- 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
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
Please note that Professor Glaeser's office hour appointments
are located in the Economics Department, Littauer 315A, North
For a complete list of faculty citations from 2001 - present, please visit the HKS Faculty Research Connection.
Selected Publication Citations:
- Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
Glaeser, Edward L., Giacomo A. M. Ponzetto, and Yimei Zou. "Urban
Networks: Connecting Markets, People, and Ideas." Papers in
Regional Science 95.1 (March 2016): 17-59.
- HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series
Glaeser, Edward L., Giacomo A.M. Ponzetto, and Andrei Shleifer.
"Securing Property Rights." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper
Series RWP16-040, September 2016.
Glaeser, Edward L. "On Hallowed Ground." Review of Power at
Ground Zero: Politics, Money & the Remaking of Lower
Manhattan, 10/2/2016: 21.
Glaeser, Edward L. "The Old Urbanist." Review of Eyes on the
Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs, American Scholar, 85.4,
Autumn 2016: 120-122.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Those Were The Days." Review of The Rise and
Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living since the
Civil War, by Robert J. Gordon. Wall Street Journal,
267.13, 01/16/2016: C5-C7.