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Greg Mankiw Lecture

 Professor Greg Mankiw

In the inaugural Juli Plant Grainger Institute Seminar, Greg Mankiw will present "Today's Economy and Its Discontents" on Wednesday, November 2nd, at 4:30 pm at the DeLuca Forum Center in the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery. 

Professor Mankiw is a Harvard Professor who earned his PhD at MIT in 1985. His research focuses on price adjustment, consumer behavior, financial markets, monetary and fiscal policy, and economic growth. 

  • From 2003-2005, he chaired George W. Bush's Council of Economics Advisers.
  • Since 2009, he has been a regular columnist for the New York Times Business section and before that for the Wall Street Journal.
  • His blog, "Random Observations for Students of Economics" is among the most-read economics blogs.
  • His text book, "Principles of Economics" is a staple of course reading lists. 
  • In 2006, he served as a economics adviser to Mitt Romney.
  • In 2012, the Princeton Review named him one of the top 300 professors in the US. 
  • From 2012-2015, he served as Chair of Harvard's Economics Department.
  • In 2014, he was elected Vice President of the American Economics Association.
  • In 2016, he joined the Gates Foundation's "Partnership on Mobility from Poverty."