Martin Wachs Distinguished Lecture in Transportation

April 25, 2013 @ 6:40 pm – 7:40 pm
UCB 112 Wurster Hall
Morgan Velarde

Edward Glaeser is currently the Fred and Eleanor Gimp Professor of Economics at Harvard Kennedy School., He also serves as the director of both the Taubman Center for State and Local Government and the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston. He studies the economics of cities, and has written scores of urban issues, including the growth of cities, segregation, crime, and housing markets. He has been particularly interested in the role that geographic proximity can play in creating knowledge and innovation. Glaeser is also the author and co-author of over forty publications, including online and print material. At Harvard he teaches urban and social economics and microeconomic theory. His work focuses on the determinants of city growth and the role of cities as centers of idea transmission. This lecture is funded by the Martin Wachs Distinguished Lecture in Transportation Fund.Please RSVP to Morgan Velarde by April 22, 2013


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