10/17/18: NEC 50th Anniversary Dinner & Herbert Stein Memorial Lecture: Henry Kaufman

  • 17 Oct 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • National Press Club, 529 14th St NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC 20045
  • 21

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   NEC 50th Anniversary Annual Dinner and Herbert Stein Memorial Lecture

Lecture to be delivered by acclaimed economist Dr. Henry Kaufman, on the evening of October 17, 2018, at the National Press Club

"What Financial Change Has Wrought - the Last Half-Century and Beyond"

6:00pm - Doors Open, Reception Begins
6:30pm - Program, followed by Three Course Dinner*

Henry Kaufman is President of Henry Kaufman & Company, Inc., a firm established in April 1988, specializing in economic and financial consulting.  For the previous 26 years, he was with Salomon Brothers Inc, where he was Managing Director, Member of the Executive Committee, and in charge of the Firm’s four research departments.  He was also a Vice Chairman of the parent company, Salomon Inc.  Before joining Salomon Brothers, Dr. Kaufman was in commercial banking and served as an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

An economist of global stature and influence, Dr. Kaufman has been designated three times as one of the thirty most influential Americans by U.S. News and World Report. He has met major world leaders, including six U.S. presidents. He had a lengthy meeting with U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.  For his peerless insight into the workings of the financial system, he was awarded the prestigious Adam Smith prize in 2001 by the National Association for Business Economics.

A noted author, Dr. Kaufman’s latest book, Tectonic Shifts in Financial Markets, was released in February 2017.  Prior to that, he wrote The Road to Financial Reformation, published in August 2009, and On Money and Markets, A Wall Street Memoir, which was released in June 2000.  In 1987, Dr. Kaufman was awarded the first George S. Eccles Prize for excellence in economic writing from the Columbia Business School for his book, Interest Rates, the Markets, and the New Financial World.

Dr. Kaufman, who was born in 1927, received a B.A. in economics from New York University in 1948, an M.S. in finance from Columbia University in 1949, and a Ph.D in banking and finance from New York University Graduate School of Business Administration in 1958.  He also received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from New York University in 1982, and an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Yeshiva University in 1986, and from Trinity College in 2005


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