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Guest Lecture: Prof Raj Chetty - Using Differences in Knowledge Across Neighborhoods to Uncover the Impacts of Income Taxes on Earnings

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Event Details

Presentation material for Prof Raj Chetty's lecture 'Using Differences in Knowledge Across Neighborhoods to Uncover the Impacts of Income Taxes on Earnings', presented at the Treasury on 13 December 2011.

Biography

Raj Chetty is a Professor in the Economics Department at Harvard University, Co-Director of the Public Economics group at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and Editor of the Journal of Public Economics.  His research on topics such as taxation, unemployment, and education has been widely cited in media outlets and Congressional testimony. Chetty has been named one of the top young economists in the world by the New York Times and the Economist magazine. Chetty received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 2003 and is one of the youngest tenured professors in the university’s history.