Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

Research. Insights. Impact. Advancing the Legacy of Chicago Economics.


To encourage the exchange of new ideas and fresh perspectives, the Institute hosts a robust schedule of conferences, workshops, and lectures featuring leading scholars. Other events expose students to a wide range of economic expertise. Discussions designed for broader public audiences apply this expertise to topical social and policy issues.

Mar 9–10, 2017 Macro Financial Modeling Winter 2017 Meeting
NYMEX, 300 Vesey Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10282
Apr 14, 2017 The Economic Consequences of Health Care Reform
Saieh Hall Room 021
Apr 21–22, 2017 Government Debts: Constraints and Choices
Saieh Hall Room 021
May 1, 2017 The Global Economy: Higher Mean, Higher Variance?
Harper Center Room 104
May 19–20, 2017 New Investigations of Intra- and International Trade
Saieh Hall Room 021
Jun 18–22, 2017 2017 Macro Financial Modeling Summer Session for Young Scholars
Bretton Woods, New Hampshire
Jul 9–13, 2017 Price Theory Summer Camp 2017
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021