Tagged: Ed Glaeser

Glaeser Glaeser Glaeser Glaeser Glaeser GLAESER Glaeser! - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Jun 26, 2013

Mark your calendars: Ed Glaeser delivers the Economics Department's Condliffe Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, 10 July. Ed Glaeser is the world's best urban economist (says me). His book, The Triumph of the City, is the culmination of decades of serious work on urban issues. Do register for his talk and attend. Event Details Presenter: Professor Edward … Read More

Another for the “As always, Ed Glaeser is right” file… - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Apr 09, 2013

Ed Glaeser highlights one of the main advantages real universities have over online alternatives: it's where you're most likely to find your best possible spousal match. However, my own finely tuned algebraic simulations of an optimal spousal-search model find that while college provides an ideal time to accumulate a large stock of good friends (prospective spouses), it is typically … Read More