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Economics

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FAS

In Letter, Hundreds of Students Call for Changes to University Econ Depts Following Fryer Allegations

More than 285 graduate students and research assistants — at least 18 of them at Harvard — signed a letter Thursday calling for changes within the field of economics in response to allegations of sexual harassment against Professor Roland G. Fryer, Jr.

Roland G. Fryer, Jr.
Economics

Harvard Prof. Fryer Denies Sexual Harassment Allegations in Letter

Economics Professor Roland G. Fryer, Jr. denied all allegations of sexual harassment leveled against him in a letter published in the New York Times Thursday.

Roland G. Fryer, Jr.
Economics

Prof. Fryer Facing Two More Harvard Investigations: One Title IX, One Financial

Economics Professor Roland G. Fryer, Jr. is the subject of two more Harvard-led investigations, one into allegations of sexual misconduct brought by a group of women, the other into his spending and lab’s finances, the New York Times reported Friday.

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Student Life

Up to 31 Percent of Harvard Graduate Students Report Struggles with Depression, Anxiety in Survey of Four Departments

HUHS developed the questionnaires in collaboration with students studying Earth and Planetary Sciences, Physics, Integrative Life Sciences, and Economics.

Roland Fryer Headshot
Economics

Roland Fryer Headshot

A headshot of Economics professor Roland G. Fryer, Jr. among other department faculty in the Littauer Center.

Roland Fryer
FAS

Harvard Concludes Investigation Into Fryer, Admins Now Mulling Possible Punishment

Harvard has concluded its Title IX investigation into sexual harassment allegations brought against Economics professor Roland G. Fryer, Jr., who must now wait for administrators to determine how — if at all — they will punish him.

Roland Fryer Headshot
FAS

Amid Allegations of Sexual Misconduct, Harvard Prof. Fryer Racks Up Second Prestigious Award

Harvard Professor Roland G. Fryer, Jr. has been named a fellow of the Econometric Society, collecting a second prestigious award in as many months — and as he faces allegations of sexual harassment.

Roland G. Fryer, Jr.
Economics

American Economics Association Elects Fryer to High-Ranking Post, Says It Was Unaware of Sexual Harassment Allegations

The AEA announced in fall 2018 that it was adding Fryer — along with four other top economists including former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen — to the 2019 iteration of its Executive Committee.

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Economics

What Ec10a Can Teach Us About Harvard-Yale

Think Harvard-Yale is a chance to escape academics? Think again. There’s no escaping Ec 10a.

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Harvard Law School

Former Treasury Secretary Lew Talks Faith and Politics at Harvard Law

Lew argued that public servants’ commitment to the nation’s interests should take precedence over their personal religious beliefs.

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IOP

Economists Advocate For The 'Next Big Economic Idea' at Harvard IOP

Four economists proposed policy changes to promote economic equality — including universal basic income, a federal job guarantee, and job incentives — at a panel held at the Institute of Politics Thursday.

Raj Chetty
On Campus

Raj Chetty

Raj Chetty '00, the William A. Ackman Professor of Public Economics, has returned to teach at Harvard after spending three years at Stanford.

Raj Chetty
Economics

Back at Harvard, Chetty Explores Economic Inequality Through 'Opportunity Insights' Initiative

Economist Raj Chetty ’00 returned to Harvard this fall not just to teach, but also to develop Opportunity Insights, a new institute of researchers and policy analysts focused on addressing economic inequality in America.

Harris Lecture
On Campus

Harris Lecture

Gabriel Zucman, an Assistant Professor at UC Berkeley, speaks about globalization, taxes, and inequality in Science Center Hall D Wednesday afternoon.

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