Events List

Sep–Nov
30-18
2022
Upcoming Event 12:30 pm CDT Saieh Hall 021

Development Lunch Workshop – Fall 2022

The Development Lunch Workshops 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...
September
22-23
2022
Upcoming Event All Day David Rubenstein Forum, 1201 E 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

Behavioral Implications of Uncertainty in Macroeconomics Capstone Conference

There has been a recent surge in research that explores how expectations and uncertainty impact financial markets and the macroeconomy. This capstone conference, part of the Behavioral Implications of Uncertainty...
August
26-27
2022
Upcoming Event 8:00 am CDT University of Chicago | David Rubenstein Forum Room 601 | 1201 E. 60th Street Chicago, IL 60637

Economic Theory Conference VII

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 game...
Organizers / Guests
  • Andrew McClellan
  • Joseph Root
August
26-27
2022
Upcoming Event 7:30 am CDT University of Chicago Rubenstein Forum|University A-B, Room 501/502 1201 E 60th St, Chicago, IL, 60637

Women in Empirical Microeconomics Conference

This conference seeks to offer a platform for innovative empirical research in microeconomics (including labor economics, public economics, development, and industrial organization) and to foster opportunities for future collaboration...
Organizers / Guests
  • Manasi Deshpande
  • Anne Karing
  • Heather Sarsons
  • Winnie van Dijk
  • Shoshana Vasserman
August
18
2022
Upcoming Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series – The Economic Cost of Locking down like China: Evidence from City-to-City Truck Flows

HOSTING ORGANIZERS 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...
August
5-6
2022
Past Event 9:00 am CDT University of Chicago | Rubenstein Forum, Room 601

Junior Spatial Economics Conference

The Junior Spatial Economics Conference gathered a small group of young faculty working on topics in spatial economics to discuss early-stage research in an informal setting. The conference emphasizes...
Organizers / Guests
  • Milena Almagro
  • Jonathan Dingel
August
1-4
2022
Past Event 8:00 am CDT

2022 Macro Finance Research Program Summer Session for Young Scholars

On August 1-4, 2022, the Macro Finance Research Program (MFR), under the auspices of the Becker Friedman Institute (BFI), hosted the 2022 MFR Summer Session for Young Scholars for PhD students working...
Organizers / Guests
  • Lars Peter Hansen
  • Fernando Alvarez
  • John H. Cochrane
  • Wenxin Du
  • Zhiguo He
  • Ralph S.J. Koijen
  • Yueran Ma
  • Harald Uhlig
  • Maryam Farboodi
  • Laura Veldkamp
  • Rohan Kekre
  • Robert Shimer
July
20
2022
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series – Road to Stock Market Participation

HOSTING ORGANIZERS COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS The authors study the impact of a national road construction program that brought access to previously unconnected pincodes in India, on stock market participation. Using...
Sep–Nov
30-18
2022
Upcoming Event 12:30 pm CDT Saieh Hall 021

Development Lunch Workshop – Fall 2022

The Development Lunch Workshops 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...
September
22-23
2022
Upcoming Event All Day David Rubenstein Forum, 1201 E 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

Behavioral Implications of Uncertainty in Macroeconomics Capstone Conference

There has been a recent surge in research that explores how expectations and uncertainty impact financial markets and the macroeconomy. This capstone conference, part of the Behavioral Implications of Uncertainty...
August
26-27
2022
Upcoming Event 8:00 am CDT University of Chicago | David Rubenstein Forum Room 601 | 1201 E. 60th Street Chicago, IL 60637

Economic Theory Conference VII

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 game...
Organizers / Guests
  • Andrew McClellan
  • Joseph Root
August
26-27
2022
Upcoming Event 7:30 am CDT University of Chicago Rubenstein Forum|University A-B, Room 501/502 1201 E 60th St, Chicago, IL, 60637

Women in Empirical Microeconomics Conference

This conference seeks to offer a platform for innovative empirical research in microeconomics (including labor economics, public economics, development, and industrial organization) and to foster opportunities for future collaboration...
Organizers / Guests
  • Manasi Deshpande
  • Anne Karing
  • Heather Sarsons
  • Winnie van Dijk
  • Shoshana Vasserman
August
18
2022
Upcoming Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series – The Economic Cost of Locking down like China: Evidence from City-to-City Truck Flows

HOSTING ORGANIZERS 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...
August
5-6
2022
Past Event 9:00 am CDT University of Chicago | Rubenstein Forum, Room 601

Junior Spatial Economics Conference

The Junior Spatial Economics Conference gathered a small group of young faculty working on topics in spatial economics to discuss early-stage research in an informal setting. The conference emphasizes...
Organizers / Guests
  • Milena Almagro
  • Jonathan Dingel
August
1-4
2022
Past Event 8:00 am CDT

2022 Macro Finance Research Program Summer Session for Young Scholars

On August 1-4, 2022, the Macro Finance Research Program (MFR), under the auspices of the Becker Friedman Institute (BFI), hosted the 2022 MFR Summer Session for Young Scholars for PhD students working...
Organizers / Guests
  • Lars Peter Hansen
  • Fernando Alvarez
  • John H. Cochrane
  • Wenxin Du
  • Zhiguo He
  • Ralph S.J. Koijen
  • Yueran Ma
  • Harald Uhlig
  • Maryam Farboodi
  • Laura Veldkamp
  • Rohan Kekre
  • Robert Shimer
July
20
2022
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series – Road to Stock Market Participation

HOSTING ORGANIZERS COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS The authors study the impact of a national road construction program that brought access to previously unconnected pincodes in India, on stock market participation. Using...