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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.
The first African-American to receive the award, Fryer was recognized for his contributions to research on the economics of race and inequality.
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.
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."
The new Economics Question Center, which is designed as a hub for tutoring in foundational economics courses, has yet to receive much student traffic.
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.
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.
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.
Economics 10b is the spring's largest course in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Based on course enrollment data, Harvard’s flagship introductory economics course has enrolled the largest number of undergraduates this semester.
Based on preliminary course enrollment data, Economics 10b has enrolled the largest number of undergraduates this semester.
The former Lowell House resident will study at Oxford next fall and plans to pursue an M.Phil in economics.
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.
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.