Today
July
1
2020
Past Event 11:30 am CDT Virtual Seminar

Lunch and Learn Discussion Series: The Employment and Wage Effects of the Pandemic Recession

Read Unedited Transcript · Download Slides Using data from ADP, one of the world’s largest human resources management companies, Booth Professor Erik Hurst and his co-authors measure changes in...
Topics:  COVID-19
July
20-23
2020
Past Event All Day University of Chicago

Canceled – Price Theory Summer Camp 2020

EVENT CANCELED As the global health situation involving the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, the Becker Friedman Institute and faculty directors Steve Levitt and Kevin Murphy, with guidance from...
Organizers / Guests
  • Steve Levitt
  • Kevin Murphy
July
28-31
2020
Past Event 9:00 am CDT Virtual Event

2020 Macro Finance Research Program Summer Session for Young Scholars

On July 28-31, 2020, the Macro Finance Research Program (MFR), under the auspices of the Becker Friedman Institute (BFI), virtually hosted the 2020 MFR Summer Session for Young Scholars for PhD students...
Organizers / Guests
  • Lars Peter Hansen
  • Fernando Alvarez
  • John H. Cochrane
  • Douglas Diamond
  • Wenxin Du
  • Zhiguo He
  • John C. Heaton
  • Anil Kashyap
  • Ralph S.J. Koijen
  • Yueran Ma
  • Thomas Sargent
  • Amir Sufi
  • Harald Uhlig
July
29
2020
Past Event 6:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

Summer of Social Impact: Chicago Economics Research and Impact During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As people and economies around the world reel from the impact of COVID-19, one thing is clear: facts are at a premium. The Becker Friedman Institute for Economics (BFI),...
Topics:  COVID-19, Employment & Wages
August
3-6
2020
Past Event All Day Gleacher Center

Canceled – Monetary and Fiscal Policy with Heterogeneity: A Master Class for Central Bankers and Economists in Policy Institutions

EVENT CANCELED As the global health situation involving the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, the Becker Friedman Institute and faculty instructors Greg Kaplan and Benjamin Moll, with guidance from...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Financial Markets, Fiscal Studies, Monetary Policy
Organizers / Guests
  • Greg Kaplan
  • Benjamin Moll
August
6-7
2020
Past Event All Day Gleacher Center

Canceled – Economic Theory Conference VI

EVENT CANCELED As the global health situation involving the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, the Becker Friedman Institute, with guidance from the University of Chicago’s Office of the Provost,...
Organizers / Guests
  • Benjamin Brooks
  • Daniel Rappoport
August
7
2020
Past Event 8:30 am CDT Virtual Seminar

COVID-19 and Economics: China, Asia and Beyond

On January 23, the Chinese government locked down the city of Wuhan (Hubei Province). In subsequent days, similar measures were taken in other cities in Hubei and throughout China....
Topics:  COVID-19
Organizers / Guests
  • Zhiguo He
  • Chang-Tai Hsieh
  • Bernard Yeung
September
14
2020
Past Event 7:30 am CDT Virtual Seminar

Joint University Webinar Series – Thrive Amidst Disruptions: Role of Fintech Post COVID-19

The accelerating pace of innovation and the COVID-19 pandemic bring both disruptions and unprecedented opportunity to the financial industry. Leading academic and industry leaders offered the latest insights on...
September
24-25
2020
Past Event All Day Virtual Event

Women in Macro Conference

The third annual Women in Macro Conference brought together influential women economists from around the world working in the field of macroeconomics, broadly defined. The objective of the conference...
Organizers / Guests
  • Marina Azzimonti
  • Alessandra Fogli
  • Veronica Guerrieri
September
29
2020
Past Event All Day Virtual Event

Critical Conversations with Economists

BFI-China and Peking University host a monthly virtual lecture series to convene renowned economists from each institution for lectures on modern economics, including economic growth, financial markets, technology innovations, and...