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Chetty, Friedman, and Hendren Launch Opportunity Insights
A new research and policy institute focused on improving economic opportunity was announced today. Opportunity Insights is founded by Raj Chetty, John Friedman, and Nathaniel Hendren and represents a partnership between leading economists from Harvard University and Brown University. The institute’s research on economic mobility harnesses the power of big data to document both the decline of the American Dream and potential solutions to revive it. Its central mission is to develop scalable policy solutions that empower families throughout the United States to rise out of poverty and achieve better life outcomes.
October 1, 2018
Opportunity Insights Announces David A. Williams as Policy Director
Opportunity Insights is pleased to announce that it has hired David A. Williams, a former senior adviser to Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, as policy director.
July 9, 2018
Nathaniel Hendren addresses the 12th Annual Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color Gathering of Leaders.
The Boston Globe's Adrian Walker and Dr. Nathaniel Hendren discuss Race and Economic Opportunity in the United States: An Intergenerational Perspective at the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color's 12th Annual Gathering of Leaders cohosted by the Boston Public Schools and My Brother's Keeper.
May 30, 2018
Opportunity Insights Announces Ellen Viruleg as Executive Director
April 1, 2018 – Raj Chetty, Nathaniel Hendren, and John Friedman have announced the appointment of Ellen Viruleg as the incoming Executive Director of Opportunity Insights.
April 1, 2018
Raj Chetty Delivers Tanner Lectures on Human Values at Princeton
The Tanner Lectures are presented annually at select universities around the world; speakers present scholarly and scientific learning relating to “the entire range of values pertinent to the human condition.
March 29, 2018
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