Front & Center Speaker Series: Edward Glaeser Speaks about City Environments Fostering Knowledge, Innovation and Wealth

Sullivan & Worcester LLP, 21st Floor, One Post Office Square, Boston, MA
February 28, 2012 (6:00 p.m.)

Sullivan & Worcester hosted "Front & Center — A Sullivan & Worcester Speaker Series," featuring Edward Glaeser on Tuesday, February 28. 

Edward Glaeser is a pioneering urban economist. He has illuminated the vital role cities play in nurturing and promoting economic and cultural achievement, including entrepreneurship, idea creation and transmission, and even better personal health. Professor Glaeser is the author of Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier and Happier. He offers insights into the ways cities are the key to a nation’s growth and prosperity. He is Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University where he teaches urban and social economics. He is also Director of Taubman Center for State and Local Government and Director of Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston at Kennedy School of Government. Professor Glaeser is a writer for the Economix blog of The New York Times and a contributor to Bloomberg View.

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