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Keynote speech by Nobel Prize winner Prof. Thomas Sargent: "Macroeconomics After Lucas"

7 June 2024 at University of Zurich (UZH)

Thomas Sargent

Thomas Sargent (Nobel Prize Laureate and Professor of Economics at New York University) delivered a plenary talk titled "Macroeconomics After Lucas" at our Zurich Workshop on the Frontier of Quantitative Macroeconomics: Methods and Models held on June 6-7, 2024.

In his keynote speech, Thomas Sargent reviewed the significant advancements in macroeconomic methods and theories over the past 50 years. His outstanding presentation sparked extensive discussion throughout the conference and dinner. Many attendees suggested that this lecture should become essential learning material for first-year PhD students in Economics and Finance.

We are pleased to announce that the keynote speech was recorded and, with Thomas Sargent's permission, is now available for viewing.

Keynote speech "Macroeconomics After Lucas" by Thomas Sargent

The keynote was chaired by Yucheng Yang and co-organized by Felix Kübler und Simon Scheidegger and Yucheng Yang.