO, Pantera Capital
Carolyn Wilkins, senior research scholar, Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies, Princeton University; external member, Financial Policy Committee, Bank of England; former senior deputy governor, Bank of Canada

Event Poster
Friday, May 20, 2022, from 10:30-11:45 a.m. (EDT)
Frist Campus Center, Room 302
Open to the Princeton Community – Registered Princeton alumni and guests attending Reunions
Video Recording; Morehead Slide Deck; Wilkins Slide Deck


2022 Book Talk: The Economic Weapon: The Rise of Sanctions as a Tool of Modern War
Nicholas Mulder, assistant professor of modern European history, Cornell University
Wednesday, April 6, 2022, from 4:30-6:00 p.m. (EDT)
Robertson Hall, Arthur Lewis Auditorium (Room 100)
Co-sponsored with Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF), Center for Collaborative History (CCH), and Economic History Workshop (EHW)
Open to the Public
Video Recording


2022 Spring Symposium: Macroeconomic Policy in the Wake of the Pandemic
April, 1-2, 2022
By invitation only
Keynote address by Carmen Reinhart, senior vice president and chief economist, World Bank Group; and Minos A. Zombanakis Professor of the International Financial System, Harvard Kennedy School
Economic outlook by Mark Zandi, chief economist, Moody’s Analytics
Keynote closing remarks by John Williams, president and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Video Recording; Speech

Panel:
Elaine Buckberg, chief economist, General Motors
Eric Leeper, Paul Goodloe McIntire Professor of Economics, University of Virginia
David Rosenberg, president and chief economist, Rosenberg Research & Associates
Moderator: Stephen Redding, Harold T. Shapiro *64 Professor in Economics, Princeton University



2022 Forum: Ideas to Articles: Undergraduate Research in Economics & Finance
Co-sponsored with Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF)
Event Poster
Thursday, February 3, 2022, from 4:30-6:00 p.m. (EST)
Louis A. Simpson International Building, Bowl A71
Open to the Princeton University Community
Video Recording

Panelists and Panel Topics: Opportunities for undergraduates to get involved with academic research at Princeton, finding research assistantships, skills to succeed, tips on pursuing independent work, and pathways to publication.
Leland Domaratzky ’22
Faizaan Kisat *22
Lira Mota, SPIA postdoctoral research associate
Emily Philippides ’22
Moderated by: Shirley Ren ’24, JRCPPF undergraduate associates co-director of outreach


Virtual Talk: Princeton Economics Information Session for Sadie Collective Members
Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. (EST)
Open to Members of the Sadie Collective
The Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies is proud to support the Sadie Collective’s efforts to improve the pipeline and pathway for Black women in economics, finance, data science, and policy. We will be hosting an information session for their members on pre-doc opportunities in Princeton’s Department of Economics as well as overall information on the department. For more information please visit The Sadie Collective.



COVID-19 Webinar Series, Part 5: Fiscal, Monetary, and Health Policy Responses and Implications for the Economic Outlook
January 14, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. ET
Open to the Public
Co-sponsored with the Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHW) and A Second Opinion Podcast: Rethinking American Health
Scroll down to view previous webinar recordings and slide decks in the series.

Panel:
Alan Blinder, Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs
William Dudley, Griswold Center senior research scholar and former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Jessica Metcalf, Associate Professor of Ecology, Evolutionary Biology & Public Affairs; demographer with broad interests in evolutionary ecology, infectious disease dynamics and public policy
Moderator: Senator William Frist, M.D., Griswold Center advisory board member and host of A Second Opinion Podcast; and former U.S. Senate majority leader

Part 5: January 14, 2022; Part 4: April 16, 2021; Part 3: November 13, 2020; Part 2: June 9, 2020; Part 1: April 2, 2020.
Part 5, 1/14/22 : Video ; Metcalf Slide Deck ; Blinder Slide Deck; Dudley Slide Deck
Part 4, 4/16/21 : Video ; Metcalf Slide Deck ; Blinder Slide Deck; Dudley Slide Deck
Part 3, 11/13/20 : Video ; Metcalf Slide Deck ; Blinder Slide Deck
Part 2, 6/9/20 : Video ; Metcalf Slide Deck ; Blinder Slide Deck
Part 1, 4/2/20 : Video ; Metcalf Slide Deck
Forbes Magazine Summary : Bill Frist, M.D., “What The 1918 Pandemic and The Great Recession Can Teach Us in Responding to COVID-19 Today,” Forbes, 4/21/20


2021 Virtual Panel Discussion: Digital & Crypto Currencies: Opportunities & Threats
Friday, November 19, 2021, from 1:00-2:30 p.m. (ET)
Co-sponsored with Bendheim Center for Finance (BCF)
Open to the Public
Video Recording
Andolfatto Slide Deck ; Schoar Slide Deck ; Wilkins Slide Deck
Andolfatto Working Paper: “On the Necessity and Desirability of a CBDC,” October 2021.

Panel:
David Andolfatto, senior vice president, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Antoinette Schoar, Stewart C. Myers-Horn Family Professor of Finance, MIT Sloan School of Management
Carolyn Wilkins, external member of the Financial Policy Committee, Bank of England; former senior deputy governor, Bank of Canada; and Griswold Center senior research scholar starting January 2022
Moderator: Markus Brunnermeier, Edwards S. Sanford Professor, Princeton University



2021 Book Talk: Ages of American Capitalism: A History of the United States
Jonathan Levy, James Westfall Thompson Professor of US History, Fundamentals, Social Thought, and the College, University of Chicago
Wednesday, November 3, 2021, from 4:30-6:00 p.m. (EDT)
Robertson Hall, Arthur Lewis Auditorium (Room 100)
Co-sponsored with Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF), Center for Collaborative History (CCH), and Economic History Workshop (EHW)
Open to the Princeton University Community
Video Recording



2021 Book Talk: Rebellion, Rascals, and Revenue: Tax Follies and Wisdom through the Ages
Michael Keen, Deputy Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund
Joel Slemrod, Director of the Office of Tax Policy Research, David Bradford Distinguished University Professor and the Paul W. McCracken Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, University of Michigan
Tuesday, November 2, 2021, from 4:30-6:00 p.m. (EDT)
Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Room A17
Co-sponsored with Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF)
Open to the Princeton University Community
Video Recording


2021 Virtual Fall Symposium: The Post-Pandemic Labor Market
October 1-2, 2021
By invitation only
Keynote addresses by David Autor, Ford Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and Kimberly Johnson, executive vice president and COO, Fannie Mae
Moderated Q&A with Stephen Redding, Princeton University
Economic outlook by Torsten Slok, chief economist, Apollo Global Management

Panel:
Jed Kolko, chief economist, Indeed
Enrico Moretti, Michael Peevey and Donald Vial Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley
Heidi Shierholz, president, Economic Policy Institute; and former chief economist at the Department of Labor
Moderator: Ilyana Kuziemko, Princeton University



2021 Junior Independent Work (JIW) Research Forum
Monday, September 20, 2021, from 3:00-4:20 p.m. (EDT)
Robertson Hall 100 (Arthur Lewis Auditorium)

Open to the Princeton University Community
Event Poster ; View Recording
Student Speakers:
Khadijah Anwar ’22, Barriers to Women’s Absorption of the Benefits of Growing Telecom Subscriptions
Andrew Castleman ’22, The Effect of Gender and Race on Wage Spillover from Uber’s Entrance in United States Cities
Leland Domaratzky ’22, Halliburton II and its Impact on Litigation Trends of Securities Fraud Class Actions
Caren Ju ’22, General Employment Effects of Ban-the-Box and Certificate of Restoration Policies
Sophia Lewandrowski ’22, American Medical Malpractice Tort Law: The Effect of Variations in Caps on Attorney Contingency Fees on State Health Expenditures as a Proxy for Defensive Medicine
Emiri Morita ’22, Employment Impacts of the ARC’s POWER Initiative Grants in Coal Communities



2021 Virtual Griswold Center Roundtable: Do We Have an Inflation Problem?
Friday, September 10, 2021, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. (EDT)
Open to the Public
Video Recording

Discussion led by:
Lord Mervyn King, Professor of Economics and Law, New York University Stern School of Business and School of Law; and former governor of the Bank of England
Paul Krugman, Distinguished Professor of Economics, The Graduate Center, City University of New York; op-ed columnist for The New York Times; and Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences laureate for his analysis of trade patterns and location of economic activity
Moderator:
William Dudley, Griswold Center senior research scholar; and former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York



2021 Senior Thesis Research Virtual Forum
June 2021
View the Videos>>

Student Speakers:
Christopher Callegari ’21, Impacts of Sweetened Beverage Taxes on Price, Reformulation, Consumption, and Health: Evidence from the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom
Tiger Gao ’21, House of Debt Jubilee: Iceland after the 2008 Financial Crisis
Tilmann Herchenroder ’21, Political Effects of Environmental Regulation – Evidence from the Clean Air Act
Aishwarya Kalyanaraman ’21, Sectoral Differences in Statistical Discrimination: Evidence from Ban the Box’s Removal of Criminal History Information
Karthik Ramesh ’21, Parts of a Whole: Exploring Reshoring and Stickiness in the Apparel and Automobile Industries following the Trump Tariffs
Raymond Xu ’21, Limits to Arbitrage and Shock Transmission in the Repo and Federal Funds Markets


2021 Princeton Reunions Virtual Talk: Venture Capital: An Insider’s Insights
Friday, May 21, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. ET
Open to the Princeton Community
Peter Wendell ’72, Sierra Ventures founder, Stanford Graduate School of Business lecturer, and WestBridge Capital senior advisor
Video ; Slide Deck


2021 Spring Virtual Symposium: State and Local Public Finance in the Wake of the Pandemic, March 19-20, 2021
By invitation only
Keynote address by Ben Bernanke, The Brookings Institution and former chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Economic outlook by Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs

Panel:
Diana Farrell, former CEO JPMorgan Chase Institute and former deputy director of the National Economic Council
Elizabeth Maher Muoio, State of New Jersey treasurer
Kevyn Orr, Jones Day and former City of Detroit emergency manager
Joshua Rauh, Stanford Graduate School of Business and former principal chief economist on the Council of Economic Advisers
Moderator: Owen Zidar, Princeton University



2021 Virtual Book Talk: Making a Modern Central Bank: The Bank of England, 1979–2003
Harold James, Claude and Lore Kelly Professor in European Studies and Professor of History and International Affairs, Princeton University
Tuesday, March 2, 2021, from 12:15-1:30 p.m. (EST)
Co-sponsored with Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF) and Economic History Workshop (EHW)
Open to the Public



2021 Virtual Forum: Ideas to Articles: Undergraduate Research in Economics & Finance
Thursday, February 11, 2021, from 4:30–6:00 p.m. EST
Co-sponsored with Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF)
Event Poster

Panel topics: Opportunities for undergraduates to get involved with academic research at Princeton, finding research assistantships, skills to succeed, tips on pursuing independent work, and pathways to publication.

Panel:
Thomas Kroen, Princeton economics graduate student and undergraduate research advisor
Eitan Sapiro-Gheiler ’19, MIT economics graduate student
Cindy Song ’22, Princeton economics major and undergraduate research assistant
Gabriel Swagel ’20, MIT pre-doctoral research associate
Esmée Zwiers, Princeton Center for Health and Wellbeing post-doctoral associate and undergraduate research advisor
Moderated by:
Leland Domaratzky ’22, JRCPPF undergraduate associates co-chair
Emily Philippides ’22, JRCPPF undergraduate associates communications director



2021 Virtual Griswold Center Member Roundtable: The Consequences of Persistently Low Interest Rates
Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. ET
By invitation only
Discussion led by:
Alan Blinder, Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs
Mitchell Julis, co-founder, co-chairman and co-CEO of Canyon Partners
Christopher Sims, John J. F. Sherrerd ’52 University Professor of Economics

Christopher Sims


2020 Virtual Conference: Health Policy and the Election
Friday, October 30, 2020, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. ET
Co-sponsored with the Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHW)
Open to the Public
View the Recording HERE

Panel 1: The Politics behind Health Policy
Lawrence Brown, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health
Ilyana Kuziemko, Princeton University
Nolan McCarty, Princeton University
Paul Starr, Princeton University
Moderator: Janet Currie, Princeton University

Panel 2: The Economics of Health Policy
Amitabh Chandra, Harvard Kennedy School
Sherry Glied, New York University, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Jonathan Gruber, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Moderator: Kate Ho, Princeton University


2020 Fall Virtual Symposium: Economic Policy Issues in the 2020 Presidential Campaign, October 9-10, 2020
Keynote address by Gary Cohn, former director of the National Economic Council and former president and CEO of Goldman Sachs
Economic outlook by Seth Carpenter, UBS
By invitation only

Panel:
Keith Hennessey, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Nellie Liang, Brookings Institution
Karen Mills, Harvard Business School
Betsey Stevenson, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan
Moderator: Ilyana Kuziemko, Princeton University



2020 Virtual Book Talk: The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality
Katharina Pistor, Edwin B. Parker Professor of Comparative Law, Columbia University
Monday, September 28, 2020, from 12:00-1:15 p.m.
Co-sponsored with Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF) and Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA)
Open to the PublicZoom Registration Required
View the Recording HERE



2020 Junior Independent Work (JIW) Research Virtual Forum
Monday, September 21, 2020, from 3:00-4:20 p.m.

Open to the Princeton CommunityZoom Registration Required
Event Poster

Student Speakers:
Jack Aiello ’21, Understanding the IMF’s Impact on Income Inequality: Institutional Change or Business as Usual?
Sara Hailu ’21, The Effect of County Veterans Service Offices on County Veterans Affairs Expenditures
Arthur Markley ’21, The Effect of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 on Credit Card Delinquency Rates
Santiago Robertson-Lavalle ’21, Slum Dwellings and the Minimum Wage: An Analysis Using Evidence from Brazil
Devin Sun ’21, The Effect of Uber’s Entrance on Wages for Low-Skilled Occupations across the United States


2020 Senior Thesis Research Virtual Forum
June 2020

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Selected Students:
Matteo DeVincenzo ’20, A Development in Common Ownership: How Intra-Industry Diversified Shareholders Can Create Anticompetitive Incentives in the Airline Industry
Declan Farmer ’20, Investigating the Relationship between Gun Control Laws and the Gun Death Rate Using Machine Learning Methods: Laws Relating to Background Checks, Criminal History, and Domestic Violence Matter
Carlotta von Gierke ’20, The Macroeconomic Effectiveness of Unconventional Monetary Policy in the Euro Area: A Structural VAR Analysis
Isabella Haegg ’20, The Impact of Vocational Education on Students’ Academic Outcomes: Evidence from the Dominican Republic
Gabriel Swagel ’20, Segregation and Upward Mobility: Evidence from Neighborhood Tipping
Yousra Zerouali Boukhal ’20, Can Immigration Enforcement Policies Induce Labor Market Discrimination? Evidence from Secure Communities


2020 Princeton Reunions Virtual Panel: A Discussion Honoring the Remarkable Legacy of Paul Volcker ’49
Saturday, May 30, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. ET
View the Recording HERE

Alan Blinder ’67, Princeton University; and former vice chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Seth Carpenter *97, UBS; and former member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
William Dudley, Princeton University; and former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Moderator: Christopher Sims, Princeton University; and visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York


2020 Princeton Reunions Virtual Talk: A Conversation with Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell ’75 and Alan Blinder ’67
Friday, May 29, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. ET
View the Recording HERE

Jerome Powell ’75, chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Alan Blinder ’67, Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University; and former vice chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System


CANCELLED: 2020 Panel Discussion: Immigration in Economic History: Long-term Lessons for Future Policy
Leah Boustan, professor of economics at Princeton University, and author of Competitthe Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets (2017)
Michael Clemens, director of migration, displacement, and humanitarian policy and a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development, and author of The Walls of Nations (2019)
Alex Nowrasteh, director of immigration studies at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity

Postponed. Rescheduled date TBD. 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Room 399, on campus
Open to the Princeton Community – No Registration Required
Co-sponsored with the Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHW) and Research Program in Development Studies (RPDS)

Panelists for Immigration in Economic History


2020 Special Dinner: Regulating a 21st Century Economy, March 5, 2020
Craig Phillips, former counselor to the secretary of the U.S. Treasury
By invitation only


2020 Spring Symposium: Debt and Deficits, February 21-22, 2020
Keynote address by Olivier Blanchard, C. Fred Bergsten Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; and Robert M. Solow Professor of Economics emeritus, MIT
By invitation only

Economic Outlook:
Mark Zandi, Moody’s Analytics

Panel: Should We Stop Worrying and Love the Deficit?
Douglas Elmendorf, Harvard Kennedy School
Laurence Kotlikoff, Boston University
Maya MacGuineas, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
Christina Romer, University of California, Berkeley
Moderator: Christopher Sims, Princeton University

Keynote Closing Remarks:
William Gale, Arjay and Frances Miller Chair in Federal Economic Policy, The Brookings Institution; and author of Fiscal Therapy: Curing America’s Debt Addiction and Investing in the Future


2020 Book Talk: The Great Reversal: How America Gave Up on Free Markets
Thomas Philippon, Max L. Heine Professor of Finance, New York University, Stern School of Business
4:30 p.m. Thursday, February 6, 2020
Friend Center, Room 101, on campus
Co-sponsored with Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF), James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions (JMP), Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA)
Event Poster Open to the Public – Registration Required


2019 Special Dinner: Economic Reporting in the Changing Media Landscape, November 7, 2019
David Leonhardt, New York Times columnist, 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary winner, and author of Here’s the Deal: How Washington Can Solve the Deficit and Spur Growth
By invitation only


2019 Labor Economics Seminar: Does Taxing Business Owners Affect Their Employees? Evidence from a Change in the Top Marginal Tax Rate, November 4, 2019
Max Risch, Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies postdoctoral fellow, Princeton University; PhD in economics from University of Michigan
Co-sponsored with Industrial Relations Section (IRS), Princeton Program in Public Economics (PPPE)


2019 Book Talk: The Triumph of Injustice: How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How to Make Them Pay
Emmanuel Saez, Chancellor’s chair in Tax Policy and Public Finance, and director of the Center for Equitable Growth, University of California at Berkeley
4:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Friend Center, Room 101, on campus
Co-sponsored with Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF), Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA), University Center for Human Values (UCHV)
Event Poster Open to the Public – Registration Required
Event Video


2019 Public Talk: The Longest Economic Expansion in U.S. History—Can It Keep Going?
William Dudley, Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies senior research scholar, Princeton University; and former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
4:30 p.m. Thursday, October 10, 2019
Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Room 399, on campus
Event Poster Open to the Public – Registration Required
Co-sponsored with Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF)


2019 Junior Independent Work (JIW) Research Forum
3:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Event Poster Open to Princeton University faculty and students – No Registration Required
Student Speakers:
Nicholas Garvey ’20, A Cure for the China Syndrome? The Differential Effect of Chinese Import Exposure on the Wage Outcomes of Highly Unionized Regions in the U.S.
Isabella Haegg ’20, The Impact of Politécnicos on Students’ Educational Outcomes in the Dominican Republic
Nathaniel Hickok ’20, Socially Optimal Districting with Heterogeneous Partisans and Endogenous Party Platforms
Sean Howe ’20, Please Keep Off the Grass: Effects of Marijuana Legalization on Employment Outcomes in the U.S.
Cecilia Rojas ’20, The Effect of the Gender Wage Gap on Domestic Violence in Mexico
Madison Soukup ’20, Exposing the Cutting Season: An Examination of Female Genital Mutilation and its Impact on HIV Rates across Sub-Saharan Africa


2019 Fall Symposium: Has the U.S. Economy Become Less Competitive? September 27-28, 2019
Keynote address by Timothy Wu, Julius Silver Professor of Law, Science and Technology, Columbia Law School; and author of The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age
By invitation only

Economic Outlook:
Catherine Mann, Citi

Panel: What are the New Economics of Market Power?
Jan De Loecker, KU Leuven
Fiona Scott Morton, Yale University
Carl Shapiro, University of California, Berkeley
Moderator: Robert Willig, Princeton University

Keynote Closing Remarks:
Jason Furman, Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; and former chair of the Council of Economic Advisers


2019 Princeton Reunions Talk: Midterm Review: Grading the Administration on Health Care and More
May 31, 2019, 10:30 A.M., Frist Campus Center Lecture Hall, Room 302
Event Poster Open to the Princeton Community – No Registration Required
Event Video
Senator William Frist ’74, heart and lung transplant surgeon, former U.S. Senate majority leader, and chair of the executive board of Cressey & Co.


2019 Undergraduate Student Research Forum
May 2, 2019, 4:30 P.M., Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Room 399
Event Poster Open to the Princeton Community – No Registration Required
Student Speakers:

Alexandra Argo ’19,
“National Security or Protectionism? An Event Study Analysis of the Impact of Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Import Tariffs on U.S. Manufacturing Firms”
Hyunnew Choi ’19, “Early Maternal Employment & Child Outcomes in Fragile Families: Effects through Late Childhood”
Linda Luo ’19, “Did the Affordable Care Act Achieve Its Goal? The Effect of the ACA and Medicaid Expansion on Self-Assessed Health, Access to Care, and Preventative Care Utilization (2006–2017)”
Pragya Malik ’19, “When #Metoo Strikes: The Effect of Sexual Harassment Allegations on Company Stock Returns”
Tammy Tseng ’19, “White Flight from Asian Immigration: Evidence from California Schools”


2019 Lecture by Sir Timothy Besley: State Fragility, Growth and Development, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18, 2019
Co-sponsored with Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF)
Open to the public.


Insights on Health Policy Conference: In tribute to Uwe Reinhardt, April 11-12, 2019
Conference Summary
The conference was highlighted in HealthAffairs Blog: “Who Will Be Our Moral Conscience Now? A Tribute To Uwe Reinhardt,” 8/8/19.
Co-sponsored with the Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHW) and Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance (JRCPPF)
Conference Schedule
This academic conference, in tribute to Uwe Reinhardt, comprises a series of sessions in which leading health economists and health care experts will present and discuss their research. Many presenters were colleagues, collaborators and mentees of Uwe. Since communicating about health economics was one of Uwe’s great talents, top health economics journalists will also be attending. The panel-based format of the conference, and its limited scale, are designed to encourage interactions between economists, policy makers, journalists and students.
By invitation only


2019 Special Dinner: The Monetary Policy Challenges Ahead, April 4, 2019
William Dudley, Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies senior research scholar, Princeton University; and former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
By invitation only


2019 Spring Symposium: International Trade Policy, February 22–23, 2019
Keynote address by Paul Krugman, distinguished professor of economics, The Graduate Center of The City University of New York; and Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences laureate for his contributions to New Trade Theory and New Economic Geography
By invitation only

Economic Outlook:
Torsten Slok, Deutsche Bank Securities

Panel: Tariff Wars and Peace
Chad Bown, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Elaine Buckberg, General Motors
Michael Froman, Mastercard
Moderator: Gene Grossman, Princeton University

Keynote Closing Remarks:
Ernesto Zedillo, Frederick Iseman ’74 Director, Yale Center for the Study of Globalization, Yale University; and former president of Mexico


2018 Special Dinner: Changes in the Asset Management Industry, October 18, 2018
Burton Malkiel, Chemical Bank Chairman’s Professor of Economics, emeritus, Princeton University; and author of A Random Walk Down Wall Street
Barbara Novick, co-founder and vice chairman, BlackRock
By invitation only


2018 Book Talk by Ashoka Mody: Euro Tragedy: A Drama in Nine Acts, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Co-sponsored with Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance (JRCPPF) and European Union Program at Princeton (EUPP)
Open to the public.


2018 Fall Symposium: The Tenth Anniversary of the Financial Crisis, September 21-22, 2018
Keynote address by Janet Yellen, Distinguished Fellow in Residence, The Brookings Institution; and former chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
By invitation only

Economic Outlook:
Jan Hatzius, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Panel: What We Have Learned from the Crisis and the Challenges Ahead
Alan Blinder, Princeton University
Christopher Sims, Princeton University
Jeremy Stein, Harvard University

Keynote Closing Remarks:
Joshua Bolten, president and chief executive officer, Business Roundtable; and former chief of staff under President George W. Bush


2018 Princeton Reunions Talk: What’s Wrong with U.S. Health Care and How Can We Fix It? A Tribute to Professor Uwe Reinhardt
June 1, 2018, 10:30 A.M., Robertson Hall, Arthur Lewis Auditorium
Douglas Elmendorf ’83, dean and Don K. Price Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, and former director of the Congressional Budget Office
Co-sponsored with Princeton University’s Center for Health and Wellbeing
Open to the Princeton Community – No Registration Required
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2018 Undergraduate Student Research Forum, May 3, 2018
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Open to the Princeton Community – No Registration Required
Student Speakers:

Felicia Angus ’18,
“Winds of Change? The Impact of Renewable Portfolio Standards and Their Class Specifications on State Carbon Emissions”
Calvert Chan ’18, “The Effect of Mandatory Prescription Monitoring Program Use on Opioid Overdose Mortality”
Matthew McKinlay ’18, “Real Economic Effects of the Federal Reserve’s Quantitative Easing Program: A Structural VAR Approach”
Christine Porr ’18, “The Effects of Maternal Depression on Nine-Year-Old Children’s Behavior, Physical Health, & Cognition”
Gavin Zhang ’18, “Bayesian Estimation of a Medium-Scale DSGE Model of China”


2018 Special Dinner: Advice and Dissent: Why America Suffers When Economics and Politics Collide, April 12, 2018
Alan S. Blinder, Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution
By invitation only


2018 Spring Symposium: Climate Change, Risk, and Economic Policy, February 9-10, 2018
Keynote address by Robert Litterman, chairman of the risk committee and a founding partner of Kepos Capital
By invitation only

Economic Outlook:
Mark Zandi, Moody’s Analytics

Panel: The Interaction of Climate Change and Risk
John Drzik, Marsh
Harrison Hong, Columbia University
Denise Mauzerall, Princeton University

Keynote Closing Remarks:
Patrick Bolton, Barbara and David Zalaznick Professor of Business, Columbia University


2017 Fall Symposium: A Preliminary Report Card on the Trump Administration, November 17-18, 2017
Keynote address by Kenneth Rogoff, Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and professor of economics, Harvard University; and former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund
By invitation only

Economic Outlook:
Torsten Slok, Deutsche Bank Securities

Panel: Economic Policy in its First Year: How is the Trump Administration Doing?
Janet Currie, Princeton University
Ted Gayer, The Brookings Institution
Nolan McCarty, Princeton University
Moderator: Harvey Rosen, Princeton University

Keynote Closing Remarks:
Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum; and former director of the Congressional Budget Office


2017 Special Dinner: October 19, 2017
Jacob Lew, visiting professor of International and Public Affairs, SIPA, Columbia University; and former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, White House Chief of Staff, and director of the Office of Management and Budget
By invitation only


Strategies for Success: Women in High Tech, Academia, Finance, and the Arts, October 5, 2017
Open to the Princeton Community – No Registration Required
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Panel Speakers

Barbara Byrne: vice chairman of investment banking, Barclays; member of Barclays Senior Leadership Group; chairman of Barclays Social Innovation Facility
Margaret Martonosi: Hugh Trumbull Adams ’35 Professor of Computer Science; director of Princeton’s Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education
Samantha Parent Walravens ’90: co-author Geek Girl Rising: Inside the Sisterhood Shaking Up Tech; award-winning journalist
Moderated by: Ilyana Kuziemko: professor of economics; co-director Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies


2017 Princeton Reunions Talk: Economics and Politics: A Clash of Two Civilizations, June 2, 2017
Alan S. Blinder ’67, Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, and vice chairman of the Promontory Interfinancial Network
Open to the Princeton Community – No Registration Required
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2017 Undergraduate Student Research Forum, May 4, 2017
Event Poster Open to the Princeton Community – No Registration Required
Student Speakers:

Aslihan Asil ’17, “One Size Does Not Fit All: A Comparative Analysis of U.S. Merchandise and Service Trade Flows Pre and Post Great Recession”
Rene Chalom ’17, “They’re Beating Us in Trade? The Effect of Chinese Imports on U.S. Manufacturing Labor Dynamics”
Samantha Essig ’17, “Mothers at Work: The Effect of California’s Paid Family Leave Policy on Maternal Labor Market Outcomes”
Alexander Lee ’17, “Pound for Pound: An Event Study Analysis of the Differential Effect of Brexit on British Firms”
Christina Styer ’17, “Extraordinary Times: Analyzing the Transmission Mechanisms of Unconventional Monetary Policy since The Great Financial Crisis”


2017 Spring Symposium: Monetary Policy and Financial Market Stability, April 21-22, 2017
Keynote address by Ben Bernanke, Distinguished Fellow in Residence, Economic Studies, The Brookings Institution; and former chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Open Market Committee
By invitation only
 Ben Bernanke


2016 Fall Symposium: Inequality and Opportunity, October 14-15, 2016
Keynote address by Joseph Stiglitz, University Professor, Columbia Business School, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (Department of Economics), and the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
By invitation only
Joseph Stiglitz

Economic Outlook:
Burton Malkiel, Princeton University

Panel: How Much Does Inequality Matter?
David Autor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Manhattan Institute
Peter Georgescu, Young & Rubicam
Janet Gornick, Graduate Center, City University of New York
Moderated by: Ilyana Kuziemko, Princeton University

Keynote Closing Remarks:
Alan Krueger, Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Princeton University


2016 Special Lunch-time Talk: Fiscal Sustainability: What Makes the Euro Area Different? October 11, 2016
Eric Leeper, Rudy Professor of Economics, Indiana University; former senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
By invitation only:
Princeton faculty, students, fellows, and Griswold Center members and guests
Eric Leeper
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2016 Special Dinner: Campaign 2016: The Outlook for the Economy, September 29, 2016
R. Glenn Hubbard, Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School
By invitation only
Glenn Hubabrd


2016 Special Lunch-time Talk: Banking Reform in the United Kingdom, September 22, 2016
Sir John Vickers, Warden, All Souls College, Oxford; former chief economist of the Bank of England
By invitation only:
Princeton faculty, students, fellows, and Griswold Center members and guests
Sir John Vickers
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2016 Princeton Reunions Panel Discussion: Economic Policy Issues in the 2016 Presidential Campaign, May 27, 2016
Josh Bolten ’76, founder and managing director of Rock Creek Global Advisors and former chief of staff under President George W. Bush
Open to the Princeton Community – No Registration Required
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Josh Bolten


2016 Undergraduate Student Research Forum, April 28, 2016
Event Poster Open to the Princeton Community – No Registration Required

Student Speakers:
Victoria Lin ’16, “Take It or Leave It: An Empirical Study of OECD Maternity Leave Policies and Female Labor Market Outcomes”
Jacqueline Marshall ’16, “An Empirical Analysis of the Effect of Consumer Protection Regulations on Microfinance Institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean”
Karthik Amrutur Sastry ’16, “Land Prices, Credit Frictions, and Macroeconomic Policy”
Joan Elizabeth Thompson ’16, “Was the Great Recession a Shock to Health? The Effect of Severe Macroeconomic Stress on Health Outcomes and Behaviors”
Jason Yu ’16, “The Partially-Employed Labor Force? An Analysis of Uber: The Voices of the Drivers”


2016 Special Dinner: Opportunities for U.S. Macroeconomic Policy, April 7, 2016
Narayana Kocherlakota, Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics at the University of Rochester; former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
By invitation only
Narayana Kocherlakota


2016 Spring Symposium: Economic Policy Issues in the 2016 Presidential Campaign, February 19-20, 2016
Keynote conversation between: N. Gregory Mankiw, Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics, Harvard University; and Peter Orszag, Vice Chairman of Corporate and Investment Banking and Chairman of the Financial Strategy and Solutions Group, Citigroup, Inc.
By invitation only

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Economic Outlook:
Mark Zandi, Moody’s Analytics, Inc.

Panel: Immigration and the U.S. Labor Market: Issues in the Presidential Campaign
George Borjas, Harvard Kennedy School
Randy Capps, Migration Policy Institute
Pia Orrenius, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Moderated by: Henry Farber, Princeton University

Keynote Closing Remarks:
Alan S. Blinder, Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University


2015 Special Dinner: Challenges for Emerging Markets, December 1, 2015
Co-sponsored by the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance (JRCPPF)

Arminio Fraga, founding partner of Gavea Investimentos and former president of the Central Bank of Brazil
By invitation only
Arminio Fraga


2015 Fall Symposium: Capital Taxation Policy, October 16-17, 2015
Keynote address by Martin Feldstein, George F. Baker Professor of Economics, Harvard University; president emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research
By invitation only
Martin Feldstein

Economic Outlook:
Torsten Slok, Deutsche Bank Securities

Panel: Reforming the Taxation of Income from Capital
William Gale, The Brookings Institution
Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute
Pam Olson, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Moderated by: Harvey Rosen, Princeton University

Keynote Closing Remarks:
Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum; former director of the Congressional Budget Office


2015 Special Lunch-time Talk: U.S. Economic Diplomacy: A View from Afar, September 28, 2015
What should the United States’ role be in Asia, especially China?
How should the United States respond to the efforts of emerging market economies to play a more assertive role in world affairs?

Martin Parkinson, Australia’s former secretary of the Department of the Treasury; inaugural secretary of the Department of Climate Change

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2015 Princeton Reunions Panel Discussion: ObamaCare: Can it be Fixed or Should it be Repealed? May 29, 2015
Co-sponsored by the Center for Health and Wellbeing
Avik Roy, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and
Uwe Reinhardt, James Madison Professor of Political Economy. Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University.

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2015 Undergraduate Student Research Forum, April 30, 2015

Student Speakers:
David Li ’15, “May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor: An Empirical Analysis of British Premium Bonds”
Nicholas Stead ’15, “The Sustainability of the Bank of Japan’s Balance Sheet”
Han Tran ’15, “Is That a Stimulus Package in Your Pocket?: The Impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on Aggregate Demand”
Linda Zhong ’15, “How Much Does an Hour Cost? Nonlinear Wage Growth as a Persisting Source of the Gender Wage Gap”


2015 Special Dinner: April 23, 2015
Timothy F. Geithner, 75th Secretary of the Treasury for the first term of President Barack Obama’s administration; lecturer at the Yale School of Management; president of Warburg Pincus
By invitation only
Timothy Geithner


2015 Spring Symposium: Monetary Policy and Labor Markets, March 27-28, 2015
Keynote address by Alan S. Blinder, Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, and vice chairman of the Promontory Interfinancial Network
By invitation only
Alan Blinder

Economic Outlook:
Jan Hatzius, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Panel: U.S. Labor Market: Where has it been and where is it going?
Kerwin Charles, University of Chicago
Mark Doms, U.S. Department of Commerce
John Haltiwanger, University of Maryland
Moderated by: Orley Ashenfelter, Princeton University

Keynote Closing Remarks:
Alan Krueger, Bendheim Professor in Economics and Public Policy, Princeton University; former chairman of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers


2015 Special Symposium Celebrating the Centennial of the Federal Reserve: The Fed as Bank Regulator: Will its New Supervisory Tools and Strategies Prevent another Financial Crisis? March 20, 2015
Co-sponsored by The George Washington University

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Opening Remarks Video
Paul Schiff Berman, The George Washington University
Uwe Reinhardt, Griswold Center for Economic Policy Studies, Princeton University
Michael Whitehouse, Vital Venture Networks

Panel: The Fed’s Evolving Role and New Responsibilities in Supervision and Regulation: U.S. and Global Implications Video
Clay Lowery, Vice President, Rock Creek Global Advisors LLC
Coryann Stefansson, Managing Director, Financial Services Advisory Practice, PwC
Jose Vinals, Financial Counsellor, Director of Monetary and Capital Markets Department, IMF
David Wessel, Director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy, the Brookings Institution
Moderated by: Ralph (Chip) MacDonald, Partner, Jones Day

Panel: Will the Fed’s New Strategies Succeed in Preventing Another Financial Crisis? Video
Michael Bradfield, General Counsel, The Volcker Alliance
Simon Johnson, Professor, MIT, Sloan School of Management
Barbara Novick, Vice Chairman, Co-Founder, Black Rock
Arthur Wilmarth, Professor, GW Law
Moderated by: Binyamin Appelbaum, The New York Times

Luncheon Keynote Address
Barney Frank, former member U.S. Congress (D, MA) and Chair of the House Financial Services Committee; co-author of The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Panel: Are the Fed’s New Supervisory Tools Strong Enough in an Era of Financial Innovation and Shadow Banking? And How Will Other Federal Agencies Assist? Video
Anat Admati, Professor, Stanford University Graduate School of Business
Michael Gibson, Director, Division of Banking Supervision & Regulation, The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Don Kohn, Senior Fellow, the Brookings Institution
Patrick Pinschmidt, Deputy Assistant Secretary and Executive Director, FSOC, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Moderated by: Paul Saltzman, President, The Clearing House Association

Closing Keynote Remarks: Reflections on Federal Financial Agencies Past and Future Roles in Financial Regulation – Structural Reforms for Controlling Systemic Risk Video
Paul Volcker, Chairman, The Volcker Alliance, former Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
Paul Volcker


2015 Special Lunch-time Talk: Who Should Control Monetary Policy? Politicians or the Central Bank? February 18, 2015
Don Brash, former governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and member of the New Zealand Parliament

Don Brash

Co-sponsored by the Bendheim Center for Finance (BCF), the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance (JRCPPF).
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2014 Special Symposium Celebrating the Centennial of the Federal Reserve: The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy: Traditional and New Tools, November 13, 2014
Co-sponsored by The George Washington University

Keynote Conversation
Paul Volcker, Chairman, The Volcker Alliance, former Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, with Alan Blinder, Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University, former vice chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Video

Paul Volcker

Opening Talk: The Federal Reserve at 100: A Comparative View of the World’s Central Banks
Harold James, Princeton University Video

Panel: The Role of Monetary Policy in Financial Stability Video
Harold Cole, University of Pennsylvania
Frederic Mishkin, Columbia Business School
Moderated by Christopher Sims, Princeton University

Panel: Monetary Policy during the Crisis: What Worked and What Didn’t? Video
R. Glenn Hubbard, Columbia Business School
Donald Kohn, Brookings Institution
James McAndrews, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Moderated by Nell Henderson, The Wall Street Journal

Panel: Monetary Policy after the Recovery: What is the New Normal? Video
Charles Plosser, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Frank Schorfheide, University of Pennsylvania
Neal Soss, Credit Suisse
Moderated by Binyamin Appelbaum, The New York Times


2014 Fall Symposium: Is the Financial Sector Too Big? October 24-25, 2014
Keynote address by Lord Mervyn King, former Governor of the Bank of England
By invitation only
Lord Mervyn King

Economic Outlook:
James Glassman, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Panel: What are the Effects of a Growing Financial Sector?
Tobias Adrian, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Darrell Duffie, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Barbara Novick, BlackRock
David Scharfstein, Harvard Business School

Keynote Closing Remarks:
Thomas Philippon, NYU Stern School of Business


2014 Special Dinner: The Shifts and the Shocks: What We’ve Learned—and Have Still to Learn—From the Financial Crisis, October 8, 2014
Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator at the Financial Times, London
By invitation only
Martin Wolf

2014 Princeton Reunions Panel Discussion: Economic Policy Challenges, May 30, 2014

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N. Gregory Mankiw, Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics at Harvard University, and
Christopher Sims, Hughes-Rogers Professor of Economics at Princeton University.

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2014 Undergraduate Student Research Forum, May 1, 2014

Student Speakers:
2014 UG student speakers

Nicola Babarcich ’14, “Bayesian Estimation of a Small Open Economy New Keynesian DSGE Model: Exchange Rate Dynamics in the Case of the Republic of Turkey”
Kimberly Chen ’14, “Risk-Based Insurance Tariff Analysis: Paired Economic Models for Navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace”
Joyce Lim ’14, “The New York City Green Cart Program: An Impact Evaluation”
Jeffrey Schwartz ’14, “Medicaid Managed Care: Higher Quality Care at Lower Cost? An Analysis of the Medi-Cal Population”
David Alexander Seyferth ’14, “The Crisis Aftermath: Understanding Variability in Housing Recovery at the Metropolitan Level”


2014 Special Dinner: Global Liquidity and the Prospects for Emerging Economies in 2014, April 4, 2014
Dani Rodrik, Albert O. Hirschman Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, and
Hyun Song Shin, Hughes-Rogers Professor of Economics at Princeton University.
By invitation only

RodrikSong Shin


2014 Spring Symposium: Economic Policy Challenges in Obama’s Second Term, February 7-8, 2014
Keynote address by Alan Krueger, Bendheim Professor of Economics & Public Policy at Princeton University and former chairman of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers.
By invitation only
Alan Krueger

Economic Outlook:
Dean Maki, Barclays Capital

Panel: Political Economy of Fiscal Policy
William Gale, Brookings Institution
Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute
Harvey Rosen, Princeton University
Julian Zelizer, Princeton University

Keynote Closing Remarks:
Norman Ornstein, American Enterprise Institute


2013 Fall Symposium: Prospects for Long-Term Growth in the U.S. Economy, October 11-12, 2013
Keynote conversation between Paul Krugman, professor of economics and international affairs at Princeton University and op-ed columnist for The New York Times, and Robert Gordon, Stanley G. Harris Professor of the Social Sciences at Northwestern University; moderated by Alan Blinder, Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University.
By invitation only

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Economic Outlook:
Mark Zandi, Moody’s Analytics, Inc.

Panel: Structural Changes in the U.S. Economy
James Hamilton, University of California, San Diego
Frank Levy, MIT and Harvard Medical School
Neal Soss, Credit Suisse

Panel: Innovation and Economic Growth
Erik Brynjolfsson, MIT Sloan School
Richard D’Aveni, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College
Michael McAlpine, Princeton University


2013 Special Dinner: The New Geography of American Prosperity, September 19, 2013
Meredith Whitney, CEO of Meredith Whitney Advisory Group, LLC.
By invitation only
Meredith Whitney


2013 Undergraduate Student Research Forum, May 2, 2013
Co-sponsored by the Center for Health and Wellbeing

Student Speakers:
2013 UG student speakers

Maeve Drablos ’13, “Easing Transition to Adulthood for Students with Disabilities: A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Community-Based Instruction in New Jersey”
Samuel Dresner ’13, “Symptoms of Hospital Congestion: An Empirical Study of the Impact of Hospital Competition on the Quality and Cost of Medical Care in California”
Ameer Elbuluk ’13, “Hospital vs. Hospice: An Empirical Analysis of the Determinants of Care in End-of-Life Patients”
Shirley Lee ’13, “Effects of Stimulant Treatment for ADHD on Long-term Academic Outcomes in Children”
Jio Park ’13 , “Consolidation in the Health Care Industry: An Empirical Study of the Impact of Hospital Mergers on Quality of Care in California”


2013 Spring Symposium: The Future of the Chinese Economy, April 19-20, 2013
A keynote conversation between Governor Jon Huntsman, former ambassador to China and Singapore and former governor of Utah, and Stephen Roach, former chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, following dinner on Friday, April 19.
By invitation only

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Economic Outlook:
Jan Hatzius, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Panel: China: Hard or Soft Landing?
Gregory Chow, Princeton University
Nicholas Lardy, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Shang-Jin Wei, Columbia Business School

Panel: China and the Rest of the World
Edward Dunne, Willowbridge Associates
Cheng Li, Brookings Institution
Burton Malkiel, Princeton University
Hyun Song Shin, Princeton University


2013 Special Dinner: After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead, March 1, 2013
Alan S. Blinder, Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, and Vice Chairman of the Promontory Interfinancial Network
By invitation only
Alan Blinder


2012 Fall Symposium: Health Care Spending and the Deficit, November 16-17, 2012
Keynote address by Robert D. Reischauer, president emeritus of the Urban Institute and former director of the Congressional Budget Office
By invitation only
Robert D. Reischauer

Post-election Economic Policy Issues:
Alan S. Blinder, Princeton University

Panel: Bending the Cost Curve in Health Care
Joseph R. Antos, American Enterprise Institute
Mark V. Pauly, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Uwe E. Reinhardt, Princeton University

Panel: The Future of Medicare
Henry J. Aaron, Brookings Institution
Katherine Baicker, Harvard School of Public Health
Stuart M. Butler, The Heritage Foundation


2012 Special Dinner: The 2012 Elections: Issues and Answers, September 21, 2012
David R. Gergen, Director of the Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School, and Senior Political Analyst for CNN
By invitation only
David R. Gergen

Dedication of the Benjamin H. Griswold III, Class of 1933, Center for Economic Policy Studies, May 18, 2012

Panel: The Griswold Center, Bringing Together Members of the Academic, Business, and Government Communities (panelists discussed lessons learned from the economic events of the last five years)
By invitation only
Anshu Jain, Deutsche Bank AG
N. Gregory Mankiw, Harvard University
Christopher A. Sims, Princeton University

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