Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

Research. Insights. Impact. Advancing the Legacy of Chicago Economics.


Institute updates and economic insights on everyday issues

How Household Debt Caused the Great Recession Chicago Magazine
China and the World
How to Energize a Lackluster Recovery Wall Street Journal
The Next Financial Crisis Institute of Politics
Energy Policy: Can We Bring America together? Institute of Politics
Matthew Gentzkow Awarded the 2014 Clark Medal American Economic Association
William Nordhaus Breaks Down the Economic Impact of Climate Change
Does Forward Guidance Work? Capital Ideas
Big Data and Health 2014 Center for Health and the Social Sciences
What Losing $50 on a Football Game Can Teach Us About Financial Markets