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Seminars & Events

Ron Jones Lecture

This series honors Ronald W. Jones for his outstanding contribution to the field of economics and for his life-long commitment to the Rochester PhD program.  Professor Jones began his appointment at Rochester in 1958 and retains the appointment of Professor of Economics, Emeritus.

The Jones Lecture Series is supported by the Tapan Mitra Endowment, and recognizes Professor Jones influence on Dr. Mitra was he was a graduate student in Economics at the University of Rochester.

Elhanan Helpman (Harvard University) presented the first Jones Lecture on Thursday, September 7th, 2017 at 4 p.m. in 107 Schlegel Hall. The lecture can be found at the following link: