Below please find various memorabilia that Dr. Lustig has collected through her work, travels, and from her family.



LACEA honors Professor Lustig with the title of President Emerita
November 10, 2017

On the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, LACEA, Professor Lustig received the title of President Emerita in recognition of her role in the creation of the Association and her strong leadership and unwavering support. The award ceremony took place on November 10, 2017 in Lustig’s native city of Buenos Aires. Lustig concluded her reception speech by urging the audience, particularly women economists, to “Never receive a ‘No’ for an answer. Dream on.”

Read the official announcement here.

Professor Lustig posing with her LACEA President Emerita plaque in hand.

Lustig along 5 former LACEA Presidents, 1 current President and one incoming President. (Pictured left to right: Lora, Calvo, Edwards, Fishlow, Lustig, Levy, Tommasi, and Hausmann)

The LACEA President Emerita plaque reads: “On the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, LACEA, Professor Nora Lustig is awarded the title of ‘President Emeritus’ in recognition of her strong leadership and unwavering support.


“Methodological Advances in Fiscal Incidence Analysis Commitment to Equity Institute (CEQ),”
Presented at Universidad de San Andrés, Buenos Aires, Argentina. November 7 and 8, 2017.

Alvaro Forteza from Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay, on the redistributive impact of pensions; Nora Lustig from Tulane, Francois Bourguignon from the Paris School of Economics, and Stephen Younger from the CEQ Institute listening in.


Una escuela con más de 90 años de historia.

A rare shot of Tulane’s campus from above circa 1920s.

Joseph Stiglitz and Nora Lustig at ECINEQ dinner honoring TonyAtkinson, July 19, 2017

Pictured: Branko Milanovic, NoraLustig, and GabrielZucman

Nora Lustig presents at Paris School of Econmics, May 31 2017 (pictured: Facundo Alvaredo and Thomas Piketty)


Nora Lustig’s painting of DC’s 2016 blizzard. Painted in January, 2017.



Nobel Prize winners Angus Deaton and Joseph Stiglitz (right), with OECD’s Chief Statistitician Martine Durand and Tulane’s Nora Lustig at the meeting of the High Level Expert Group on Measuring Economic Performance and Social Progress, OECD Headquarters, Paris, September 10-11, 2016.


Nora with Enrique Iglesias at Palacio Real, Madrid – April 2016


Palacio Real, Madrid – April 2016


Signing Sean Higggins’ Doctoral



Signing Yang Wang’s Doctoral



Reception on Dec. 11, 2015 to celebrate the Gates Foundation grant to the CEQ Institute. Nora Lustig with Economics Department faculty and PhD students.


Reception on Dec. 11, 2015 to celebrate the Gates Foundation grant to The CEQ Institute. Ludovico Feoli, director of the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research,
with Nora Lustig, Tulane’s Samuel Z. Stone Professor of Latin American Economics.


Nora Lustig and former Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo, Dialogue’s Gala Dinner, Washington D.C., Nov. 17, 2015


Nora Lustig with Ambassador Miguel Basañez and wife, and Daniel Chavez and wife, Dialogue’s Gala Dinner, Washington, D.C., Nov. 17, 2015


Book signing in honor of Enrique Iglesias (left), Inter American Dialogue, Washington D.C., Nov. 16, 2015


Minister Seth Terkper Stephen Younger (Ithaca College) with CEQ Institute Director Nora Lustig at the presentation of the Commitment to Equity Assessment of Ghana in seminar co-organized by MofFinance and International Growth Center. Accra, Ghana, October 30, 2015


Presenting CEQ results for Ghana in Accra



Honoring Albert Fishlow in RIo de Janeiro. July 3 2015


Honoring Albert Fishlow in Rio de Janeiro. July 3 2015


The Atkinson Commission on Poverty – Paris, June 26 2015


Carmen Diana Deere, Ludovico Feoli, and Nora Lustig at Tulane University. March 3, 2015.


Dinner menu from Tulane University and World Bank CEQ learning event. Tabbard Inn, Washington, DC. February 18, 2015.


With Winnie Byanyima and Donald Kaberuka and others at the Oxfam Inequality Conference hosted by Oxford University (UK). January 19, 2015.



Winnie Byanyima, Michele Bachelet, Christine Lagarde, and Nora Lustig at La Moneda Palace, Santiago, Chile. Dec 4, 2014


Standing with Minister of Strategic Affairs in Brazil, Marcelo Neri. November 18, 2014


With Nelson Mandela’s statue. Pretoria, South Africa. Nov 5, 2014


Jurado Premio Vidanta 2014 at Place Nuevo Vallarta, México on August 28, 2014. To the right of Professor Lustig is former president of Uruguay, Julio Sanguinetti, and to her left is Jose Luis Machenea, former head of CEPAL.


Inequality and Poverty in Latin America: Spring 2014 class


Nora’s son, Carlos (left), was featured in The Washington Post along with Emiliano Ruprah (right) for their initiative empowering non-tech entrepreneurs in Washington, D.C.


The presidents of Argentina, Brazil and Chile in 1976 and 2015. What a change!


Current photos of my High School, Comercial No. 7 on Monroe Avenue in Buenos Aires, Argentina (Interior 1, Interior 2, Interior 3, Interior 4)



Permio Vidanta Roundtable, Riviera Maya, Mexico, on September 6, 2013


Premio Vidanta Jury in Riviera Maya, Mexico, on September 6, 2013. To Nora’s left (looking straight into the picutre) is Julio Sanguinetti, former president of Uruguay, and to the right is Amb. Luis Mayra (former Chilean Ambassador to Mexico); others: Billie Miller, former prime minister of Barbados, Jose Luis Machinea, former head of Central Bank in Argentina and former Executive General of UNECLAC; Rebeca Grynspan, Associate Administrator at UNDP; and Ambassador Angulo, former Ambassador to Mexico from Spain.


Economics of Poverty, Class of Fall 2013


Meetings of the LACEA/IADB/WB/UNDP Research Network on Inequality and Poverty (NIP), the World Bank, Washington DC. May 6 2013. From left to right: Rodrigo Valdes, Louise Cord, Guillermo Cruces, Nora Lustig and Francisco Ferreira

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