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Cornelson Lecture

There are a multitude of opportunities at Davidson for economics majors to hear guest lectures from nationally and internationally recognized economists, political and financial commentators, and leaders of business.

The campus has been visited by Nobel Prize Recipient Paul Krugman, as well as nationally recognized political and financial editorialists like David Brooks and Nicholas Kristof.

Cornelson Distinguished Lecture

Recognizing and honoring members of the Cornelson family, the Cornelson Endowment has enabled the Economics Department to host the Cornelson Distinguished Lecture, an annual lecture by a prominent economist. 

Recent Cornelson Lecturers

  • Prof. Daron Acemoglu
    Awarded the John Bates Clark Medal in 2005 as best economist under age 40, Acemoglu was named one of Foreign Policy magazine's "100 Global Thinkers for 2012"
  • Prof. Edward Glaeser
    Professor of economics at Harvard University and director of the Taubman Center for State and Local Government and the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston