Gary Hoover, Executive Director of the Murphy Institute and Professor of Economics, spoke at the first Nobel Peace Prize Summit. Professor Hoover joined a prestigious group of speakers and panelists that included Nobel Laureates Al Gore and the Dalai Lama as well as Dr. Anthony Fauci. Professor Hoover spoke on the "Economics of Inequality" on April 26, 2021. Watch the footage here.
Speaking about his appearance at the summit to Tulane News, Professor Hoover said, “I am humbled and honored to be called upon to discuss such important issues with renowned scholars and thinkers from around the world. I, like the rest of my colleagues on the panel, hope that this discussion will help effect positive change both locally and globally. This is an opportunity which comes once in a career.”
Established in memory of Charles H. Murphy, Sr. (1870-1954), and inspired by the vision of Charles H. Murphy, Jr. (1920-2002), The Murphy Institute exists to help Tulane faculty and students understand economic, moral, and political problems we all face and think about. More important, it exists to help us understand how these problems have come to be so closely interconnected.