David K. Backus Memorial Lecture Fund

Dave's family, friends, and colleagues are raising funds to endow the David K. Backus Memorial Lecture Fund, an annual lecture in economics and finance that will be an ongoing and living tribute to Dave's remarkable contributions to scholarship and the academic community.

To make a donation, please see instructions below:

  • Gifts of Cash/Check: Please make your check payable to "NYU Stern," and write "David K Backus Lecture Fund" in the memo section. Checks can be mailed to:

    Attn: Jennifer Beeson
    NYU Stern School of Business
    44 West 4th Street, Suite 10-160
    New York, NY 10012

  • Gifts online: to make your gift online, please visit stern.nyu.edu/Backus, indicate the amount in "Other Designations", and specify “David K Backus Lecture Fund" on the Gift Information page.

  • Gifts by Wire or Stock: To make a gift by wire or stock transfer, please visit the NYU Stern website. Please be sure to indicate that your gift's purpose and allocation will be the "David K Backus Lecture Fund" and copy jbeeson@stern.nyu.edu on all correspondence pertaining to the gift.

Gifts are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Please direct any questions about your gift to Jennifer Beeson at jbeeson@stern.nyu.edu or (212) 998-0601.