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James Poterba Profile
James M. Poterba, Principal Investigator

James Poterba is the Mitsui Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the President and CEO of the NBER. His research straddles the fields of public and financial economics, with particular emphasis on tax policy and on the determinants of retirement security.

Edward Glaeser Profile
Edward L. Glaeser, Senior Investigator

Edward Glaeser is the Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University. His research ranges broadly within urban economics, exploring the determinants of city growth and the role of cities in fostering idea transmission and other agglomeration economies.

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Stephen J. Redding, Senior Investigator

Stephen J. Redding is the Harold T. Shapiro ‘64 Professor in Economics at Princeton University. His research interests span international trade, economic geography, and the determinants of productivity and economic growth.

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