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February
7
2023
Upcoming Event 10:00 am CST Virtual Event

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Reduce Crime and Violence: Evidence on long-term effects from Liberia

Violence and Crime in Latin America and the Caribbean Seminar Series
February
15
2023
Upcoming Event 8:00 pm CST Virtual Event

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series – Shaoda Wang

HOSTING ORGANIZERS COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS The authors show that judicial independence can reduce local protectionism and foster cross-regional economic integration. The authors exploit a judicial independence reform in China with...
February
17
2023
Upcoming Event 8:00 pm CST Virtual Event

Wind Data Service Session: How to Effectively Collect China’s Financial and Economic Data Using Wind Terminal and Wind Big Data Service

BFI-China recognizes the importance of providing researchers with access to the tools needed to perform ground-breaking research. This session is intended to introduce Wind, a leading provider of financial...
March
24
2023
Upcoming Event 1:30 pm CDT University of Chicago | Harper Center Room C05

Trade and Spatial Afternoons Seminar Series – Spring 2023

This seminar series will feature outside speakers to present their latest work on international trade, spatial economics, economic geography, and urban economics. If you would like to receive updates...
Organizers / Guests
  • Rodrigo Adao
  • Milena Almagro
  • Jonathan Dingel
  • Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
  • Felix Tintelnot
Mar–Apr
31-1
2023
Upcoming Event All Day University of Chicago | David Rubenstein Forum, Peter May Board Room | 1201 E. 60th Street Chicago, IL

Firms’ Cost of Capital, Discount Rates, and Investment Conference

Recent events have generated interest in the relationship between financial prices, corporate discount rates, and investment. Stock market swings, secular interest rate declines, inflationary spikes, and large monetary policy...
Organizers / Guests
  • Niels Gormsen
  • Kilian Huber
Mar–Apr
31-1
2023
Upcoming Event All Day University of Chicago | Rubenstein Forum | Room 601 1201 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637

Conference on Rational Inattention

The Becker Friedman Institute Conference on Rational Inattention will bring together researchers working on rational inattention and related topics, across fields in economics (including microeconomic theory, decision theory, experimental...
Organizers / Guests
  • Benjamin Hébert
  • Doron Ravid
May
4-5
2023
Upcoming Event All Day University of Chicago

Health Economics Initiative Annual Conference 2023

On May 4-5, 2023, the Becker Friedman Institute Health Economics Initiative’s annual conference will bring together faculty, research professionals, and students to present the latest research on all topics...
Organizers / Guests
  • Katherine Baicker
  • Joshua Gottlieb
  • Matthew Notowidigdo
May
4-5
2023
Upcoming Event 8:00 am CDT David Rubenstein Forum, Room 601

Conference on Discrimination in the 21st Century: Fostering Conversations Across Fields

We welcome submissions for the second annual Conference on Discrimination in the 21st Century: Fostering Conversations Across Fields. This year’s conference will be held May 4-5, 2023, in Chicago....
Organizers / Guests
  • Marianne Bertrand
  • Alex Imas
  • Conrad Miller
  • Pietro Veronesi
May
19-20
2023
Upcoming Event All Day

Conference on the Economics of Crime and Justice

We welcome submissions for the 4th annual Conference on the Economics of Crime and Justice. This year’s conference will be held in Chicago on May 19-20, 2023. This conference...
Organizers / Guests
  • Jeff Grogger
  • Tom Kirchmaier
  • Stephen Machin
June
9-10
2023
Upcoming Event All Day University of Chicago

Optimization-Conscious Econometrics Conference II

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
  • Guillaume Pouliot
  • Alfred Galichon
  • Roger Koenker
  • Rahul Mazumder