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In the City: How Harvard economist Ed Glaeser sees the future of cities

April 11, 2023 29 Minute Listen

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Want a thriving city? Build. So says Harvard urban economist Ed Glaeser, who talks about why cities remain a magnet for talent and how they can improve affordability.

In the City: How Harvard economist Ed Glaeser sees the future of cities

April 11, 2023 29 Minute Listen

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Edward Glaeser, Ph.D.

Economics Professor, Harvard University

Edward Glaeser is the Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics and the Chairman of the Department of Economics at Harvard University, where he has taught microeconomic theory, and occasionally urban and public economics, since 1992. His latest book is Survival of the City: Mass Flourishing in an Age of Social Isolation, and communicates his thoughts and ideas about the long-term impacts of the pandemic on urban areas.

Host

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Spencer Levy

Global Client Strategist & Senior Economic Advisor, CBRE

Spencer Levy is Global Client Strategist and Senior Economic Advisor for CBRE, the largest commercial real estate services firm in the world. In this role, he focuses on client engagement and public-facing activities, including thought leadership work performed in conjunction with CBRE Research. He also serves as Co-Chair of the Real Estate Roundtable’s Research Committee.

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