Ep 8: From the Founding of YI to Econ 101 with Dr. Gerald Gunderson [PART 1]

Y CT Matters

Jul 8 2022 • 19 mins


In this episode, Yankee Institute President Carol Platt Liebau is joined by YI board member Professor Gerald Gunderson, a founder of Yankee Institute. Professor Gunderson has served as Trinity College’s Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of American Business and Enterprise, and Director of the Shelby Cullom Davis Endowment at Trinity College since 1982. Dr. Gunderson is also the author of The New Economic History of America and The Wealth Creators: An Entrepreneurial History of the United States. His conversation with Carol ranges from Yankee Institute’s early days to his own storied career to his thoughts on higher education today and where it’s headed.