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Speaker Series featuring Nobel Laureate Oliver Hart

Friday, February 24
11:30am – 12:50pm 
E51-325
2 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA 02142, United States
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Join us for the Infrastructure & Project Finance Club Speaker Series featuring Nobel Prize winning Harvard Business School Professor Oliver Hart.

Lunch will be provided, so please respond by Thursday for a proper head count.

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Where & When

E51-325, 2 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA 02142, United States

Friday, February 24, 11:30am – 12:50pm

Dress CodeDress Code: Casual (jeans ok)

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Infrastructure and Project Finance Club

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Oliver Hart
Harvard University
Professor of Economics
Oliver Hart is currently the Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics at Harvard University, where he has taught since 1993. Hart works mainly on contract theory, the theory of the firm, corporate finance, and law and economics. His research centers on the roles that ownership structure and contractual arrangements play in the governance and boundaries of corporations. He has published a book (Firms, Contracts, and Financial Structure, Oxford University Press, 1995) and numerous journal articles. He has used his theoretical work on firms in two legal cases as a government expert (Black and Decker v. U.S.A. and WFC Holdings Corp. (Wells Fargo) v. U.S.A.). He is the 2016 co-recipient of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, a Fellow of the Econometric Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the British Academy, and the American Finance Association, a member of the National Academy of Sciences, and has several honorary degrees. He has been president of the American Law and Economics Association and a vice president of the American Economic Association.