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Department of Economics’ Lars Peter Hansen reflects on the 2018 MFM Summer Session for Young Scholars at Cape Cod, MA
Booth’s Marianne Bertrand and Emir Kamenica explore strong relationships between brand ownership and wealth Business Insider
The African Econometric Society 2018 will feature Department of Economics' Roger Myerson, 2007 Nobel Laureate for his pioneering research in Game Theory and Mechanism Design Pulse
The Law School's Eric Posner explains the link between wages and non-compete agreements Marketplace
Booth’s Steven Davis explains the recent uptick in job-hopping Morningstar
Research from Harris School of Public Policy's Kerwin Kofi Charles, an affiliated scholar of BFI's Ronzetti Initiative for the Study of Labor Markets, cited in discussion on the growing wage gap between white and black men The Economist
Research from Booth’s Brent Neiman, Director of BFI’s International Finance, Macro and Trade Initiative, and co-authors, cited in discussion of "Trade Wars, Dollar Dominance And What It Means For Global Investing” Forbes
Harris School of Public Policy’s Christopher Berry questions Cook County property valuation formula Chicago Tribune
Booth’s Ralph Koijen, an affiliated scholar of BFI’s Macro Financial Research Initiative, examines “Financing the War on Cancer” VoxEU
Booth’s Eric Budish cited in discussion of concern over the future of cryptocurrencies Chepicap