Edward Glaeser

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General Information

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Name: Edward Glaeser

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, Other;




Photo credit: Louise Kennedy Converse

Illinois Connection

Edward received his received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1992.

Biographical and Professional Information

Edward Glaeser is the Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University. He studies the economics of cities, housing, segregation, obesity, crime, innovation, and other subjects, and writes about many of these issues for Economix. He serves as the director of the Taubman Center for State and Local Government and the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston. He is also a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute

Published Works

  • Fighting Poverty in the US and Europe: A World of Difference (With Alberto Alisina), Oxford University Press, 2006
  • The Governance of Not-for-Profit Organizations , University of Chicago Press, 2006
  • Rethinking Federal Housing Policy(With Joseph Gyourko), Aei Press, 2008
  • Cities, Agglomeration, and Spatial Equilibrium, Oxford University Press, 2008
  • Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier , Penguin Press, 2011

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Fighting Poverty in the US and Europe: A World of Difference (The Rodolfo De Benedetti Lecture Series)

ISBN: 0199286108
Release Date: 2006-01-12

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The Governance of Not-for-Profit Organizations (National Bureau of Economic Research Conference Report)

ISBN: 0226297888
Release Date: 2006-05-15

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Edward Glaeser on WorldCat

Edward Glaeser on Amazon


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