Events List

October
15
2021
Upcoming Event All Day

Seminar Series: Trade and Spatial Afternoons

This seminar series will feature outside speakers to present their latest work on international trade, spatial economics, economic geography, and urban economics. Additional details, including time and location for...
Organizers / Guests
  • Rodrigo Adao
  • Jonathan Dingel
  • Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
  • Felix Tintelnot
August
25
2021
Upcoming Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Seminar

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series — Special Deals from Special Investors: The Rise of State-Connected Private Owners in China

COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS   About the Seminar Series Financial market development goes hand-in-hand with economic growth. The development of China’s capital markets in terms of size, regulations, capability, and efficiency...
August
13-14
2021
Upcoming Event All Day Chicago, IL/Virtual

Economic Theory Conference VI

The Becker Friedman Institute’s annual conference on economic theory will bring together leading researchers from across the world to discuss recent advances in theoretical microeconomics. Topics will include decision...
Organizers / Guests
  • Benjamin Brooks
  • Daniel Rappoport
July
28
2021
Upcoming Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series — Determinants of Repo Haircut: Counter-Party Risk and Collateral Risk

COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS   Repo market is an important source of wholesale funding for the financial institutions. Ever since Great Financial Crisis, repo haircut has been seen as a crucial...
July
14
2021
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series — Hidden Non-Performing Loans In China

COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS   Asset management companies (AMCs) have been widely used around the world for more than two decades to remove non-performing loans (NPLs) from troubled banks and resolve...
June
30
2021
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series — Digital Payments and Consumption: Evidence from the 2016 Demonetization in India

COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS   The increasing digitization of the global economy is changing how products and services are produced, distributed, and sold all around the world. Digital payment instruments such...
June
22
2021
Past Event 10:00 am CDT Virtual Event

Transportation Infrastructure in Medellín: Importing Opportunity or Exporting Crime?

Watch Video in English Watch Video in Spanish Neighborhoods are some of the strongest determinants of both economic opportunity and criminal activity. Does improving connectedness between segregated and unequal...
June
16
2021
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series — FinTech Adoption and Household Risk-Taking

COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS Focusing on China’s rapid increase in FinTech penetration, the authors examine how FinTech can help lower investment barriers and move households toward optimal risk-taking. Using a unique...
Topics:  Financial Markets
October
15
2021
Upcoming Event All Day

Seminar Series: Trade and Spatial Afternoons

This seminar series will feature outside speakers to present their latest work on international trade, spatial economics, economic geography, and urban economics. Additional details, including time and location for...
Organizers / Guests
  • Rodrigo Adao
  • Jonathan Dingel
  • Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
  • Felix Tintelnot
August
25
2021
Upcoming Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Seminar

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series — Special Deals from Special Investors: The Rise of State-Connected Private Owners in China

COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS   About the Seminar Series Financial market development goes hand-in-hand with economic growth. The development of China’s capital markets in terms of size, regulations, capability, and efficiency...
August
13-14
2021
Upcoming Event All Day Chicago, IL/Virtual

Economic Theory Conference VI

The Becker Friedman Institute’s annual conference on economic theory will bring together leading researchers from across the world to discuss recent advances in theoretical microeconomics. Topics will include decision...
Organizers / Guests
  • Benjamin Brooks
  • Daniel Rappoport
July
28
2021
Upcoming Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series — Determinants of Repo Haircut: Counter-Party Risk and Collateral Risk

COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS   Repo market is an important source of wholesale funding for the financial institutions. Ever since Great Financial Crisis, repo haircut has been seen as a crucial...
July
14
2021
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series — Hidden Non-Performing Loans In China

COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS   Asset management companies (AMCs) have been widely used around the world for more than two decades to remove non-performing loans (NPLs) from troubled banks and resolve...
June
30
2021
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series — Digital Payments and Consumption: Evidence from the 2016 Demonetization in India

COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS   The increasing digitization of the global economy is changing how products and services are produced, distributed, and sold all around the world. Digital payment instruments such...
June
22
2021
Past Event 10:00 am CDT Virtual Event

Transportation Infrastructure in Medellín: Importing Opportunity or Exporting Crime?

Watch Video in English Watch Video in Spanish Neighborhoods are some of the strongest determinants of both economic opportunity and criminal activity. Does improving connectedness between segregated and unequal...
June
16
2021
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series — FinTech Adoption and Household Risk-Taking

COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS Focusing on China’s rapid increase in FinTech penetration, the authors examine how FinTech can help lower investment barriers and move households toward optimal risk-taking. Using a unique...
Topics:  Financial Markets