Benjamin H. Griswold III, Class of 1933, Center for Economic Policy Studies
funds economic policy-related research projects within
Princeton’s Department of Economics. Examples
of projects that have been completed recently or are
currently underway include:
- Alan Blinder's new book, After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead, will be published by Penguin Press (January 2013).
- Myrto Kalouptsidi has been researching the nature of economic fluctuations in the oceanic bulk-shipping industry. Her most recent working paper is "Time to Build and Fluctuations in Bulk Shipping."
- Nobuhiro Kiyotaki continues financial policy research with Mark Gertler (NYU). Their most recent working paper is "Banking, Liquidity and Bank Runs in an Infinite Horizon Economy."
- David Lee's most recent project with Emmanuel Saez (UC Berkeley), entitled "Optimal Minimum Wage Policy in Competitive Labor Markets," is forthcoming in the Journal of Public Economics.
- Benjamin Moll is currently working on a project to document to what extent experience-earnings profiles differ across countries. His most recent working paper is "Experience Matters: Human Capital and Development Accounting," co-authored with David Lagakos (ASU), Tommaso Porzio (Yale), and Nancy Qian (Yale).
- Uwe Reinhardt continues to focus on issues affecting fiscal and monetary policy and health care. His paper, "Divide et Impera: Protecting the Growth of Health Care Income (Costs)," appeared in Health Economics 21: 41–54 (2012).
- Harvey Rosen continues to work with Philipp Bewerunge to estimate differentials in public-private sector wage and pension compensation. He is also working with Jonathan Meer (Texas A&M) to study the impact of undergraduate financial aid upon alumni giving.
- Hyun Song Shin continues to research financial institutions, risk and financial stability issues, and recently completed and presented several working papers, including "Working Capital, Inventories and Optimal Offshoring," co-authored with Se-Jik Kim (Seoul National University).
- Christopher Sims continues his work on monetary and fiscal policy interactions. His recent paper, "Gaps in the Institutional Structure of the Euro," was prepared for the Banque de France publication, Public Debt, Monetary Policy and Financial Stability No. 16 (April 2012).