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.

May 6, 2016 Industrial Organization of the Financial Sector
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
May 10, 2016 Private Provision of Social Insurance: Drug-Specific Price Elasticities and Cost Sharing in Medicare Part D
Becker Applied Economics Workshop, Spring 2016
Saieh Hall for Economics
Room 146
May 13–14, 2016 Conference on the Economics and Politics of Conflict
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
May 13, 2016 The Impact of Expanding Medicaid: Evidence from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment
2015-16 Friedman Forum Undergraduate Lecture Series
University of Chicago, location varies
Kent Hall 107
May 17, 2016 Do Government Audits Reduce Corruption? Estimating the Long-Term Impacts of Exposing Corrupt Politicians
Becker Applied Economics Workshop, Spring 2016
Saieh Hall for Economics
Room 146
May 19, 2016 Becker Brown Bag with Ezra Oberfield
2015-16 Becker Brown Bag Series
Charles M. Harper Center, Room 104
May 20, 2016 The Behavioral Shift: What Behavioral Economics Means for Traditional Analyses
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
May 24, 2016 Noam Yuchtman
Becker Applied Economics Workshop, Spring 2016
Saieh Hall for Economics
Room 146
May 31, 2016 Daniel Keniston
Becker Applied Economics Workshop, Spring 2016
Saieh Hall for Economics
Room 146
Jun 7, 2016 Jeffrey Grogger
Becker Applied Economics Workshop, Spring 2016
Saieh Hall for Economics
Room 146