Emil Verner, Ph.D.
Class of 1957 Career Development Professor, and Assistant ProfessorMIT Sloan School of Management
Emil Verner is the Class of 1957 Career Development Professor and an assistant professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management. His research focuses on macroeconomics and finance. His recent research studies how the 1918 flu pandemic and associated public health interventions affected the U.S. economy, drawing lessons and contrasts with the COVID-19 pandemic. In other research, Dr. Verner has examined the role of financial markets in amplifying business cycle fluctuations. His research has been published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the American Economics Review, and the Journal of Finance. Dr. Verner received his undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Copenhagen and his Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University.