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Harvard’s Chetty finds economic carnage in wealthiest ZIP codes

23 mins | Oct 1, 2020

The celebrated economist has built a data tool with a God's-eye view of the pandemic's damage. When COVID-19 hit the world, Harvard professor and the MacArthur genius grant recipient, Raj Chetty, dropped everything and set out together with his team of over 40 researchers and policy specialists to document the pandemic's impact. The most evident thing they have spotted so far? Soaring inequality. Ben Steverman profiles Chetty and his ongoing work for Bloomberg Businessweek.

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