Economics Symposium History

Gonzaga University School of Business Administration
Economics Symposium History

2017

Christina Romer

2014

"From Dismal Science to Happy Science: Economics and Happiness"
Justin Wolfers, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, Professor of Economics & Professor of Public Policy, University of Michigan

2013

“The U.S. Economy and the Budget: Facing a Cliff or a Mountain?"
David Wessel, Economics editor, The Wall Street Journal, Two Time Pulitzer Prize Winner and Two Time New York Times best-seller books

2010

“Comedy, Economics and Climate Change”,
Yoram Bauman, Ph. D.

2008

“ Freedom and Its Enemies”
John Stossel, James R. Jundt Professor of Economics, Co-anchor of 20/20 and author.

2006

“The Wisdom if Crowds: How the Many Can Be Smarter Than the Few”
James Surowiecki, James R. Jundt Professor of Economics, Staff writer at the New Yorker

2004

“Mystery of Capital”
Hernando De Soto, President, Institute for Liberty and Democracy

2000

“Walking the Thin Line: Economic Growth in a Global Economy”
Paul A. Volcker, James R. Jundt Professor of Economics, North American Chairman of the Trilateral Commission

1999

“The Stock Market: A Long-Term Outlook”
Robert Shiller, James R. Jundt Professor of Economics, Stanley B. Resor Professor of Economics, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University

1998

“Lessons From America’s Long Economic Boom”
Michael Boskin, James R. Jundt Professor of Economics, T.M. Friedman Professor of Economics and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University

1996

“The Future of American Living Standards: An Economy in Transition”
Barry P. Bosworth, James R. Jundt Professor of Economics

1995

“Business Opportunities in a Global Market”
Murray L. Weidenbaum, James R. Jundt Professor of Economics

1994

“The Deregulation Revolution”
Alfred E. Kahn, James R. Jundt Professor of Economics

1993

Thomas Sowell

1992

“America’s REAL Economic Problems”
Charles L. Schultze, James R. Jundt Professor of Economics

1991

“\pe.re.stroi.ka\ n [Russian, Restructuring]: Economic Reform, What Went Wrong?”
Marshall I. Goldman, James R. Jundt Professor of Economics

1989

“The Near Term-Prospects of Private Enterprise”
George J. Stigler, James R. Jundt Professor of Economics

1987

“America’s Three Deficits: Budget, Trade, and Jobs”
James Tobin, Ford Visiting Research Professor at the University of California, Berkeley
Robert E. Hall, Professor of Economics and senior fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University

1986

“Building a World-Class American Economy”
Lester C. Thurow, Gordon Y. Billard Professor of Management and Economics at MIT.

1985

"Dealing with the Budget Crisis”
Martin Feldstein, professor of Economics at Harvard University and President of the National Bureau of Economic Research

1983

“How the World Economy Got to Where It Is Today”
Dr. Mansoor I. Al Turki, President King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

1981

Convocation and Economics Symposium: Conferring of Honorary Degrees Upon:
John A. Cherberg
James M. Ryan
Milton Friedman

1980

“How to Survive in an Over-Regulated Economy”
Arthur H. Laffer, Ph.D. Professor of Economics at the University of Southern California

1978

“The Plight of the Dollar: Time for Action”
A.W. Clausen, President, World Bank

1977

“The Need for Better Profits”
Arthur F. Burns, Ph.D. Former Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System