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.

Apr 28, 2017 Why Are Some Companies Efficient While Others Are Not?
2016-2017 Friedman Forum Undergraduate Lecture Series
University of Chicago, location varies
May 1, 2017 The Fiscal and Monetary History of Venezuela
Fiscal and Monetary History of Latin America 2016-17
Locations vary
Regenstein Library Room 122
May 1, 2017 The Global Economy: Higher Mean, Higher Variance?
Harper Center Room 104
May 2, 2017 Measuring Physician Quality
Becker Applied Economics Workshop - Spring 2017
Saieh Hall Room 146
May 9, 2017 Topic To Be Announced
Becker Applied Economics Workshop - Spring 2017
Saieh Hall Room 146
May 16–23, 2017 Financial Platforms, Payment Systems, and Monetary Policy
Charles M. Harper Center - rooms vary
May 16, 2017 Polarization, Fake News, and the 2016 Election
2016-17 Becker Brown Bag Series
Charles M. Harper Center, Room 104
May 16, 2017 Topic To Be Announced
Becker Applied Economics Workshop - Spring 2017
Saieh Hall Room 146
May 19–20, 2017 New Investigations of Intra- and International Trade
Saieh Hall Room 021
May 22, 2017 The Economic Consequences of Health Care Reform
Regenstein Library Room 122