Wednesday, October 20, 2021 All Day
Join us on October 20th as we continue our celebration of Economic Education Month with noteworthy economist, Dr. Gregory Mankiw. This virtual Q&A session is focused on thinking like an economist and the art of teaching economics.
Dr. Mankiw teaches the world with his Principles of Economics textbook which has sold over two million copies and has been translated into twenty languages.
Learn more about his work as a prolific writer, professor, and policy influencer in this moderated Q&A - please submit your question in advance by following the registration link here: Zoom Link
NOTE: This event is free and open to the public. It is particularly appropriate for high school, college, and university students and teachers as well as the broader business community.
For questions, please contact the University of West Georgia Center for Economic Education & Financial Literacy at UWGEconED@westga.edu or 678-839-5423. This event is co-hosted by the UWG Center for Economic Education & Financial Literacy, the Georgia Council on Economic Education, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
About Dr. Gregory Mankiw
Dr. Gregory Mankiw is the Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics at Harvard University. As a student, he studied economics at Princeton University and MIT. As a teacher, he has taught macroeconomics, microeconomics, statistics, and principles of economics. He even spent one summer long ago as a sailing instructor on Long Beach Island.
Professor Mankiw is a prolific writer and a regular participant in academic and policy debates. His research includes work on price adjustment, consumer behavior, financial markets, monetary and fiscal policy, and economic growth. His published articles have appeared in academic journals, such as the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, and Quarterly Journal of Economics, and in more widely accessible forums, such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal.
He has written two popular textbooks: the intermediate-level textbook Macroeconomics and the introductory textbook Principles of Economics which has sold over two million copies and has been translated into twenty languages. In addition to his teaching, research, and writing, Professor Mankiw has been a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, an adviser to the Congressional Budget Office and the Federal Reserve Banks of Boston and New York, and a member of the ETS test development committee for the advanced placement exam in economics. From 2003 to 2005 he served as Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers.
Professor Mankiw lives in Boston, Massachusetts with his wife and three children.