To encourage the exchange of new ideas and fresh perspectives, the Institute hosts a robust schedule of conferences, workshops, and lectures featuring leading scholars. Other events expose students to a wide range of economic expertise. Discussions designed for broader public audiences apply this expertise to topical social and policy issues.

Jan 12–Mar 9, 2018 Winter 2018 Development Lunch Seminar
Law School, Seminar Room D
Feb 22, 2018 Becker Brown Bag: Crony Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics, Featuring Booth's Chang-Tai Hsieh
Charles M. Harper Center (Room C25)  5807 S. Woodlawn Ave. Chicago, IL, 60637
Mar 2, 2018 Friedman Forum: The Effect of Technology on the Labor Supply of Young Men and Women, Featuring Booth's Erik Hurst
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021, 1160 E 58th St., Chicago, IL 60637
Mar 13–May 29, 2018 Becker Applied Economics Workshop - Spring 2018
Saieh Hall for Economics (Room 146), 1160 E 58th St, Chicago, IL 60637
May 3–4, 2018 2018 Economics of Media and Communications Conference
University of Chicago, 5757 South University Ave., Chicago, IL 60637
May 18–19, 2018 Taxation and Fiscal Policy Conference
Saieh Hall for Economics (5757 S. University Ave., 60637) Room 021
Jun 17–21, 2018 MFM Summer Session for Young Scholars 2018
Harwich, Massachusetts
Jun 18–Aug 3, 2018 2018 Open Source Macroeconomics Laboratory (OSM Lab) Boot Camp
Saieh Hall for Economics