Kafoglis Economics Nobel Laureate Lecture Series

The Emory Economics Department annually sponsors a lecture by a Nobel Laureate in Economics as part of its Milton and Virginia Kafoglis Economics Nobel Laureate Lecture Series. Named after and founded by esteemed emeritus faculty member, Milton Kafoglis, this lecture series seeks to bring eminent economists to the Atlanta area to speak on important and relevant topics in economics to a broad audience.

2018 Lecture: Thomas J. Sargent

Tom SargentOn Thursday, April 26, 2018, Dr. Thomas J. Sargent, William R. Berkley Professor of Economics and Business at New York University, Nobel Prize winner in economics, and world-renowned economist delivered a lecture on the effect the recent presidential elections has had on taxes, entitled "What Does the Trump 2017 Tax Cut Imply for the U.S. Economic Growth, Inflation, and Government Debt?."

Nearly 275 people attended, including many undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, faculty from many departments, and university administration.

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2017 Lecture: Amartya Sen

Amartya SenOn Sunday, May 8, 2016, Dr. Amartya Sen, Thomas W. Lamont University Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University, world-renowned economist, and 2016 Emory University Commencement Honorary Degree recipient, delivered a lecture on global security, entitled "Global Security and World Civilization."

Nearly 300 people attended, including many graduating seniors and their families, alumni, students, faculty from many departments, and university administration.

Dr. Sen's talk was the lecture series' inaugural event.

To read more about Sen's talk, please click here to see the article published in the Emory Report.

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