James Robinson, the David Florence Professor of Government at Harvard University and a member of the Property Rights, Freedom, and Prosperity Task Force, was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The academy’s members are leaders in academic disciplines, including the arts, business, and public affairs.
In total, 220 people were elected to the academy this year. The new class will be inducted at a ceremony at the academy's headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on October 6, 2012.
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