April
19
2019
Past Event 12:30 pm CDT University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Charles M. Harper Center, Room C07

Development Lunch Seminar – Spring 2019

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 Chicago...
April
19
2019
Past Event 12:00 pm CDT University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Friedman Forum: The Effect of Health Insurance on Spending, Health, and Well-Being — Evidence and Implications for Reform

Featuring Katherine Baicker, Dean and the Emmett Dedmon Professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
Topics:  Healthcare
April
17
2019
Past Event 5:00 pm EDT The International Monetary Fund HQ1

Labor, Jobs, and the Modern Economy: A Conversation with Chicago Booth Professor Erik Hurst

Chicago Booth Professor Erik Hurst will discuss a host of issues that have helped shape employment outcomes of many American workers, including: the decline of U.S. manufacturing jobs, the...
Topics:  Employment & Wages
April
16
2019
Past Event 3:30 pm CDT University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 146

Becker Applied Economics Workshop – Spring 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 Tuesdays from 3:30...
Organizers / Guests
  • Leonardo Bursztyn
  • Pietro Tebaldi
  • Michael Greenstone
  • Magne Mogstad
  • Kevin Murphy
  • Robert Topel
April
11
2019
Past Event 5:30 pm CDT University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Undergraduate Spring Panel: Urbanization and the Growth of Mega-Cities

The rise of “mega-cities” present both unprecedented opportunities and unprecedented challenges. Much work on urbanization has focused on the so-called “triumph of the city” — the vastly improved opportunities...
April
5-6
2019
Past Event All Day University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Robustness in Economics and Econometrics Conference

Models are essential inputs to economic analysis. Yet, an economic model is at best only an approximation to a complex social reality. Economists have approached the issue of model...
March
8-9
2019
Past Event All Day University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Charles M. Harper Center, Room C25

Gender and the Labor Market Conference

Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages
Organizers / Guests
  • Matthew Notowidigdo
  • Alessandra Voena
March
8
2019
Past Event 12:00 pm CST University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Charles M. Harper Center, Room 104

Women in Economics: Progress and Challenges

April
19
2019
Past Event 12:30 pm CDT University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Charles M. Harper Center, Room C07

Development Lunch Seminar – Spring 2019

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 Chicago...
April
19
2019
Past Event 12:00 pm CDT University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Friedman Forum: The Effect of Health Insurance on Spending, Health, and Well-Being — Evidence and Implications for Reform

Featuring Katherine Baicker, Dean and the Emmett Dedmon Professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
Topics:  Healthcare
April
17
2019
Past Event 5:00 pm EDT The International Monetary Fund HQ1

Labor, Jobs, and the Modern Economy: A Conversation with Chicago Booth Professor Erik Hurst

Chicago Booth Professor Erik Hurst will discuss a host of issues that have helped shape employment outcomes of many American workers, including: the decline of U.S. manufacturing jobs, the...
Topics:  Employment & Wages
April
16
2019
Past Event 3:30 pm CDT University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 146

Becker Applied Economics Workshop – Spring 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 Tuesdays from 3:30...
Organizers / Guests
  • Leonardo Bursztyn
  • Pietro Tebaldi
  • Michael Greenstone
  • Magne Mogstad
  • Kevin Murphy
  • Robert Topel
April
11
2019
Past Event 5:30 pm CDT University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Undergraduate Spring Panel: Urbanization and the Growth of Mega-Cities

The rise of “mega-cities” present both unprecedented opportunities and unprecedented challenges. Much work on urbanization has focused on the so-called “triumph of the city” — the vastly improved opportunities...
April
5-6
2019
Past Event All Day University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Robustness in Economics and Econometrics Conference

Models are essential inputs to economic analysis. Yet, an economic model is at best only an approximation to a complex social reality. Economists have approached the issue of model...
March
8-9
2019
Past Event All Day University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Charles M. Harper Center, Room C25

Gender and the Labor Market Conference

Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages
Organizers / Guests
  • Matthew Notowidigdo
  • Alessandra Voena
March
8
2019
Past Event 12:00 pm CST University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Charles M. Harper Center, Room 104

Women in Economics: Progress and Challenges