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Raj Chetty on Social Capital and Economic Mobility

With introductions by Markus Brunnermeier
September 8, 2022
12:30 pm
Markus' Academy

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Online: Zoom

On Thursday, September 8, Raj Chetty joined Markus’ Academy for a lecture. Chetty is the William A. Ackman Professor of Economics at Harvard University and the Director of Opportunity Insights.

Watch the full presentation below. You can also watch all Markus’ Academy webinars on the Princeton BCF YouTube channel.


[0:00] Introductory Remarks
[7:13] Earlier work on upward mobility
[13:02] Measurement of social capital
[35:06] Association with Economic Mobility
[52:55] Determinants of Economic Connectedness
[1:10:06] Targeting interventions