The Great Antidote – Ed Glaeser

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On this week’s episode of The Great Antidote podcast with Juliette Sellgren, she is joined by guest Ed Glaeser. In their discussion, Juliette and Ed cover the current housing crisis, potential solutions, and the advantages brought on by urban life.

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 regularly teaches microeconomics theory, and occasionally urban and public economics. He has served as Director of the Taubman Center for State and Local Government, and Director of the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston. He has published dozens of papers on cities’ economic growth, 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.

Glaeser’s publications include but are not limited to:

Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier (2011)

The Role of Industry, Occupation, and Location-Specific Knowledge in the Survival of New Firms

Jobs for the Heartland: Place-Based Policies in 21st Century America

Water, Health and Wealth

The Economic Implications of Housing Supply

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