Glenn Loury: Truth, Justice, and Racial Equality
Part of the 2019 Fall series: Discrimination and the Search for Justice and Truth
Friday, September 27, 2019 at 3:30 p.m.
Tomson Hall 280
Glenn C. Loury is the Merton P. Stoltz Professor of Economics at Brown University. He is an economic theorist who has published widely and lectured throughout the world on his research. He is also among America’s leading critics writing on racial inequality. He has published more than 200 essays and reviews in journals of public affairs in the US and abroad. He is a contributing editor at The Boston Review and was for many years a contributing editor at The New Republic. He has his own podcast called the Glenn Show in which he has had several recent episodes on the reparations debate.
Dr. Loury has been elected as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Economics Association, as a Member of the American Philosophical Society and of the U.S. Council on Foreign Relations, and as a Fellow of the Econometric Society and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He holds a B.A. in Mathematics (Northwestern) and a Ph.D. in Economics (M.I.T).