UCL Department of Economics


Gorman Lectures 2019

20 May 2019–21 May 2019, 5:30 pm–7:00 pm


Established in 2001, the Gorman Lectures are sponsored by UCL and Princeton University Press in honor of the influential economist William Moore "Terence" Gorman.

Event Information

Open to

All | UCL staff | UCL students | UCL alumni




Department of Economics


Ambrose Fleming
Roberts Building
Torrington Place

Gorman Lectures 2018 / 2019 

This year’s Gorman Lecture is entitled 'A Long Road: Women's Quest for Career and Family' will be delivered by Claudia Goldin (Harvard) on May 20th / 21st 2019 - from 5.30pm -7.00pm, at UCL. It is OPEN TO ALL to attend.

Event schedule:
Monday 20th May 5.30pm - 7.00pm Gorman Lecture Part 1 - Followed by a networking reception
Tuesday 21st May 5.30pm - 7.00pm Gorman Lecture Part 2

There will be a Conference during both days (co-sponsored by CReAM and IFS (ESRC Centre) themed around Claudia’s work and co-organised by Uta Schönberg, Monica Costa Dias and Claudia Olivetti.  


About the Speaker

Claudia Goldin

Professor of Economics at Harvard

Claudia Goldin is the Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard University and was the director of the NBER’s Development of the American Economy program from 1989 to 2017. Goldin is an economic historian and a labor economist. Her research covers a wide range of topics, including the female labor force, immigration, income inequality, technological change, education, and the economic gender gap. Most of her research interprets the present through the lens of the past and explores the origins of current issues of concern. Her research is currently focused on college women’s aspirations for and achievement of career and family. She recently completed a project and an edited volume on the increase of women’s employment in their mature and older years.

More about Claudia Goldin