Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

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The Future of US Economic Policy

A Conversation with Gary Becker: The Future of US Economic Policy

 
In a wide-ranging discussion, Institute Chair Gary Becker and Edward Lazear touched on investment in human capital, immigration, macroeconomics and monetary policy, and efficient structure of social programs for education and healthcare. 
 
The talk was hosted by the Chicago Economics Society, a nation-wide group of University of Chicago economics alumni that held its first meeting in conjunction with the event.