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Harvard economist accused of lewd talk, objectifying women

Posted On: May 23, 2018   |   Posted By: Boston Herald

BOSTON - A well-known Harvard University economist has been accused of talking about sex, making inappropriate comments and objectifying women in his research lab. Lawyers for a woman who filed complaints against Roland Fryer Jr. with Harvard and the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination say he created a "sexually hostile and demeaning" working environment. The allegations were first reported by The Harvard Crimson, which reported that another person has filed a complaint against Fryer with the school.

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