November
15-16
2019
Past Event All Day University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Optimization-Conscious Econometrics Conference

Astonishing recent progress in numerical optimization presents many opportunities and challenges for modern data analysis and scientific inference. Econometrics and statistics offer a valuable angle from which to study...
Organizers / Guests
  • Roger Koenker
  • Rahul Mazumder
  • Guillaume Pouliot
November
12
2019
Past Event 3:30 pm CST University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 146

Becker Applied Economics Workshop – Fall 2019

This workshop focuses on the application of core economic tools to address questions that are of interest to researchers and policymakers alike. It meets weekly on Mondays from 3:30...
Organizers / Guests
  • Leonardo Bursztyn
  • Pietro Tebaldi
  • Michael Greenstone
  • Magne Mogstad
  • Kevin Murphy
  • Robert Topel
November
8
2019
Past Event 3:30 pm CST Swift Hall, 3rd floor Lecture Hall, (1025 E 58th St, Chicago, IL 60637)

University of Chicago Policy Forum – The Pension Crisis: State and Local Pension Challenges

Participants: Edward Glaeser (Harvard University), Byron Lutz (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System), Carol Portman (Taxpayers’ Federation of Illinois), Joshua Rauh (Stanford University), and C. Eugene Steuerle (Urban Institute)...
Organizers / Guests
  • Lars Peter Hansen
  • James Heckman
November
1
2019
Past Event 12:00 pm CDT University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Friedman Forum: Gender and Human Capital Investments in Developing Countries

Featuring Alessandra Voena, Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
October
28
2019
Past Event 10:00 am CDT Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall

A Conversation with US Senator Lisa Murkowski

Topics:  Energy & Environment
October
26
2019
Past Event 8:00 am CDT Gleacher Center

North-South Chicago Theory Conference

This conference will bring together economic theorists from Northwestern University and University of Chicago. The goal is to foster collaboration between the two theory communities. We hope to make...
Organizers / Guests
  • Piotr Dworczak
  • Doron Ravid
October
21
2019
Past Event 12:00 pm CDT Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall

Becker Brown Bag – Climate Change: Uncertainty and Economic Policy

Featuring Lars Peter Hansen, the David Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago
Topics:  Energy & Environment
October
18-19
2019
Past Event All Day University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Interactions Conference: Bringing Together Econometrics and Applied Microeconomics

The Interactions conference is part of the National Science Foundation series of Conferences on Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. This year’s conference will be held at the University of Chicago...
Organizers / Guests
  • Peter Hull
  • Thibaut Lamadon
  • Alexander Torgovitsky
November
15-16
2019
Past Event All Day University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Optimization-Conscious Econometrics Conference

Astonishing recent progress in numerical optimization presents many opportunities and challenges for modern data analysis and scientific inference. Econometrics and statistics offer a valuable angle from which to study...
Organizers / Guests
  • Roger Koenker
  • Rahul Mazumder
  • Guillaume Pouliot
November
12
2019
Past Event 3:30 pm CST University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 146

Becker Applied Economics Workshop – Fall 2019

This workshop focuses on the application of core economic tools to address questions that are of interest to researchers and policymakers alike. It meets weekly on Mondays from 3:30...
Organizers / Guests
  • Leonardo Bursztyn
  • Pietro Tebaldi
  • Michael Greenstone
  • Magne Mogstad
  • Kevin Murphy
  • Robert Topel
November
8
2019
Past Event 3:30 pm CST Swift Hall, 3rd floor Lecture Hall, (1025 E 58th St, Chicago, IL 60637)

University of Chicago Policy Forum – The Pension Crisis: State and Local Pension Challenges

Participants: Edward Glaeser (Harvard University), Byron Lutz (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System), Carol Portman (Taxpayers’ Federation of Illinois), Joshua Rauh (Stanford University), and C. Eugene Steuerle (Urban Institute)...
Organizers / Guests
  • Lars Peter Hansen
  • James Heckman
November
1
2019
Past Event 12:00 pm CDT University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Friedman Forum: Gender and Human Capital Investments in Developing Countries

Featuring Alessandra Voena, Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
October
28
2019
Past Event 10:00 am CDT Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall

A Conversation with US Senator Lisa Murkowski

Topics:  Energy & Environment
October
26
2019
Past Event 8:00 am CDT Gleacher Center

North-South Chicago Theory Conference

This conference will bring together economic theorists from Northwestern University and University of Chicago. The goal is to foster collaboration between the two theory communities. We hope to make...
Organizers / Guests
  • Piotr Dworczak
  • Doron Ravid
October
21
2019
Past Event 12:00 pm CDT Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall

Becker Brown Bag – Climate Change: Uncertainty and Economic Policy

Featuring Lars Peter Hansen, the David Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago
Topics:  Energy & Environment
October
18-19
2019
Past Event All Day University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Interactions Conference: Bringing Together Econometrics and Applied Microeconomics

The Interactions conference is part of the National Science Foundation series of Conferences on Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. This year’s conference will be held at the University of Chicago...
Organizers / Guests
  • Peter Hull
  • Thibaut Lamadon
  • Alexander Torgovitsky