Gary Becker (Nobel Laureate) on The Challenge of Immigration

Annual Hayek Memorial Lecture The Challenge of Immigration: A Radical Solution

The IEA and CQS are delighted to invite you to attend the 19th Annual Hayek Memorial Lecture, to be held on the evening of Thursday 17th June (Lecture and Q&A 6:30pm for 6:45pm – 8:15pm, reception 8:15pm – 9:00pm), at Church House Conference Centre, Westminster, London SW1P 3NZ.

Professor Gary Becker (Nobel Laureate and Professor of Economics, University of Chicago) will speak on the topic "The Challenge of Immigration: A Radical Solution".

Professor Gary S. Becker won the Nobel Memorial Prize for Economic Science in 1992. He is currently University Professor at the University of Chicago Department of Economics and Sociology and also Professor at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. His Nobel lecture focused on the economic way of looking at behaviour and reflected aspects of his research agenda on human capital, the economics of the family, and the economic analysis of crime, discrimination and population. His current research additionally focuses on habits and addictions and population growth. Gary Becker won the National Medal of Science in 2000 and, in 2007, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

The event begins at 6:30pm, with the Lecture and Q&A starting at 6:45pm and finishing at 8:15pm. It will be followed by a reception from 8.15pm until 9:00pm.

If you would like to attend, please email IEA Events .



  • 17/06/2010