Department of Economics

Boston University

270 Bay State Road

Boston MA 02215


CV and Research

Bio Information


Institute on Race and Social Division


*2005 Commencement Address to the University Professors Program at Boston University, by Prof. Glenn Loury

**Professor Loury's speech, "Hope in the Unseen: On being a Christian and an Economist," Richmond, Va., June 2005

***Honors Announcement: Professor Loury is pleased to announce that he is the 2005 recipient of the John von Neumann Award, given annually by the Rajk László College of the Budapest University of Economic Science and Public Administration to "an outstanding economist whose research has exerted a major influence on the students of the College over an extended period of time." Previous recipients of the von Neumann Award include such renowned economists as John Harsanyi, Gary Becker, Avinash Dixit, Janos Kornai, Jean Tirole, and Oliver Williamson. Professor Loury will travel to Hungary in September 2005 to receive this award, where he will also present a series of lectures on his current work.

Most Recent Book*:

(*to learn more about the books or to order a copy just click on the covers)

1-Ethnicity, Social Mobility and Public Policy (co-editor with Tariq Modood and Steven Teles)

Cambridge University Press, Spring 2005

Other Books*:

(*to learn more about the books or to order a copy just click on the covers)

2-The Anatomy of Racial Inequality

(The W.E.B. DuBois Lectures at Harvard University), Harvard University Press, 2002

3-One by One, From the Inside Out: Essays and Reviews on Race and Responsibility in America

The Free Press 1995 (collected writings, 1985-1994)

Prizes Award Winner:

1996 American Book Award Winner

1996 Christianity Today Book Award Winner