#NPRSource of the Week: Raj Chetty

Raj Chetty is a professor of economics at Stanford University and is a 2012 MacArthur fellowship recipient. His work on tax policy, unemployment and education has helped to shape government policy.

Chetty’s current research combines empirical evidence and theory, and focuses on equality of opportunity and how to give children from disadvantaged backgrounds better chances of succeeding later in life. He has been named one of the top economists in the world by The New York Times and The Economist. He is the editor of the Journal of Public Economics and has appeared on WBUR’s On Point, NPR’s All Things Considered and Planet Money.

Members of the Harvard Economics Department
Raj Chetty, Professor of Economics, formerly of Harvard University, is pictured in Littauer Center. Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer

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