University of Chicago faculty members and other accomplished economists set the goals and direction of the Institute.

Michael Greenstone, the Milton Friedman Professor of Economics, is director of the institute.

Erik Hurst, V. Duane Rath Professor of Economics and the John E. Jeuck Faculty Fellow, is deputy director. 

Advising the directors is the Institute Research Council, which includes selected University of Chicago faculty and other leading scholars.

The Becker Friedman Institute Council, a group of alumni and business leaders, provides strategic advice and help raise awareness and support for research and activities.


For a full BFI staff listing, click here