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.

May 22, 2015 Andrew Shephard, University of Pennsylvania
Workshop in Family Economics, Spring 2015
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 112
May 27, 2015 The Consequences of Uncertainty
The University of Chicago Center in Paris
Jun 22–Jul 2, 2015 2015 Economic Research Experience for Undergraduates
The University of Chicago
Jul 10–11, 2015 Recent Advances in the Theory of Information in Games
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
Jul 12–16, 2015 University of Chicago Summer Institute on Field Experiments
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 203
Jul 12–16, 2015 Price Theory Summer Camp 2015
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
Aug 12–14, 2015 2015 CITE Conference: New Quantitative Models of Financial Markets
Saieh Hall for Economics
Sep 11–12, 2015 Third Annual Formal Theory & Comparative Politics Conference
Saieh Hall for Economics
Sep 25–26, 2015 Interactions: Bringing Together Econometrics and Applied Microeconomics
Saieh Hall for Economics
Oct 2–3, 2015 Conference on Financial Regulation
Saieh Hall for Economics