Simon Kuznets Lecture Series
Nobel Laureate, Simon Kuznets
Simon Kuznets Lecture Series
1987: Angus Deaton, Princeton University, “Household Behavior in Developing Countries.” Published as an Economic Growth Center working paper.
1988: Amartya Sen, Harvard University, “Inequality Reexamined.” Published asInequality Reexamined, Harvard University Press, 1992.
1989: Jeffrey G. Williamson, Harvard University, “Inequality and Modern Economic Growth: What Does History Tell Us?” Published as Inequality, Poverty, and History, Basil Blackwell, 1990.
1990: Anne O. Krueger, Duke University, “Economic Policy Reform.” Published asEconomic Policy Reform in Developing Countries, Blackwell Publishers, 1992.
1991: Mark Rosenzweig, University of Pennsylvania, “Agricultural Risk and Economic Development.”
1992: Robert W. Fogel, University of Chicago, “Egalitarianism: The Economic Revolution of the Twentieth Century.”
1993: Michael Bruno, Hebrew University, “Short-Term Adjustment and Long-Run Growth: An Integrated View.
1994 (April): Nicholas Stern, London School of Economics and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, “The Role of the State in Economic Development.”
1994 (November): Dale W. Jorgenson, Harvard University, “Investment and Economic Growth.” Incorporated into Productivity, two volumes published by MIT Press, 1995.
1996: Robert E. Lucas, Jr., University of Chicago, “Industrial Revolution: Past and Present.”
1997: Zvi Griliches, Harvard University, “The Discovery of the Residual.”
1998: Angus Maddison, University of Groningen, “Economic Growth Since 1500 A.D.: Problems of Measurement, Interpretation and Explanation.”
2000 (March): Arnold C. Harberger, UCLA, “The Anatomy of Growth.”
2000 (October): Stanley Fischer, International Monetary Fund, “The International Financial System: Crises and Reform.”
2001: Joel Mokyr, Northwestern University, “The Industrial Revolution: The Continuing Paradox.”
2003: Philippe Aghion, Harvard University and University College, London, “Institutional Change and Economic Growth.”
2004: Abhijit Banerjee, MIT, “Inequality, Growth and Trade Policy.”
2005: Robert Townsend, University of Chicago, “The Thai Economy: Growth, Inequality, and the Evaluation of Financial Systems.”
2006: Timothy Besley, London School of Economics, “Political Economy in Development.” (Individual lectures were “The Institutional Basis of Effective Government,” “Effective Government and Development,” and “Case Studies”).
2009: Oded Galor, Brown University, “Unified Growth Theory and Comparative Economic Development.”
2010: Robert Allen, Oxford University, “Why Was the Industrial Revolution British?”
2011: Justin Yifu Lin, The World Bank, “New Structural Economics: A Framework for Rethinking Development.”
2013: Daron Acemoglu, MIT, “Innovation, Reallocation, and Growth.”
2014: Elhanan Helpman, Harvard University, “Trade and Inequality.”
2015: Andrei Shleifer, Harvard University, “Educated Entrepreneurs.”
2016: James Robinson, University of Chicago, “Paths of State Building.”
2017: Pete Klenow, Stanford University, “Firms and Growth.”
2018: Michael Kremer, Harvard University, “Public Health Investments, Meta-analysis, and Public Policy: The Case of Deworming”
2019: Richard Rogerson, Princeton University, “Structural Change and Growth”
2020: Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, Yale University, World Bank Group