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October
18-19
2019
Upcoming 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
October
21
2019
Upcoming 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
21
2019
Upcoming Event 3:30 pm CDT 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
October
25
2019
Upcoming Event 12:30 pm CDT University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, Keller Center

Development Lunch Seminar – Fall 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...
October
26
2019
Upcoming 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
28
2019
Upcoming Event 10:00 am CDT Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall

A Conversation with US Senator Lisa Murkowski

In an era of divided government, there has been concern over Congress’s ability to reach compromise and pass legislation. With Democrats in the majority in the House of Representatives...
Topics:  Energy & Environment
November
1
2019
Upcoming 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
November
15-16
2019
Upcoming Event All Day University of Chicago

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
22-23
2019
Upcoming Event All Day Gleacher Center

International Macro Finance Conference

The 7th International Macro Finance Conference is intended to get together a small group of young faculty working at the intersection of international finance and international macro to discuss...
Organizers / Guests
  • Tarek Hassan
  • Loukas Karabarbounis
  • Matteo Maggiori
  • Brent Neiman
November
22-23
2019
Upcoming Event All Day University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains Conference

The Becker Friedman Institute and the Macro Finance Research Program at the University of Chicago will host a conference on “Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains” on November 22-23, 2019. We welcome...
Organizers / Guests
  • Eric Budish
  • Zhiguo He
  • Jacob Leshno
  • Harald Uhlig