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Edward Glaeser

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Edward Glaeser's Biography

Edward Ludwig "Ed" Glaeser (born May 1, 1967) is an economist at Harvard University. He was educated at The Collegiate School in New York City before obtaining his B.A. in economics from Princeton University and his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago. Glaeser joined the faculty of Harvard in 1992, where he is currently (as of April 2012) the Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor at the Department of Economics, the Director of the Taubman Center for State and Local Government, and the Director of the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston (both at the Kennedy School of Government). He was also an editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics. Glaeser's connections with both Chicago and Harvard make him a linkage between the Chicago School and the Cambridge School of Economics. Glaeser and John A. List were mentioned as reasons why the AEA committee began to award the Clark Medal annually in 2009.

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  • San Diego ranked top climate for startups

      News Source: San Diego Union-Tribune | 30 days ago
    A report last week from Forbes.com ranked San Diego County as the nation's best place to launch a startup or operate a small business. Because startups tend to produce an inordinate amount of innovation and job growth, this is an important
  • The Tragedy Of Argentina: A Century Of Decline

      News Source: BusinessInsider | 1 month ago
    Buenos Aires want to change the pesos they do not trust into the dollars they do, they go to a cueva, or "cave", an office that acts as a front for a thriving illegal exchange market. In one cueva near Florida Street, a pedestrian thoroughfare in the
  • Cities pour gas on affordability fire

      News Source: San Diego Union-Tribune | 3 months ago
    As the cost of housing rebounds, California's affordability crisis is roaring back with a vengeance. Middle-class families, tired of spending half their paychecks on housing, are fleeing the state faster than others arrive...Income inequality is

Edward Glaeser Blogs

  • What We're Reading This Week | BookPeople's Blog

      Blog Source: bookpeopleblog.wordpress.com | 28 days ago
    Triumph of the City by Edward Glaeser. “I feel better about all the high-rises in Austin that are being built around our beautiful skyline. The author is a big proponent of building up instead of sprawling out. It's more green and efficient, he
  • Want To Predict A City's Growth? Just Look At Its Average ...

      Blog Source: urbantimes.co | 28 days ago
    Then yesterday, I was reading The Urbanophile blog and I was reminded of a fascinating finding from Edward Glaeser's book, Triumph of the City: climate matters when it comes to cities and prosperity. In fact (from New York Magazine):.
  • Warm Januaries: Climate Doesn't Affect Human Migration ...

      Blog Source: www.psmag.com | 28 days ago
    Renn pointed me towards the work of Edward Glaeser, the Harvard economist and U. of C. grad who's become one of the most prominent analysts of the American city in the 21st century. And he thinks there's a strong correlation. He's got a&

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