The Economics Department

2014 Arlitt Lecture in Economics


2014 Arlitt Lecture in Economics

Featured Speaker: Raj Chetty

Raj Chetty is the Bloomberg Professor of Economics at Harvard University. Chetty's research combines empirical
evidence and economic theory to help design more effective government policies. His work on tax policy, unemployment
insurance, and education has been widely cited in media outlets and Congressional testimony. His current research
focuses on equality of opportunity: how can we give children from disadvantaged backgrounds better chances of succeeding?

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