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Harvard and the Massachusetts economy
"The academic and research expertise of universities attracts talent from all over the globe and fuels Massachusetts’ knowledge based economy. As its students, faculty, and staff pursue ideas to improve the world, Harvard continues to strengthen the region through educational investment, innovation pipelines, job creation, and local spending."
Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University & Lincoln Professor of History
2016-2017 Facts & Impact
Harvard University is proud to be a partner in driving the region’s economy. Through research, innovation, employment, local spending, and financial aid, Harvard is committed to helping make Massachusetts a thriving region in which to live, learn, and work.