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Nobel Economists Lecture Series

Trinity's Nobel Economists Lecture Series, begun in 1984 by Professor Emeritus and former E.M. Stevens Distinguished Professor of Economics William Breit, brings some of the most brilliant and influential economists of the post-war era to campus.

Transcripts of the first 23 lectures appear in the sixth edition of the 2014 MIT Press volume, Lives of the Laureates, edited by professors Roger W. Spencer and ​David A. Macpherson. For more information about the current lecture, please click here

Past lecturers include:

Amartya SenAmartya Sen

Awarded Prize: 1998
Presented Lecture: April 2016
 

Thomas J. Sargent

Awarded Prize: 2011
Presented Lecture: April 2015
 

Roger Myerson

Awarded Prize: 2007
Presented Lecture: February 2014
 

Peter Diamond

Awarded Prize: 2010
Presented Lecture: April 2013
 

Paul Krugman

Awarded Prize: 2008
Presented Lecture: February 2011
 

Joseph E. Stiglitz

Awarded Prize: 2001
Presented Lecture: September 2009
 

Eric S. Maskin

Awarded Prize: 2007
Presented Lecture: April 2009
 

Edmund S. Phelps

Awarded Prize: 2006
Presented Lecture: April 2008
 

Thomas C. Schelling

Awarded Prize: 2005
Presented Lecture: April 2007
 

Edward C. Prescott

Awarded Prize: 2004
Presented Lecture: April 2006
 

  • Clive W.J. Granger, Awarded Prize: 2003, Presented Lecture: February 2005
  • Vernon L. Smith, Awarded Prize: 2002, Presented Lecture: April 2004
  • James J. Heckman, Awarded Prize: 2000, Presented Lecture: March 2003
  • Robert E. Lucas Jr., Awarded Prize: 1995, Presented Lecture: April 2001
  • Gary S. Becker, Awarded Prize: 1992, Presented Lecture: April 2000
  • Myron S. Scholes, Awarded Prize: 1997, Presented Lecture: April 1999
  • John C. Harsanyi, Awarded Prize: 1994, Presented Lecture: 1997
  • Douglass C. North, Awarded Prize: 1993, Presented Lecture: 1994
  • Ronald H. Coase, Awarded Prize: 1991, Presented Lecture: 1994
  • William F. Sharpe, Awarded Prize: 1990, Presented Lecture: 1992
  • Robert M. Solow, Awarded Prize: 1987, Presented Lecture: October 1988
  • James M. Buchanan, Awarded Prize: 1986, Presented Lecture: October 1987
  • Franco Modigliani, Awarded Prize: 1985, Presented Lecture: March 1987
  • James Tobin, Awarded Prize: 1981, Presented Lecture: April 1985
  • George J. Stigler, Awarded Prize: 1982, Presented Lecture: April 1985
  • Milton Friedman, Awarded Prize: 1976, Presented Lecture: March 1985
  • Paul Samuelson, Awarded Prize: 1970, Presented Lecture: February 1985
  • Kenneth J. Arrow, Awarded Prize: 1972, Presented Lecture: November 1984
  • Lawrence R. Klein, Awarded Prize: 1980, Presented Lecture: October 1984
  • W. Arthur Lewis, Awarded Prize: 1979, Presented Lecture: 1984