Robert M. Solow

Professor Emeritus, Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology - School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Robert M. Solow

Robert M. Solow

Professor Emeritus, Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology - School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

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666

Number of Boards

1

Birthday

08/23/1924 - Brooklyn, New York

Age

96

Number of Awards

2

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Former Vice Chairman at Urban Institute

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President at Urban Institute

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Chancellor at University of Wisconsin - Madison

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Vice Chairman at MDRC

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President at J Street

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Former Dean at Princeton University - School of Public and International Affairs

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Dean of the Faculty at Harvard University - Graduate School of Education

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Former Doctoral Fellow & Research Associate, Department of Education Reform at University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

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Program Team at William T. Grant Foundation, Inc.

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Director, Education, Aging & Economic Development Initiatives at Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise - Urban Investment Strategies Center

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Robert M. Solow
Professor Emeritus, Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology - School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
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Ph.D.

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Memberships
Member
1979 - Prior

The American Economic Association (AEA) is a learned society in the field of economics, headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. They publishes one of the most prestigious academic journals in economics: the American Economic Review. The AEA was established in 1885 in Saratoga, New York by younger progressive economists trained in the German historical school, including Richard T. Ely, Edwin Robert Anderson Seligman and Katharine Coman.

Career History
Fellow
Tenure Unconfirmed

One of the oldest American foundations, the Russell Sage Foundation was established by Mrs. Margaret Olivia Sage in 1907 for "the improvement of social and living conditions in the United States." In its early years the Foundation undertook major projects in low-income housing, urban planning, social work, and labor reform. The Foundation now dedicates itself exclusively to strengthening the methods, data, and theoretical core of the social sciences as a means of diagnosing social problems and improving social policies. The Russell Sage Foundation is an operating foundation directly involved in the conduct and dissemination of social science research. In its effort to improve the social effectiveness of social research, the Foundation Invites individual scholars and collaborative groups working in areas of Foundation interest to participate in the Foundation's Visiting Scholar Program to pursue their research and writing projects; Provides support for scholars at other institutions to pursue research projects that advance the Foundation's research programs; Assures widespread access to the research that the Foundation supports through its own book publishing program; Sponsors special seminars and working groups aimed at developing new topics in social science; Participates in the planning of each study or program as an active partner and reserves the right to publish any resulting manuscripts; Collaborates with other granting agencies and academic institutions in studies of social problems.

Boards & Committees
Chairman Emeritus, Board of Directors
Current

Manpower Demonstration Research Corp. is an American nonprofit company located in New York, NY. The firm operates as a noncommercial research organization.

Life Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Urban Institute is an American nonprofit company located in Washington, DC. The firm provides social and economic policy research services.The company says this about itself: The Urban Institute is the trusted source for unbiased, authoritative insights that inform consequential choices about the well-being of people and places in the United States. A nonprofit research organization, Urban believes decisions shaped by facts, rather than ideology, have the power to improve public policy and practice, strengthen communities, and transform people's lives for the better. Experts diagnose current challenges and look ahead to identify opportunities for change. Urban Institute uses research findings to help stakeholders craft relevant solutions and strategies that address today's concerns and avert tomorrow's roadblocks and share insights in real time with influencers eager to make smarter decisions. For more than 50 years, Urban has collaborated with philanthropists, social services providers, community advocates, businesses, and federal, state, and local leaders to discover, advise, and solve.

Member, Advisory Council
Current

J Street is the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans fighting for the future of Israel as the democratic homeland of the Jewish people. They believe that Israel’s Jewish and democratic character depend on a two-state solution, resulting in a Palestinian state living alongside Israel in peace and security.

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2001

Resources for the Future, Inc. improves environmental and natural resource policymaking. The company was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

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2000

Resources for the Future, Inc. improves environmental and natural resource policymaking. The company was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Awards & Honors
2014
Government of the United States of America - Presidential Medal of Freedom
1987
Nobel Prize in Economics
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