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
May 30, 2017 Topic To Be Announced
Becker Applied Economics Workshop - Spring 2017
Saieh Hall Room 146
Jun 7, 2017 Lessons Learned: Understanding Education Policy Choices
Summit Conference Center 205 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago
Jun 18–22, 2017 2017 Macro Financial Modeling Summer Session for Young Scholars
Bretton Woods, New Hampshire
Jun 19–Aug 4, 2017 Open Source Macroeconomics Lab Boot Camp
Saieh Hall, Room 247
Jun 26–Jul 7, 2017 2017 Economic Research Experience for Undergraduates
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
Jul 9–13, 2017 Price Theory Summer Camp 2017
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
Aug 7–8, 2017 2017 CITE Conference and Student Poster Session
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021