HAA Online Event: COVID-19 and Economic Opportunity Across Zip Codes in America
The Harvard Alumni Association presents a webinar with Professor Raj Chetty AB ’00, PhD ’03, William A. Ackman Professor of Public Economics at Harvard University
Join the alumni YouTube livestream with Professor Chetty for a discussion of how the COVID pandemic is affecting the American economy at the ZIP code level, drawing on new real time data to trace the impacts of the crisis on consumer spending, business, and employment prospects. Dr. Chetty will also address his recent work on the COVID crisis in the context of his research lab's broader work on equality of opportunity and racial equity, describing how the current crisis links to broader structural challenges in the American economy. This program is coordinated through the Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning, and will be livestreamed to the alumni community in collaboration with the HAA.
What: Professor Raj Chetty AB ’00, PhD ’03 will explore how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the American economy at the ZIP code level, drawing on new real-time data to trace the impacts of the crisis on consumer spending, business, and employment prospects.
When: Tuesday, July 28th, 2020, 7:00pm
Where: Online Webinar
Tickets: Please complete this registration form on the HAA site to confirm your attendance. You will be emailed the YouTube livestream link in the confirmation email and the morning of the event. This program will be recorded and available on the VPAL YouTube page at a later date.
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