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Nobel prize-winning economist Amartya Sen spoke on the abuses of Adam Smith’s Invisible Hand theory in Goodson Chapel Friday afternoon.

Q&A with Amartya Sen

Economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen was at Duke this weekend as part of a two-day series of events honoring the work of Craufurd Goodwin, James B. Duke professor of economics.

Joseph Nye, assistant secretary of state for the Bill Clinton administration, delivered a speech on foreign policy at the Sanford School Tuesday.

Nye argues for smart, soft power

Soft power may be Joseph Nye’s coinage, but smart power is America’s calling. In a speech at the Sanford School of Public Policy Tuesday evening, Joseph Nye, former assistant secretary of defense...


Duke Endowment feels downturn

In December 1924, James B. Duke established the Charlotte-based Duke Endowment with a gift of $40 million. Of the original donation, $6 million went to Trinity College, which became Duke...