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 25–26, 2017 Firm Dynamics and the Aggregate Economy 2017
The University of Chicago
Aug 7–8, 2017 2017 CITE Conference and Student Poster Session
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021