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September
15
2021
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

China Biweekly Seminar on Public Economics — Fear, Lockdown, and Diversion: Comparing Drivers of Pandemic Economic Decline

The Tsinghua University – University of Chicago Joint Research Center for Economics and Finance, in collaboration with the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics in China (BFI-China), the National Institute...
September
28
2021
Past Event 10:00 am CDT Virtual Event

Organized Crime and Economic Growth: Evidence from Mafia Infiltrated Municipalities in Italy

Watch Video in English Watch Video in Spanish The infiltration of political institutions by organized crime is a serious problem in many countries in Latin America and the Caribbean....
September
28
2021
Past Event 8:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

China Biweekly Seminar on Public Economics — Henrik Kleven

The Tsinghua University – University of Chicago Joint Research Center for Economics and Finance, in collaboration with the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics in China (BFI-China), the National Institute...
Sep–Oct
30-1
2021
Past Event All Day Rubenstein Forum | Peter May Boardroom, 10th Floor

Junior Finance and Macro Conference 2021

The Junior Finance and Macro Conference gathers a small group of young faculty working at the intersection of finance and macro to discuss early stage research in an informal...
Organizers / Guests
  • Kilian Huber
  • Ludwig Straub
October
7-8
2021
Past Event All Day

Advancing Macro Finance Workshop

The workshop aims to discuss important open questions in different areas of macro finance and stimulate novel research ideas. The workshop will be informal and interactive. Unlike at a...
Organizers / Guests
  • Lars Peter Hansen
  • Kilian Huber
  • Yueran Ma
October
7
2021
Past Event 7:00 pm CDT

China in Today’s World Seminar Series — Carbon Neutrality and the Chinese Economy

China has set ambitious goals to reach peak carbon emissions by 2030 and to become carbon neutral by 2060. The journey there will require significant, long-term effort by the...
Organizers / Guests
  • Zhiguo He
  • Chang-Tai Hsieh
October
13
2021
Past Event 8:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

China Biweekly Seminar on Public Economics — Benjamin A. Olken

The Tsinghua University – University of Chicago Joint Research Center for Economics and Finance, in collaboration with the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics in China (BFI-China), the National Institute...
October
13
2021
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Seminar

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series – Understanding Retail Investors: Evidence from China

HOSTING ORGANIZERS COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS Using comprehensive account-level data from 2016 to 2019, the authors examine retail investor trading behavior in the Chinese stock market. The authors separate millions of...
October
15
2021
Past Event All Day University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Seminar Series: Trade and Spatial Afternoons

This seminar series will feature outside speakers to present their latest work on international trade, spatial economics, economic geography, and urban economics. Additional details, including time and location for...
Organizers / Guests
  • Rodrigo Adao
  • Jonathan Dingel
  • Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
  • Felix Tintelnot
October
18
2021
Past Event 3:30 pm CDT University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 146

Becker Applied Economics Workshop – Fall 2021

This workshop focuses on the application of core economic tools to address questions that are of interest to researchers and policymakers alike. The seminar series meets weekly on Mondays...
Organizers / Guests
  • Leonardo Bursztyn
  • Michael Dinerstein
  • Michael Greenstone
  • Magne Mogstad
  • Kevin Murphy
  • Robert Topel