A plan to change how Harvard teaches economics

A plan to change how Harvard teaches economics

But another Harvard economist has a different idea of how to introduce students to economics. Raj Chetty, a prominent faculty member whom Harvard recently poached back from Stanford, this spring unveiled “Economics 1152: Using Big Data to Solve Economic and Social Problems.” Economics 101 courses are often the only exposure to economic thinking many college students receive — and especially at a place like Harvard, those students grow up to run major cultural, political, and financial institutions.

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