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The Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics and the Becker Friedman Institute at the University of Chicago invite you to join us for a memorial in honor of our friend and colleague Robert E. Lucas, Jr., who passed away on May 15, 2023. The memorial will be held in the afternoon of May 25.  Details of the event will be sent closer to the date.

Memorial service and reception: Register here


The Becker Friedman Institute has reserved a room block for general attendees for this conference at The Study Hotel at the University of Chicago from May 23-26, 2024. To receive the group rate (starting at $209), please book using the options below by April 22, 2024.

Reservations online: Book Here | Reservations by call in: 773-643-1600 | Reservations by e-mail: reservations.chicago@studyhotels.com

When calling or e-mailing, please reference the group name: Bob Lucas Memorial Attendees Room Block


Saturday, May 25, 2024
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Memorial Service

Location: Mandel Hall, Reynolds Club


Hanna Holborn Gray, University of Chicago

Lars Peter Hansen, University of Chicago

Anil Kashyap, University of Chicago

Arthur Rolnick, Federal Reserve Bank of Minnesota

Thomas Sargent, New York University

José Scheinkman, Columbia University

Amanda Woodward, University of Chicago

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Location: Cloister Club, Ida Noyes