Raj Chetty

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Raj Chetty is the Bloomberg professor of economics at Harvard University and a 2012 MacArthur Genius fellow. 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.

Raj Chetty, Professor of Economics from Harvard University, is pictured in Littauer Center. Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer

Raj Chetty, Professor of Economics from Harvard University, is pictured in Littauer Center. Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer

Bloomberg Professor of Economics at Harvard University

Areas of Expertise: Economics, Equality of Opportunity, Tax Policy, Unemployment, Education

Location: Cambridge, MA

Contact Information:

Email: chetty79@gmail.com

Or you can contact his assistant, Clare Dingwell
Phone: (617) 496-9126
Email: dingwell@fas.harvard.edu

Heard on NPR: For a full list, click here.

All Things Considered: Want To Earn $1,000 More A Year? Try Kindergarten

Heard on WBUR: For a full list, click here.

On Point: Upward Mobility In America

Added April 2015

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