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Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Larry, In His Element

Professor Summers meets with graduate student Natasha R. Sarin in his office. Sarin has worked with Summers on research and as a teaching fellow in his globalization courses.

Harvard Business School

Report Finds 'Troubling Divergences' in U.S. Economy

Harvard Business School alumni are still pessimistic about the American economy, according to a new report titled “An Economy Doing Half Its Job.”

Innovation for Greece
Events

At Conference, Speakers Discuss Future of Greece

Academics, students, and professors from a range of fields came together to discuss the current state and future of Greece’s government and economic sectors on Saturday.

Economics

After Two Years at the Fed, Economics Professor To Return to Harvard

Economics professor Jeremy C. Stein will resign from his position on the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve in May and return to Harvard.

Tax Deadlines
Economics

A Taxing Attempt at Filing Taxes

College students everywhere are scrambling to finish filing their taxes. If you haven’t started, then hop on the struggle bus, because the deadline is April 15.

Innovation and the Economy
IOP

World Economic Forum Founder Discusses Global Economy at IOP

The discussion, titled “Improving the State of the World”, was moderated by David R. Gergen, co-director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Kennedy School of Government.

Coming Apart at the IOP
IOP

America is Coming Apart, Libertarian Author Says at IOP

During a talk at the IOP Thursday, Charles A. Murray '65 expressed pessimism about the future of class division in America.

On the Economy
IOP

On the Economy

A large crowd fills the Institute of Politics as Lawrence H. Summers speaks with David Gergen about the state of the U.S. economy. Summers stated that technological advancements may help improve the economy.

Economics

World Economic Forum and Dartmouth Latest To Join EdX Platform

The Forum, a Swiss non-profit organization that holds an annual conference on global economic policy, will launch its first course in May.

Economics

At Forum, Faust Stresses Importance of Higher Education and Humanities

The trip was the president's fifth to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland since 2008.

Op Eds

Is the War on Drugs Over?

Legalization advocates, therefore, are feeling optimistic: Many expect full legalization, at least for marijuana, within a few years. This euphoria is understandable, but premature.

Japanese monetary policies
Economics

Japanese monetary policies

Masaaki Shirakawa, former governor of the Central Bank of Japan, addresses an audience at the Kennedy School on Thursday. Shirakawa discussed challenges facing the Japanese economy and policies employed to combat them.

Lin's Favorite Mankiw
Economics

Where Else Mankiw Should Lecture (No, Not Sanders Theatre)

On Wednesday, professor N. Gregory Mankiw was over in Providence delivering a guest lecture to students at Brown (he managed to fit that in when he’s only scheduled to lecture in his intro economics course six times this semester). Flyby came up with a list of other places where Mankiw could guest lecture.

Undergraduate Council

Image

Mankiw for UC?

Harvard Kennedy School

Senior Vice-Minister Discusses Japan's Economy at Harvard Kennedy School

Japan’s Senior Vice-Minister of the Cabinet Office Yasutoshi Nishimura emphasized the need to revitalize Japan’s stagnating economy and explained the different components of “Abenomics”—Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plan for economic revitalization—to Harvard affiliates Saturday afternoon.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization