2013 Burkett Miller Distinguished Lecture Series will feature
Nobel Laureate Robert E. Lucas, Jr.
Nobel laureate Robert E. Lucas, Jr. will appear October 7, 2013 in the Burkett Miller Distinguished Lecture Series, addressing the topic "The Logic of Entitlement Reform."
Robert E. Lucas, Jr. is the John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at The Univeristy of Chicago. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society, and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. In 1995, he received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. In awarding the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences to Lucas, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences recognized him "for having developed and applied the hypothesis of rational expectations, and thereby having transformed macroeconomic analysis and deepened our understanding of economic policy."
Sponsored by the Scott L. Probasco, Jr. Chair of Free Enterprise, this event takes place at noon in the University Center auditorium; is free and open to the public; and seating is limited to a first-come, first-served basis.
For more information, please contact the Probasco Chair at (423) 425-4118.