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This conference will bring together researchers from different fields to discuss crucial themes around discrimination. Experts from economics, artificial intelligence, behavioral sciences, healthcare, sociology, and more, will interact with each other through presentations and open panel discussions. This cross-disciplinary conference is organized around four crucial themes: (a) education and pipeline; (b) systemic and structural sources of discrimination; (c) discrimination in healthcare; (d) and the impact of discrimination on economic growth.

The agenda is in progress and will be updated as presenters and speakers are confirmed. All times are listed in CST.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

  • Kerwin Charles , Indra K. Nooyi Dean & Frederic D. Wolfe Professor of Economics, Policy, and Management, Yale School of Management

CALL FOR PAPERS

The paper submission deadline is February 13, 2022. Papers should be submitted via email to bfi-events@uchicago.edu with “Discrimination in the 21st Century” in the subject line.

Agenda

Friday, May 6, 2022
Session 1: The State of Discrimination in Economics and Business
8:30 am - 11:00 am
Paper Presentations and Discussion
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Panel Discussion
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lunch
Session 2: Systemic and Structural Sources of Discrimination
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Paper Presentations and Discussion
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Panel Discussion
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Reception and Dinner
Saturday, May 7, 2022
Session 3: Discrimination in Healthcare
8:30 am - 11:00 am
Paper Presentations and Discussion
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Panel Discussion
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lunch
Session 4: The Impact of Discrimination on Economic Growth
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Paper Presentations and Discussions
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Panel Discussion