Swati Bhatt, *86 ECO

Facilitator, Business Skills for PhDs in Academia and Beyond
Faculty Lecturer

Swati Bhatt received her Ph.D.  from the Princeton Economics Department in 1986 and has been a faculty member there since 1992. Her research interests include the economics of digitization and industrial organization with a focus on the technology industry. She has taught Economics of the Internet (ECO326) since 2013 and the Freshman Seminar, the Digital Bazaar, since 2017.  Previously, (2007-2012) she taught Intermediate Microeconomics and Industrial Organization. She is a Forbes Faculty Fellow as well as Athletics Fellow for Princeton Football (since 2016) and has supervised over 150 senior theses. Her publications include How Digital Communication Technology Shapes Markets (2017), The Attention Deficit: Unintended Consequences of Digital Connectivity (2019) and Entrepreneurship Today: The Resurgence of Small Technology-Driven Businesses (forthcoming 2022).

She was Director of Student Programs at the Bendheim Center for Finance from 2000-2007. Bhatt was a research economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (1985-1990) and taught at New York University's Stern School of Business (1990-1992).