Max Miller

Max Miller is a PhD Candidate in Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He will join the Harvard Business School as an Assistant Professor of Finance in the summer of 2023. His research lies at the intersection of finance, macroeconomics, and political economy, aiming to combine insights from asset pricing to improve our understanding of public policy and political institutions. Prior to his PhD program at Wharton, Max worked as a research assistant at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and earned his BBA from Emory University's Goizueta Business School.

Foreign Influence Benefits Foreign Firms and Governments but the Benefits to Americans Are Less Decided

In new research, Marco Grotteria, Max Miller, and S Lakshmi Naaraayanan create and analyze a dataset of more than 12,000 FARA filings to investigate the drivers and outcomes of foreign lobbying of U.S. legislators. Their findings can help inform new laws and regulations that improve government transparency and prevent the more nefarious effects of foreign lobbying.

Inequality Has Increased Far Less Than You Think (If You Consider Social Security Benefits)

In the United States, Social Security accounts for nearly 60 percent of the total wealth of the bottom 90 percent. Once Social Security is...

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