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Speaker Series featuring Nobel Laureate Oliver Hart

by Infrastructure and Project Finance Club

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Fri, 24 Feb 2017

11:30 AM – 12:50 PM

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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.

Our 2016-17 Membership Fee is waived for MIT Sloan students - sign up today on the club webpage: https://sloangroups.mit.edu/Infra/club_signup
Dress Casual (jeans ok)



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E51-325

2 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA 02142, United States

Speakers

Oliver Hart

Professor of Economics

Harvard University

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.

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Infrastructure and Project Finance Club

Cancellation Policy

Event organizers need a firm commitment for food and/or materials

Cancellation Policy:
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