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.

Aug 18–20, 2014 The Society for Economic Measurement (SEM) Conference University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Sep 11–12, 2014 Creditors and Corporate Governance Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
Sep 26–27, 2014 Interactions: Bringing Together Econometrics and Applied Microeconomics Saieh Hall for Economics
Oct 24–25, 2014 Normative Ethics and Welfare Economics University of Chicago