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Search over 6750 articles, papers, videos, podcasts, book chapters, interviews and more from Harvard faculty on growth, jobs, inequality, and economic crises.

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How do we create a growing economy in which there is prosperity that is sustainable and broadly shared? The posts in this section look at policy ideas and research from across Harvard on a broad set of economic and policy considerations.


Technology and international trade have significantly disrupted the labor market and new job creation. We identified firms, industries, and locations where future jobs will likely emerge. We also consider public policies with the best chance of creating jobs to support a robust middle class.


Inequality is rising within and between countries across the globe. The posts in this section explore the different dimensions of inequality, its causes, significance and severity. They also discuss various options to address growing inequality.


The posts collected here explore the causes of economic and financial crises and their consequences. They include a multitude of proposals for preventing and mitigating such crises now and in the future.