Miami Herbert Lecture Series

Special Events

Past Speakers & Events

Michele Boldrin
Economics Department

Michele Boldrin

Professor of Economics, Washington University

May 20, 2021
Michele Boldrin questioned the unnecessarily long duration of patents, but viewed President Biden’s suggestion that patents be waived on COVID vaccines as “propaganda.” The shortage of manufacturing capacity to vaccinate the world is the main constraint.

Michele Boldrin
Economics Department

Raphael W. Bostic

President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

March 31,  2021
Raphael W. Bostic, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta shared the bank's measures to reset the economy and stressed the importance of creating jobs, especially those that foster an inclusive economy, as critical to economic recovery.

Michele Boldrin
Chief Sustainability Officer Summit 2021

HRH Prince Charles

The Prince of Wales

March 24, 2021
Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne who for decades has been an advocate for environmental concerns, in a special address to the Miami Herbert's Chief Sustainability Officer Summit, urged company and industry leaders to work together to accelerate the transition to a more sustainable future.