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Annual Franz Lecture

Annual Franz Lecture

Each year the division of Social Sciences sponsors a lecture event in honor of David L. Franz, Gordon History professor emeritus. Lectures in this series span the disciplines and feature speakers from around the world.

2024 Annual Franz Lecture

The Creation of Economic Value: Adam Smith’s Moral Science After 300 Years

Dr. Jeffrey T. Young

Followed by panel discussion
Emeritus Professor of Economics at St. Lawrence University and Lecturer in Economics and Business at Gordon College

Thursday, March 14

Chairman’s Room, Ken Olsen Science Center
4 P.M. Refreshments | 4:30 P.M. Lecture and Panel Discussion

This special event celebrates the publication of Professor Young’s latest book, “Adam Smith’s Theory of Value and Distribution: Economics as a Moral Science Once Again,” and reflects on the interplay between economics and moral thinking. Prof. Young’s lecture will be followed by a lively multi-disciplinary panel discussion about value creation in economics and business.

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