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 3–4, 2015 Flows of Goods and Technologies in the Global Economy
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
Apr 7–8, 2015 Exploring the Price of Policy Uncertainty
Center for Global Development, Washington, D.C.
Apr 8, 2015 Consequences of Uncertainty
University Club of Washington D.C.
Apr 9, 2015 Reflections on Models of Stagnant Demand
Charles M. Harper Center, Room C25
Apr 9, 2015 Practical Issues in Structural Estimation
Computational Economics Colloquium
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
Apr 10, 2015 How Big Data is Changing Economies
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
Apr 14, 2015 The Power of the Street: Evidence from Egypt’s Arab Spring
2014–15 Becker Brown Bag Series
Charles M. Harper Center, Room 104
Apr 14, 2015 Money and Nations
University Club of Chicago
Apr 16, 2015 Tensor-Based Computing in Contract Theory, IO, and HJB PDE Macro Models
Computational Economics Colloquium
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
Apr 17, 2015 Speculation, Trading and Bubbles
2014-15 Friedman Forum Undergraduate Lecture Series
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021