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April
26-27
2019
Upcoming Event All Day University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Health Economics Initiative Annual Conference

The Becker Friedman Institute Health Economics Initiative’s annual conference will bring together faculty, research professionals, and students to explore a variety of health economics issues. The conference will include...
Organizers / Guests
  • Neale Mahoney
  • Katherine Baicker
April
26
2019
Upcoming 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
30
2019
Upcoming 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
May
9
2019
Upcoming Event 5:00 pm CDT Gleacher Center, Room 621

Super-Star Firms, Monopolies, and Productivity: Are We in a New Gilded Age or a New Rust Age?

There is renewed focus by economists and policymakers in the US about the slowdown in productivity growth and innovation, especially since the beginning of the 21st century. Why has...
Topics:  Employment & Wages, Industrial Organization
May
10-11
2019
Upcoming Event All Day University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637

Consumer Finance: Micro and Macro Approaches

This conference will bring together micro- and macro-economists working in the field of consumer finance, with the goal of building bridges between researchers working on similar questions using different...
Organizers / Guests
  • Neale Mahoney
  • Michele Tertilt
May
17-18
2019
Upcoming Event 8:00 am CDT University of Chicago

Conference on the Economics of Crime and Justice

Hosted by the University of Chicago and London School of Economics
Organizers / Guests
  • Jeff Grogger
  • Tom Kirchmaier
  • Stephen Machin
June
7-8
2019
Upcoming Event All Day University of Chicago

Junior Finance and Macro Conference

The Junior Finance and Macro Conference is intended to get together a small group of young faculty working at the intersection of finance and macro to discuss early stage...
Organizers / Guests
  • Kilian Huber
  • Ludwig Straub
July
7-11
2019
Upcoming Event All Day University of Chicago

Price Theory Summer Camp 2019

The Price Theory Summer Camp was created to introduce PhD students from outside the University of Chicago to price theory, which emphasizes the application of basic economic tools to...
Organizers / Guests
  • Kevin Murphy
  • Steve Levitt
August
4-8
2019
Upcoming Event 8:00 am CDT University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637

Monetary and Fiscal Policy with Heterogeneity: A Master Class for Central Bankers and Economists in Policy Institutions

(Enrollment deadline is April 5)
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Financial Markets, K-12 Education, Monetary Policy, Tax & Budget
October
18-19
2019
Upcoming Event All Day University of Chicago

Call for Papers Interactions Conference: Bringing Together Econometrics and Applied Microeconomics

We are now accepting submissions for the sixth annual Interactions Conference: Bringing Together Econometrics and Applied Microeconomics. This year the conference will be held at the University of Chicago...
Organizers / Guests
  • Peter Hull
  • Thibaut Lamadon
  • Alexander Torgovitsky