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.

Jun 19–Aug 4, 2017 Open Source Macroeconomics Lab Boot Camp
Saieh Hall, Room 247
Aug 2–3, 2017 2017 Handbook of Econometrics Conference
Saieh Hall 021
Aug 7–9, 2017 2017 CITE Conference
Saieh Hall 021
Sep 15–16, 2017 Workshop on Social and Economic Networks
Booth School of Business, Harper Center, Classroom C07
Sep 15–16, 2017 Interactions: Bringing Together Econometrics and Applied Microeconomics
University of Chicago, Gleacher Center
Oct 13–14, 2017 Empirics and Methods in Economics
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
Oct 21, 2017 The Health Sector and the Economy 2017
Saieh Hall, Room 021
Jan 25–26, 2018 Macro Financial Modeling Winter 2018 Meeting
NYMEX, 300 Vesey Street, New York, NY 10282, USA