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