Swati Bhatt


101 Fisher Hall     


Swati Bhatt received her Ph.D.  from the Princeton Economics Department in 1986 and has been a faculty member here 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) and The Attention Deficit: Unintended Consequences of Digital Connectivity (2019).

She was Director of Student Programs at the Bendheim Center for Finance from 2000-2007. Dr. 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).