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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.
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.
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.
During a talk at the IOP Thursday, Charles A. Murray '65 expressed pessimism about the future of class division in America.
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.
The Forum, a Swiss non-profit organization that holds an annual conference on global economic policy, will launch its first course in May.
Legalization advocates, therefore, are feeling optimistic: Many expect full legalization, at least for marijuana, within a few years. This euphoria is understandable, but premature.
The trip was the president's fifth to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland since 2008.
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.
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.
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.
If you’re a sophomore, you’re probably freaking out about having to declare your concentration by mid-November (and by even earlier for some programs). To help you avoid picking the wrong one, Flyby compiled a cheat sheet detailing some possible areas of study.
Mario Draghi’s lecture at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum came the evening after Germany rejected a proposal from the EU that would have temporarily allowed the European Commission to aid struggling banks in Europe.
As investors continue to voice concerns over market growth in Asia, Governor of the Bank of Thailand Prasarn Trairatvorakul emphasized the importance of strong political institutions in coping with today's economic challenges in a lecture at the Harvard Kennedy School.