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."