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The annual special event at CES

Munich Lectures in Economics

Every year, the Scientific Advisory Council nominates an outstanding international economist as the Distinguished CES Fellow. The award is presented in November, when the laureate gives the Munich Lectures in Economics, sharing a recent economics research topic with a broad audience.

The Munich Lectures are jointly organized with the Ifo Institute Munich and supported by Munich Re and  MIT Press.

Munich Lectures in Economics 2014

Image Munich Lectures in Economics 2014

Distinguished CES Fellow 2014

Kenneth Rogoff
Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics at Harvard University

Rethinking the Global Currency System

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 18.00,
LMU, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, Grosse Aula
Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 18.00,
Ifo Institute, Poschingerstr. 5, 81679 Munich
Thursday, 20 November 2014, 10.00, Ifo Institute, Poschingerstr. 5, 81679 Munich
 

We thank Munich Re for the generous support.

 

Previous Laureates, Lecture Titles and Laudationes

2013

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Ernst Fehr, Professor of Microeconomics and Experimental Economics and Chairman of the Department of Economics at University of Zurich
Director of the UBS International Center of Economics in Society at University of Zurich
Foundations of Economic Preferences
Lecture 1, Lecture 2, Lecture 3
Laudation by Klaus Schmidt, LMU Munich
Lectures video ML 2013

We thank Munich Re for the generous support.

2012

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Esther Duflo, Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics, MIT
and Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)
Gender equality and development
Lecture 1, Lecture 2, Lecture 3
Laudation by Robin Burgess, LSE London
Lectures video ML 2012

We thank Munich Re for the generous support.

2011

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Sir Partha Dasgupta, Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Cambridge, UK
Time and the Generations
Lecture 1, Lecture 2, Lecture 3
Laudation by Stefano Zamagni, University of Bologna
Lectures video ML 2011

We thank Munich Re for the generous support.

 

2010

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Richard Blundell, University College London and Institute for Fiscal Studies, London
From Empirical Evidence and Tax Reform: Lessons from the Mirrlees Review
Lecture 1, Lecture 2, Lecture 3
Laudation by Timothy Besley, LSE London
Welcome address, Hans-Werner Sinn, Director of CES
Lectures video ML 2010

We thank Munich Re for the generous support.
 

2009

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Robin Boadway, Queen's University, Canada
From Optimal Tax Theory to Tax Policy: Retrospective and Prospective Views
Lecture 1, Lecture 2 & 3
Laudation by Pierre Pestieau, University of Liège
Welcome address, Hans-Werner Sinn, Director of CES
Lectures video ML 2009

 

MIT Press, Robin Boadway, From Optimal Tax Theory to Tax Policy (2012)

 

 

2008

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Olivier Blanchard, IMF and MIT
The world financial and economic crisis
Lecture slides
Laudation by Jordi Gali, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona
Welcome address, Hans-Werner Sinn, Director of CES
Lecture video ML 2008

 

2007

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Philippe Aghion, Harvard University
Governance and Growth
Lecture 1, Lecture 2, Part I, Lecture 2, Part II, Lecture 3
Laudation by Fabrizio Zilibotti, University of Zurich
Welcome address, Hans-Werner Sinn, Director of CES
Financial Times Deutschland, 15 November 2007
Lectures video ML 2007
 

2006

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Alberto Alesina, Harvard University
On the Choice of Institutions
Lecture 1
Laudation by Torsten Persson, Stockholm University 
Welcome address Hans-Werner Sinn, Director of CES
Lectures video ML 2006
 

2005

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Bruno Frey, University of Zurich
Happiness Research: A Revolution in Economics
Laudation by Lord Richard Layard, LSE, UK
Lectures video ML 2005

 

 
MIT Press, Bruno S. Frey, Happiness (2008)


2004

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Andrei Shleifer, Harvard University
The Marketplace of Ideas
Laudation by Timothy Besley, LSE, UK
Lectures video ML 2004
 

2003

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James Poterba, MIT Department of Economics
Government Policy and Private Retirement Saving
Lecture 1, Lecture 2, Lecture 3
Laudation by Pierre Pestieau, University of Liège, Belgium
Lectures video ML 2003
 

2002

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Nicholas H. Stern, IG Patel Chair and Director, LSE Asia Research Centre
Dynamic Development: Innovation and Inclusion
Lecture 1, Lecture 2, Lecture 3
Laudation by Angus S. Deaton, Woodrow Wilson School, Princteon University
Lectures video ML 2002

 

MIT Press, Nicholas Stern, Jean-Jacques Dethier & J F. Halsey Rogers, Growth and Empowerment (2005)
 

2001

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Oliver Hart, Harvard University
Firms versus Markets
Lecture 1, Lecture 2, Lecture 3
Laudation by Martin Hellwig, University of Mannheim, Germany
Lectures video ML 2001
 

2000

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Peter A. Diamond, MIT, Department of Economics (Nobel laureate 2010)
Taxation, Incomplete Markets and Social Security
Lecture 1, Lecture 2, Lecture 3
Laudation by James A. Mirrlees, University of Cambridge, UK, Nobel laureate (1996)
Lectures video ML 2000

 

MIT Press, Peter A. Diamond, Taxation, Incomplete Markets, and Social Security (2003)

 

 

1999

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Guido Tabellini, IGIER, Bocconi University, Milan
Fiscal Policy in Representative Democracies
Laudation by Vito Tanzi, IMF Washington D.C.
Lectures video ML 1999

 

MIT Press, Torsten Persson & Guido Tabellini, The Economic Effects of Constitutions (2003)

 

1998

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Rudiger Dornbusch, MIT (Deceased 2002)
International Financial Crises
Laudation by Stanley Fischer, IMF Washington D.C.

Lectures video ML 1998

1997

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Paul Krugman, Princeton University (Nobel laureate 2008)
Making Sense of Globalization
Laudation by John Komlos, Munich
 

1996

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Jean Tirole, Institut d'Economie Industrielle, Université de Toulouse
New Paradigms in the Regulation of Telecommunications.
Laudation by Charles Wyplosz, Geneva



 MIT Press, Jean-Jacques Laffont & Jean Tirole, Competition in Telecommunications (1999)

 

 

1995

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Anthony B. Atkinson, Nuffield College, Oxford University
The Economics of Rolling Back the Welfare State.
Laudation by Richard Musgrave, Santa Cruz

 

MIT Press, Anthony B. Atkinson, The Economic Consequences of Rolling Back the Welfare State (1999)
 

1994

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Avinash K. Dixit, Princeton University
Economic Policies and the Political Process.
Laudation by Agnar Sandmo, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration

 

MIT Press, Avinash K. Dixit, The Making of Economic Policy (1996)

Contact

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Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität
Center for Economic Studies (CES)
Phone: +49(0)89/2180-3017
Fax: +49(0)89/2180-17845
Email: grass@lmu.de
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