Edward Glaeser

Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics
Taubman Center for State and Local Government
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Phone: 617-496-2150
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Email: Edward_Glaeser@hks.harvard.edu
Edward Glaeser

Profile

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 1992.

Research

For a complete list of faculty citations from 2001 - present, please visit the HKS Faculty Research Connection.

Selected Publication Citations:

  • HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series
    • Glaeser, Edward L., and Cass R. Sunstein. "A Theory of Civil Disobedience." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-036, July 2015.
    • Glaeser, Edward L., and Charles G. Nathanson. "An Extrapolative Model of House Price Dynamics." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-012, March 2015.
  • Reviews
    • Glaeser, Edward L. "They Can Take It If They Want It." Review of The Grasping Hand, by Ilya Somin. Wall Street Journal, July 2015.

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