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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 alumni are still pessimistic about the American economy, according to a new report titled “An Economy Doing Half Its Job.”
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 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.
The trip was the president's fifth to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland since 2008.
Legalization advocates, therefore, are feeling optimistic: Many expect full legalization, at least for marijuana, within a few years. This euphoria is understandable, but premature.
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.