Gates Common Room
third floor of Palmer Hall, 1025 N. Cascade Ave. (east of Tutt Library) (map)
John B. Taylor, the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University, will give the 2013 H. Chase Stone Lecture. He won the 2012 Hayek Prize for his latest book, "First Principles: Five Keys for Restoring America’s Prosperity," which is also the title of his talk. Taylor has an active interest in public policy. He served as senior economist on the President’s Council of Economic Advisers from 1976 to 1977, as a member of the Council from 1989 to 1991, as a member of the Congressional Budget Office’s Panel of Economic Advisers from 1995 to 2001, and as undersecretary of the treasury for international affairs from 2001 to 2005. Among many awards, Taylor received the Bradley Prize for his economic research and policy achievements, the Adam Smith Award from the National Association for Business Economics, the Alexander Hamilton Award and the Treasury Distinguished Service Award for his policy contributions at the U.S. Treasury, and the Medal of the Republic of Uruguay for his work in resolving the 2002 financial crisis.