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Trinity College and ENABLE Public Lecture - A World of Cities

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Professor Edward Glaeser, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University, will speak on "A World of Cities"

  • June 17th at 17.30
  • Joly Lecture Theatre, Hamilton Building, Trinity College Dublin

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Professor Glaeser will discuss the role that cities play in the world from the success of urban areas in the west to the rapid transformation of the developing world into urbanized areas. He will discuss the benefits that these processes have yielded as well as the tremendous challenges that continue ahead.

Professor Glaeser has published a wide range of research in the field of urban economics, studying cities, economic growth, and law in economics. In particular his work has focused on the determinants of city growth and the role of cities as centers of idea transmission. He has served as Director of the Taubman Center for State and Local Government and Director of the Rappaport Institute for Great Boston.

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This lecture is a joint project of Trinity College Dublin's Department of Economics and ENABLE

  • ENABLE is a national research programme funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and is a unique collaboration of 3 of Ireland top ICT Research Centres (CONNECT, Insight and Lero) who engage with industry to work on Internet of Things (IoT) challenges in Smart Cities and Communities context. http://enable-research.ie/
  • Trinity College Dublin's Department of Economics, in the School of Social Sciences and Philosophy, which is recognised internationally for its research expertise on issues of global societal and importance such as international development, international macroeconomics, energy economics, economic history, economic political economy, urban economics and industrial economics.
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