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Summer Institute

The NBER Summer Institute is an annual three-week conference that is held in Cambridge, MA. On account of the pandemic, the 2021 meeting was held online.

44th Annual NBER Summer Institute 

The 44th annual NBER Summer Institute was held online between Monday, July 12 and Friday, July 30, 2021. It consisted of nearly 50 distinct meetings, each focusing on a topic or a sub-field in economics. The schedule of meetings can be found here and a schedule of individual papers may be found here


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Claudia Goldin, the Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard University and a past president of the American...
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The extent to which individual responses to household surveys are protected from discovery by outside parties depends...
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Alexander M. Gelber and James M. Poterba, Organizers Summer Institute 2020 Economics of Social Security Conference...

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Raghuram Rajan, in 10th Annual Feldstein Lecture, Analyzes Role of Liquidity in Recent Financial Crisis. Read the...
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