Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

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

Events

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.

Oct 2, 2014–May 28, 2015 Economics and Policy Workshop
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Room C10
Oct 14, 2014–Jun 13, 2015 2014–15 Becker Brown Bag Series
Charles M. Harper Center
Oct 24–25, 2014 Normative Ethics and Welfare Economics
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
Oct 30–31, 2014 A Celebration of the Life and Work of Gary S. Becker
The University of Chicago
Nov 7, 2014–May 31, 2015 2014-15 Friedman Forum Undergraduate Lecture Series
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
Nov 7–8, 2014 The Power of Partnerships
Fairmont Hotel Chicago and Saieh Hall for Economics
Nov 7, 2014 Millennial Goals: What's Happened? What's Next?
2014-15 Friedman Forum Undergraduate Lecture Series
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
Nov 11, 2014 Presidential Economics: A Discussion with Edward Lazear and Christina Romer
University Club
Nov 13, 2014–May 31, 2015 Graduate Student Lecture Series
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 112
Nov 13, 2014 Transfer Payments and the Macroeconomy
Economics and Policy Workshop
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Room C10