Goldsmith Lectures

Goldsmith Lectures

The Goldsmith Economic Research Endowment was established in 2004 through a bequest by the estate of Barry Goldsmith. The Endowment is used to support scholarships at undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as academic posts in the ANU College of Business and Economics.

It also provides the opportunity to hold public lectures to advance the study in the discipline of economics.

Next Goldsmith Lecture

Speaker: Richard  Steckel, The Ohio State University

Topic: Very Long-term Trends in Health on Four Continents:North America, South America, Europe and Asia

Date & Time: Wednesday 12th February 5.30pm-7pm

Location: Arndt Lecture Theatre 1, Building 25A Kingsley Street, ANU

Past lectures

Date Presenter

28 February 2019

Dr Alice Reid from University of Cambridge

'If only this could be my last': new ideas about reducing family size during the demographic transition

13th November 2019  

Associate Professor Jessica Pan from National University of Singapore

'The Remaining Gender Disparities in the Labour Market: Causes and Policy Responses'

Past lectures

Date Presenter

27 September 2017

Professor John Creedy from Victoria University of Wellington

"Inequality Measurement: In Pursuit of a Chimera?"

16 March 2017

Professor Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

"Economic freedom and income inequality in the long run: Is there a trade-off?"

Past lectures

Date Presenter

27 October 2016

Professor Barry Eichengreen, University of California Berkeley.

"International Currencies Past, Present and Future: Lessons of the Very Long Run"

8 September 2016

Professor Dan Hamermesh, Royal Holloway University of London, and University of Texas at Austin

"Beauty in the Economy"