Ruggles Lectures

Richard and Nancy Ruggles Memorial Lectures given at IARIW General Conferences

1. August 24, 2004

“The Contours of the World Economy and the Art of Macro-Measurement: a Millenial Perspective”

Angus Maddison, Emeritus Professor, University of Groningen; Fellow, British Academy; Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2. August 22, 2006

“A Longer Run View of the Earnings Distribution”

Sir Anthony Atkinson, Warden, Nuffield College, Oxford University, United Kingdom

3. August 26, 2008

“A New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts”

Dale W Jorgenson (Harvard University, United States)

4. August 24, 2010

“Accounting for the Status Quo When Evaluating Tax Benefit Reforms”

Francois Bourguignon (Paris School of Economics, France)

5. August 7, 2012 “More Relatively-Poor People in a Less Absolutely-Poor World”

Martin Ravallion (World Bank)

6. August 26, 2014 “Beyond Income and Wealth”

Marc Fleurbaey (Princeton University, USA)

7. August 23, 2016

“One Way Forward for Official Statistics in the New Data World”

Robert Groves, Provost, Georgetown University

8. August 21, 2018 “Triangulation in Economic and Social Measurement”

Timothy M. (Tim) Smeeding (University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States)

9. August 23, 2021

“Big Data for 21st Century Economic Statistics”

Katharine Abraham (University of Maryland, United States)

10. August 23, 2022

“The Productivity Slowdown in Advanced Economies: Common Shocks or Common Trends?”

John Fernald (INSEAD, France and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, United States)