Winter Institute - Innovative Economics

Speakers and Presenters

2018 Winter InstituteEd Glaeser

When: Feb. 1-2

Where: St. Cloud State and 912 Regency Plaza

Keynote Presenter: Edward Glaeser 

Topic: Understanding Cities

Edward Glaeser is the Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University, where he has taught since 1992. He regularly teaches microeconomics theory, and occasionally urban and public economics. He has served as Director of the Taubman Center for State and Local Government, and Director of the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston.

He has published dozens of papers on cities economic growth, law, and economics. In particular, his work has focused on the determinants of city growth and the role of cities as centers of idea transmission. He received his doctorate from the University of Chicago in 1992.

His books include Cities, Agglomeration, and Spatial Equilibrium (Oxford University Press, 2008), Rethinking Federal Housing Policy (American Enterprise Institute Press, 2008) and Triumph of the City (Penguin Press, 2011).

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