Floyd Norris

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Floyd Norris, Fellow at the Center for Financial Economics
Johns Hopkins University
former Chief Financial Correspondent, New York Times
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Webinar, 11:30 am
Registration Deadline - Tuesday, February 16, 2021

The Economic Club of Memphis is pleased to present Floyd Norris, current Fellow at the Center for Financial Economics at John Hopkins University in a webinar on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 11:30 am.  

Zoom webinar connection details will be included in the meeting confirmation.

Floyd Norris is a fellow of the Center for Financial Economics at Johns Hopkins University, and a lecturer in the Economics Department. 

He spent 26 years at The New York Times, where he was chief financial correspondent and assistant business editor for many years. He was a financial columnist for most of that time, but spent one year on The Times’ Editorial Board. He retired in 2014.

Before joining The Times, he was the stock market columnist for Barron’s, and had worked for the Associated Press and United Press International.   

Before going into financial journalism, he worked as press secretary to then Senator John A. Durkin, Democrat of New Hampshire.

Norris was a Walter Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University in 1981-'82 and received an MBA from Columbia in 1983. He is a recipient of the three Lifetime Achievement Awards in business journalism, including the Loeb award from UCLA and awards given by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and the New York Financial Writers' Association. 

He lives in Brooklyn and Garrison, N.Y, with his wife, Chris Bockelmann, who he met when she was a Bagehot Fellow in 1982-'83. They are the co-authors of “The New York Times Century of Business,” published in 2000.

Since retiring, he has taught at Baruch College in New York as well as at Hopkins.


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