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John Bates Clark Medal Recipient
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John Bates Clark Medal Recipient

Roland G. Fryer, this year’s John Bates Clark Medal recipient, speaks about his research on education for disadvantaged youths, influential mentors, and his two-year-old daughter on Monday afternoon in his office at Littauer Center.

John Bates Clark Medal Recipient
Race

Fryer Awarded Clark Medal

The first African-American to receive the award, Fryer was recognized for his contributions to research on the economics of race and inequality.

States and Rights
Politics

States and Rights

Daren Acemoglu, the Killian Professor of Economics at MIT, discusses the various obstacles states faced in building successful economies and what type of institutions allow various types of states to prosper. The talk was hosted by the Harvard College Effective Altruism organization.

Econ Tutoring
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Econ Tutoring

Stephen A. Turban '17, an economics concentrator, seeks help during the new student-led Economics Question Center, which runs Sunday-Thursday. Turban said that "office hours are the biggest thing people miss out on in college."

Econ Tutoring
College

New Ec Question Center Looks To Attract Students

The new Economics Question Center, which is designed as a hub for tutoring in foundational economics courses, has yet to receive much student traffic.

University Hall Protest
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Photos of the Day (04/14/2015)

Summers and Furman at the IOP
IOP

Obama Colleagues Summers and Furman Talk Economic Growth

Former University President Larry Summers and Jason L. Furman ‘92, the current Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, discussed domestic economic growth at a packed JFK Jr. Forum at the IOP Monday night.

Student Groups

Officials Talk Economic Relationships at US-China Forum

Keynote speakers at the Harvard US-China Economic Forum stressed the importance of building economic relationships abroad, as well as fostering connections among domestic groups, on Saturday.

College

Snow Days by Concentration

Now that everyone has frolicked sufficiently, snow days have become a time for learned contemplation. FM considers how students of various concentrations can best use their time off.

Spring Course Enrollment Numbers
College

Spring Course Enrollment Numbers

Economics 10b is the spring's largest course in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Last Chance
College

Ec 10 Remains Semester's Largest Course

Based on course enrollment data, Harvard’s flagship introductory economics course has enrolled the largest number of undergraduates this semester.

College

After Blizzard, 80 Percent of Undergrads Submit Study Cards

Based on preliminary course enrollment data, Economics 10b has enrolled the largest number of undergraduates this semester.

Rhodes Winner Fritzi Reuter
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Reuter ’14 Joins Ranks of 2015 Rhodes Scholars

The former Lowell House resident will study at Oxford next fall and plans to pursue an M.Phil in economics.

College

Controversial Study Photographed 29 Courses in Total

Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching researchers photographed students in 29 courses during a controversial attendance study last spring, the researchers said Thursday when pressed to disclose the exact number of courses studied.

Probably Full
College

Bol Notifies Students Affected by Controversial Attendance Study

While it did not offer more information on the courses involved, Bol’s email to affected students provided details on how cameras were used in classrooms.

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall
Features

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’

Faculty Contributions Feature
Features

Harvard Faculty Donate to Democrats by Wide Margin

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize