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Euro Crisis: Sources and Its Global Implications
Nobel Laureate Dr. Thomas J. Sargent will deliver the inaugural lecture in the AUS Nobel Laureate Lecture Series, which is organized under the aegis of the School of Business and Management (SBM) in cooperation with the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs.
About the Presenter:
Thomas J. Sargent is the William R. Berkley Professor of Economics and Business at New York University. He was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Economics, shared with Princeton University's Christopher Sims, "for their empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy." He received his bachelor's degree from the University of California at Berkeley, winning the medal as the university's most distinguished scholar in the Class of 1964. He obtained his PhD at Harvard University in 1968. He has been Professor of Economics at the University of Minnesota, the David Rockefeller Professor at the University of Chicago, and the Donald Lucas Professor of Economics at Stanford University. He has been a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution since 1987. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Econometric Society. He has been President of the American Economic Association, the Econometric Society, and the Society for Economic Dynamics. In his Nobel speech in Stockholm, he described himself as someone who aspires to use statistics and economic theory to understand how governments and markets can improve peoples' lives.
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