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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.
David W. Johnson and his wife, Anne Pringle, an associate professor in the Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Department, will be moving to Wisconsin at the end of the academic year.
9:30 a.m.: Wake up for your 10 a.m. Give up on your 10 a.m. Last night’s Thirsty Thursday debauchery certainly doesn’t come for free. Your parents, eyes bright, peek into your miniscule Holworthy double. Lie to your parents, saying you received an email that your [insert class that would never be cancelled] lecture was postponed. Roll back into bed, sinking into the deepest parts of slumber you can only enjoy during truancy.