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Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
Assistant: Beth Tremblay

Gregory Bruich received his Ph.D. from the Department of Economics at Harvard University. His research is in public economics.  He was voted a “Favorite Professor” by the Harvard College Classes of 2022 and 2023.  He has received the "Lunch on the Dean" teaching award from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.  He has received the Rhodes Inspirational Educator Award from the Rhodes Trust, the John R. Marquand Award for Exceptional Advising, multiple Certificates of Distinction and Certificates of Excellence for his teaching, and a Special Commendation for Extraordinary Teaching in Extraordinary Times from the Dean of Undergraduate Education at Harvard College.  He has been the Faculty Adviser for over thirty senior theses in Economics, Applied Math, Social Studies, and Statistics.  He has received FAS research grants for advising seven Hoopes Prize winning senior theses.  In the fall, he teaches an econometrics class for Ph.D. students (Economics 2110/HKS API 114/HBS 4170).  In the spring, he teaches over 600 students across two classes: Economics 1123 Introduction to Econometrics; and Economics 50 Using Big Data to Solve Economic and Social Problems (with Raj Chetty).  He has also taught other classes in Public Economics, Labor Economics, and Econometrics at Harvard.  He has been nominated several times for the Star Family Prize for Excellence in Advising.

Executive Education Programs


Public Finance
Business & Regulation
Science, Technology & Data
Education, Training & Labor
Poverty, Inequality & Opportunity

Mailing Address

Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138