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May
20
2021
Past Event 7:00 pm CDT

China in Today’s World Seminar Series — State and the Economy: Past, Present and Future

Over the past 40 years, China’s central government has overseen an unprecedented economic ascent, transforming markets at home and abroad. Today, it is the world’s second-largest economy and top...
Topics:  Financial Markets, Technology & Innovation
Organizers / Guests
  • Zhiguo He
  • Chang-Tai Hsieh
May
24
2021
Past Event 3:30 pm CDT Virtual Event

Becker Applied Economics Workshop – Spring 2021

This workshop focuses on the application of core economic tools to address questions that are of interest to researchers and policymakers alike. This virtual seminar series meets weekly on...
Organizers / Guests
  • Leonardo Bursztyn
  • Michael Dinerstein
  • Michael Greenstone
  • Peter Hull
  • Magne Mogstad
  • Kevin Murphy
  • Robert Topel
May
26
2021
Past Event 8:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

China Biweekly Seminar on Public Economics: Dmitry Taubinsky

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...
June
2
2021
Past Event 8:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

China Biweekly Seminar on Public Economics: Juliana Londoño-Vélez

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...
June
4-5
2021
Past Event All Day Virtual Event

Conference on the Economics of Crime and Justice

Hosted by the University of Chicago and London School of Economics
Organizers / Guests
  • Jeff Grogger
  • Tom Kirchmaier
  • Stephen Machin
June
11
2021
Past Event 12:30 pm CDT Virtual Event

Development Lunch Seminar

The Development Lunch Seminars are operated with support from the Becker Friedman Institute and The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts and is a collaboration...
June
16
2021
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series — FinTech Adoption and Household Risk-Taking

COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS Focusing on China’s rapid increase in FinTech penetration, the authors examine how FinTech can help lower investment barriers and move households toward optimal risk-taking. Using a unique...
Topics:  Financial Markets
June
22
2021
Past Event 10:00 am CDT Virtual Event

Transportation Infrastructure in Medellín: Importing Opportunity or Exporting Crime?

Watch Video in English Watch Video in Spanish Neighborhoods are some of the strongest determinants of both economic opportunity and criminal activity. Does improving connectedness between segregated and unequal...
June
30
2021
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series — Digital Payments and Consumption: Evidence from the 2016 Demonetization in India

COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS   The increasing digitization of the global economy is changing how products and services are produced, distributed, and sold all around the world. Digital payment instruments such...
July
14
2021
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series — Hidden Non-Performing Loans In China

COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS   Asset management companies (AMCs) have been widely used around the world for more than two decades to remove non-performing loans (NPLs) from troubled banks and resolve...