Bertha C. and Roy E. Leigh Distinguished Lecture in Economics
This is a university-wide lecture made possible by a generous gift from the family of Duane Leigh, Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Economics Department at Washington State University. The Bertha C. and Roy E. Leigh Distinguished Lecture Endowment was established in 2001 by Duane’s father, the late Roy E. Leigh to honor his wife.
2013 Leigh Lecture Speaker
William Greene, 2013, Robert Stansky Professor of Stern School of Business,New York University.
Previous Leigh Lecture Speakers
- Dr. Matthew Rabin, 2012, Edward G. and Nancy S. Jordan Professor of Economics, University of California - Berkeley
- Orley Ashenfelter, 2011, Joseph Douglas Green 1895 Professor of Economics at Princeton University
- Robert E. Lucas, Jr, 2010, John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago and a 1995 Nobel Laureate.
- J. Hausman, 2009, John and Jennie S. MacDonald Professor of Economics at MIT in Cambridge.
- Tim Kehoe, 2008, Distinguished McKnight Professor of Economics, University of Minnesota.
- James J. Heckman, 2007, Nobel Laureate 2000, Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, University of Chicago.
- Daniel J. McFadden, 2006, Nobel Laureate 2000, E. Morris Cox Professor of Economics, Director of the Econometrics Laboratory, and Professor of the Graduate School at the University of California, Berkeley.
- Kathryn Shaw, 2005, Ernest C. Arbuckle Professor of Economics in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University
- Alan Auerbach, 2004, Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law Director, University of California, Berkeley
- Kerry Smith, 2003, University Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at North Carolina State University.
- Ed Lazear, 2002, Jack Steel Parker Professor of Human Resources Management and Economics, Stanford University.
- Hal Varian, 2001, Class of 1944 Professor of Economics and Professor of Business Administration and Information Management and Systems, University of California, Berkeley.