November
19
2020
Upcoming Event 5:30 pm CST Virtual Event

Becker Brown Bag: The Great Lockdown and the Big Stimulus: Tracing the Pandemic Possibility Frontier for the US

Featuring Greg Kaplan Professor the College and the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics, Co-Director of BFI Macroeconomic Research Initiative
Topics:  COVID-19
November
4
2020
Upcoming Event 12:30 pm CST Virtual Event

Friedman Forum: Building Resilient Health Systems: Experimental Evidence from Sierra Leone and the 2014 Ebola Outbreak

Featuring Oeindrila Dube, Philip K. Pearson Professor of Global Conflict Studies, Harris Public Policy, and Co-Director of BFI Initiative for the Study of Gender in the Economy
Topics:  COVID-19
October
26
2020
Upcoming Event 3:30 pm CDT Virtual Event

Becker Applied Economics Workshop – Fall 2020

This workshop focuses on the application of core economic tools to address questions that are of interest to researchers and policymakers alike. This virtual seminar series meets weekly on...
Organizers / Guests
  • Leonardo Bursztyn
  • Michael Dinerstein
  • Michael Greenstone
  • Peter Hull
  • Magne Mogstad
  • Kevin Murphy
  • Robert Topel
October
23
2020
Upcoming Event 12:30 pm CDT Virtual Event

Development Lunch Seminar – Fall 2020

The Development Lunch Seminars are operated with support from the Becker Friedman Institute and The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts and is a collaboration between University of...
October
21
2020
Past Event 8:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

China Biweekly Seminar on Public Economics

The Tsinghua University – University of Chicago Joint Research Center for Economics and Finance, in collaboration with the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics in China (BFI-China), the National Institute...
September
29
2020
Past Event All Day Virtual Event

Critical Conversations with Economists

BFI-China and Peking University host a monthly virtual lecture series to convene renowned economists from each institution for lectures on modern economics, including economic growth, financial markets, technology innovations, and...
September
24-25
2020
Past Event All Day Virtual Event

Women in Macro Conference

The third annual Women in Macro Conference brought together influential women economists from around the world working in the field of macroeconomics, broadly defined. The objective of the conference...
Organizers / Guests
  • Marina Azzimonti
  • Alessandra Fogli
  • Veronica Guerrieri
September
14
2020
Past Event 7:30 am CDT Virtual Seminar

Joint University Webinar Series – Thrive Amidst Disruptions: Role of Fintech Post COVID-19

The accelerating pace of innovation and the COVID-19 pandemic bring both disruptions and unprecedented opportunity to the financial industry. Leading academic and industry leaders offered the latest insights on...
November
19
2020
Upcoming Event 5:30 pm CST Virtual Event

Becker Brown Bag: The Great Lockdown and the Big Stimulus: Tracing the Pandemic Possibility Frontier for the US

Featuring Greg Kaplan Professor the College and the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics, Co-Director of BFI Macroeconomic Research Initiative
Topics:  COVID-19
November
4
2020
Upcoming Event 12:30 pm CST Virtual Event

Friedman Forum: Building Resilient Health Systems: Experimental Evidence from Sierra Leone and the 2014 Ebola Outbreak

Featuring Oeindrila Dube, Philip K. Pearson Professor of Global Conflict Studies, Harris Public Policy, and Co-Director of BFI Initiative for the Study of Gender in the Economy
Topics:  COVID-19
October
26
2020
Upcoming Event 3:30 pm CDT Virtual Event

Becker Applied Economics Workshop – Fall 2020

This workshop focuses on the application of core economic tools to address questions that are of interest to researchers and policymakers alike. This virtual seminar series meets weekly on...
Organizers / Guests
  • Leonardo Bursztyn
  • Michael Dinerstein
  • Michael Greenstone
  • Peter Hull
  • Magne Mogstad
  • Kevin Murphy
  • Robert Topel
October
23
2020
Upcoming Event 12:30 pm CDT Virtual Event

Development Lunch Seminar – Fall 2020

The Development Lunch Seminars are operated with support from the Becker Friedman Institute and The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts and is a collaboration between University of...
October
21
2020
Past Event 8:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

China Biweekly Seminar on Public Economics

The Tsinghua University – University of Chicago Joint Research Center for Economics and Finance, in collaboration with the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics in China (BFI-China), the National Institute...
September
29
2020
Past Event All Day Virtual Event

Critical Conversations with Economists

BFI-China and Peking University host a monthly virtual lecture series to convene renowned economists from each institution for lectures on modern economics, including economic growth, financial markets, technology innovations, and...
September
24-25
2020
Past Event All Day Virtual Event

Women in Macro Conference

The third annual Women in Macro Conference brought together influential women economists from around the world working in the field of macroeconomics, broadly defined. The objective of the conference...
Organizers / Guests
  • Marina Azzimonti
  • Alessandra Fogli
  • Veronica Guerrieri
September
14
2020
Past Event 7:30 am CDT Virtual Seminar

Joint University Webinar Series – Thrive Amidst Disruptions: Role of Fintech Post COVID-19

The accelerating pace of innovation and the COVID-19 pandemic bring both disruptions and unprecedented opportunity to the financial industry. Leading academic and industry leaders offered the latest insights on...