24th Economics Symposium
Economics Symposium History

Economics Symposium History

Gonzaga University School of Business Administration
Economics Symposium History

History


1977 1st E.S

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

1978 2nd E.S.

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

1980 3rd E.S.

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

1981 4th E.S.

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

1983 5th E.S.

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

1985 6th E.S.

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

1986 7th E.S.

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

1987 8th E.S.

“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

1989 9th E.S.

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

1991 10th E.S.

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

1992 11th E.S.

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

1993 12th E.S.

Thomas Sowell

1994 13th E.S.

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

1995 14th E.S.

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

1996 15th E.S.

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

1998 16th E.S.

“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

1999 17th E.S.

“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

2000 18th E.S.

“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

2004 19th E.S.

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

2006 20th E.S.

“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

2008 21st E.S.

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

2010 22nd E.S.

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

2013 23rd E.S.

“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

2014 24th E.S. Justin Wolfers