Faculty members of the Economic Growth Center at Yale founded the Simon Kuznets Lecture Series in 1986. The series honors the late Simon Kuznets who helped establish the Center in 1961 and received the Nobel Prize in economics in 1971. The series is dedicated to “Quantitative Aspects of the Economic Growth of Nations,” the title Kuznets gave to his pioneering series of ten short monographs that were published by Economic Development and Cultural Change between 1956 and 1967.
Michael Kremer of Harvard University will present the 28th Kuznets Lecture on April 17, 2018. The title of his presentation is “Public Health Investments, Meta-Analysis, and Public Policy: The Case of Deworming.”