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The Becker Friedman Institute’s annual conference on economic theory brings together leading researchers from across the world to discuss recent advances in theoretical microeconomics. Topics include decision theory, game theory, mechanism design, networks, and information economics.

Past conference programs:  2019 | 2018 | 2017

Stay tuned for registration information and full workshop agenda.


As the global health situation involving the coronavirus (COVID-19) evolves, the Becker Friedman Institute, with guidance from the University of Chicago’s Office of the Provost, is continuing to monitor the situation. At this time, we are tentatively moving forward with planning for conferences and events to be held in the summer and fall quarters. However, please note that things may change.