- Office Address
- Mailing Address
John F. Kennedy School of Government
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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
is Director of the Taubman Center for State and Local Government
and Director of the Rappaport Institute of Greater Boston. He
teaches urban and social economics and microeconomic theory. He has
published dozens of papers on cities, economic growth, and 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 PhD from the University of Chicago in
For a complete list of faculty citations from 2001 - present, please visit the Harvard Kennedy School Research Report Online.
Selected Publication Citations:
Glaeser, Edward L. "Make Airline Passengers Pay Higher Fees."
Bloomberg, April 30, 2013.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Big-Project Binge Fueled Motor City’s
Meltdown." Bloomberg, March 20, 2013.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Invest in Massachusetts, but Don’t Play Robin
Hood." Boston Globe, January 22, 2013.
Glaeser, Edward L. "The Urban Innovation Model." Boston
Globe, January 10, 2013.
Glaeser, Edward L. "College Debts but No Degree? Reform the Pell
Grant Program." Boston Globe, December 27, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "A Better Lure for Cities." Boston Globe,
December 13, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Brasília is a Warning to Urban Dreamers."
Financial Times, December 9, 2012.
- HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series
Glaeser, Edward L., Steve Poftak, and Kristina Tobio. "What Do
Parents Want? An Exploration of School Preferences Expressed by
Boston Parents." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series
RWP13-024, July 2013.