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Nadarajan "Raj" Chetty Padma Shri Awarded In 2015

Nadarajan "Raj" Chetty

Nadarajan "Raj" Chetty

Award Name : Padma Shri

Year of Award : 2015

Award for : Literature

Location : Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


Nadarajan "Raj" Chetty (born August 4, 1979) is an Indian American economist. He is the Bloomberg Professor of Economics at Harvard University, specializing in the field of public economics. Some of Chetty's recent papers have studied equality of opportunity in the United States and the long-term impact of teachers on students' performance.Chetty was offered tenure at the age of 28 and accepted at 29, becoming one of the youngest tenured faculty in the history of Harvard's economics department. He is a recipient of the John Bates Clark Medal and a 2012 MacArthur Fellow.Currently, he is also an editor of the Journal of Public Economics.He was awarded Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India, in 2015.