2020 Donald J. Sutherland Lecture: The Elusive Quest for Shared Prosperity

The public has been chronically disenchanted with the U.S. economy, and the pandemic has only heightened social unrest. What can we do to address these concerns? N. Gregory Mankiw will discuss the many difficult tradeoffs policymakers face as they search for answers.

Speaker: N. Gregory Mankiw, Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Moderator: Professor Constantine Alexandrakis, Department of Economics, Hofstra University

N. Gregory Mankiw is the Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics at Harvard University. Mankiw is a prolific writer and a regular participant in academic and policy debates. His research includes work on price adjustment, consumer behavior, financial markets, monetary and fiscal policy, and economic growth. His published articles have appeared in academic journals, such as the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, and Quarterly Journal of Economics, and in more widely accessible forums, such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal.


The Donald J. Sutherland Lecture is named for the former Hofstra trustee who endowed the annual event.

Co-sponsored by Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Hofstra Cultural Center.


Date: Thursday, October 29, 2020 (rescheduled from Spring 2020)

Time: 4:30 p.m

Location: Virtual Event; Advance registration required.

Please RSVP using the RSVP for this Event link. Registrants will be sent an event link to attend prior to the event. 

Free and open to the public.

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In case you missed the live event, please see recording:

2020 Donald J. Sutherland Lecture: The Elusive Quest for Shared Prosperity

Thursday, October 29, 2020



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