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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.

Save The Date: 2022 Kafoglis Economics Nobel Laureate Lecture

April 6, 2022 | Time and Location TBD

All Kafoglis Economics Nobel Laureate Lectures are free and open to the public but RSVP is required. Check back for more details and the link to RSVP.

2021

Thomas J. Sargent

On Wednesday, October 27, 2021, the Emory Economics Department was pleased to host a timely and engaging talk by Thomas J. Sargent, Nobel Laureate in economics and William R. Berkley Professor of Economics and Business at New York University on the topic of Economics of Artificial Intelligence: Growth, Jobs, Inequality.

Participants were invited to submit questions for Dr. Sargent to answer in the Q&A portion of his talk. 

Over 800 people registered to attend this event, including many undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, faculty from many departments, and university administration. This event was free and open to the public.

The talk was Zoom recorded.

2019

Christopher Sims

On Monday, April 15, 2019, Dr. Christopher A. Sims, John J. F. Sherrerd ‘52 University Professor of Economics, Princeton University, Nobel Prize winner in economics, and world-renowned economist delivered a lecture entitled "How to Worry about Government Debt."

Nearly 250 people attended, including many undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, faculty from many departments, and university administration.

Read more about the lecture in the Emory Wheel.