Lourie Poster The Herbert Lourie Memorial Lecture on Health Policy is held in honor of Herbert Lourie, M.D., 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 resulted in the funding of this lecture series. Each year, the lecture hosts a notable speaker from one of the many facets of the healthcare field.    

Jerry MinerThe Jerry Miner Annual Lecture is named in honor of Emeritus Professor, Jerry Miner. Professor Miner is an Education Finance and Accountability Program (EFAP) faculty associate who is widely known for his research in public finance and education finance. He is one of very few scholars who understands the New York State Education aid formulas.

Paul Volcker

 The Paul Volcker Lecture and Symposium in Behavioral Economics is the compilation of a lecture on a public policy topic that draws on the insights and perspectives of behavioral economics, and a symposium of esteemed researchers who convene to examine the multiple facets of “behavioral economics” as we know them today. This lecture is in honor of Paul Volcker, whose distinguished career includes; five years as undersecretary of treasury for International Monetary Affairs; eight years as chair 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; and two years as chair of President Obama’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board.