The Herbert Lourie Memorial Lecture on Health Policy is held in honor of Herbert Lourie, MD, a distinguished physician and member of the national and international medical communities in the field of neurosurgery. With his untimely death in 1987, a generous outpouring of money by his many friends, patients, colleagues, and family funds this lecture series. Each year, the lecture hosts a distinguished speaker from one of the many facets of the health care field.
The Jerry Miner Lecture Series annual lecture is named in honor of Emeritus Professor Jerry Miner, an EFAP faculty associate who is widely known for his research in public finance in general, and education finance in particular, and who may be the only person on earth who understands the New York State Education aid formulas.
The Paul Volcker Lecture and Symposium in Behavioral Economics is the compilation of a lecture on a public policy topic drawing on the insights and perspectives of behavioral economics and a symposium of esteemed economists who convene to examine the multiple facets of “Behavioral Economics” as we know them today. The lecture is in honor of Paul Volcker who’s distinguished career includes eight years as chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve under Presidents Carter and Reagan; four years as president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York; two years as chair of President Obama’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board; and served as Undersecretary of Treasury for international monetary affairs.