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.

Apr 16, 2014 The Economics of Climate Change University Club, Chicago
Apr 17, 2014 Econometrics and Statistics Workshop Harper Center HC3B
Apr 18, 2014 Monitoring Risk with V-LAB Charles M. Harper Center
Apr 21, 2014 Internal and International Migration: Models and Empirics Charles M. Harper Center, Room C06
Apr 23, 2014 Money and Banking Workshop Rosenwald 329
Apr 23, 2014 Scheinkman on Bubbles New York City
Apr 24, 2014 Higher Education Subsidies and Human Capital Mobility Rosenwald 329
Apr 29, 2014 Law and Economics Workshop Law School Seminar Room F
Apr 30, 2014 Money and Banking Workshop Rosenwald 329
May 1–2, 2014 Macroeconomic Fragility University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Room C04