Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

Research. Insights. Impact. Advancing the Legacy of Chicago Economics.


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.

Oct 30, 2017 Cocktails and Conversation: Roundtable Discussion with Austan Goolsbee and Edward Lazear
Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd.
Dec 1–2, 2017 International Macro-Finance Conference
Gleacher Center
Jan 25–26, 2018 Macro Financial Modeling Winter 2018 Meeting
NYMEX, 300 Vesey Street, New York, NY 10282, USA
Sep 26–Nov 28, 2017 Becker Applied Economics Workshop - Fall 2017
Saieh Hall Room 146