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December
8
2023
Past Event 1:30 pm CST University of Chicago | Harper Center Room C06

Trade and Spatial Afternoons Seminar Series – Fall 2023

This seminar series will feature outside speakers to present their latest work on international trade, spatial economics, economic geography, and urban economics. If you would like to receive updates...
Organizers / Guests
  • Rodrigo Adao
  • Milena Almagro
  • Jonathan Dingel
  • Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
  • Felix Tintelnot
December
11
2023
Past Event 12:00 pm CST Virtual Event

Webinar On The 2023 Elections In Argentina: Understanding The Political And Economic Impacts

HOSTED BY Following the recent run-off presidential elections in Argentina on 19 November 2023, the Chicago Center on Democracy, the Center for Latin American Studies, and the George J....
January
22
2024
Past Event 9:00 am CST Virtual Event

Immigration, Crime, and Crime (Mis)Perceptions

HOSTING ORGANIZATIONS: The Becker Friedman Institute (BFI) at the University of Chicago, Princeton University, and Innovations for Poverty Action are pleased to host this series focusing on violence and crime in Latin...
February
21
2024
Past Event 5:30 pm CST Chicago Council on Global Affairs Conference Center | 130 East Randolph Street Chicago, IL 60601

How Creative Destruction Can Reduce Poverty in Middle-Income Countries: A World Bank Proposal

Middle-income countries are home to most of the world’s extremely poor people. These developing economies comprise about 75% of the world’s population and 60% of global carbon dioxide emissions. How can...
February
22
2024
Past Event 12:00 pm CST Harper Center Room C05, Booth School of Business

BFI Student Lunch Series – Making Miracles: The Peril and Promise of Middle-Income Countries

BFI’s Student Lunch Series invites prominent speakers to engage undergraduate and graduate students in discussions on economics. The talks highlight the practical use of economics for answering real-world questions...
March
22-24
2024
Past Event All Day University of Chicago | Rubenstein Forum | Room 504 1201 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637

IOG Spring 2024 Conference

The Institutions, Organizations, and Growth (IOG) Program, in partnership with the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics at the University of Chicago (BFI), invites leading scholars and IOG members to...
Organizers / Guests
  • Oeindrila Dube
  • Roger Myerson
  • Torsten Persson
  • Francesco Trebbi
March
26
2024
Past Event 12:00 pm CDT Chicago Booth Harper Center | Room C25

Power and Progress: Our Thousand-Year Struggle Over Technology and Prosperity

Featuring Daron Acemoglu, Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
April
5
2024
Past Event 12:30 pm CDT Harris Policy Keller Center | Room 0001 | 1307 E 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

University of Chicago-Northwestern China Afternoon Workshop

Lunch will be provided. BFI-China will collaborate with the China Lab at Northwestern University to host a seminar series on the Chinese economy. This event will feature speakers Ruixue Jia, Jaya...
Organizers / Guests
  • Chang-Tai Hsieh
  • Nancy Qian
  • Shaoda Wang
April
5
2024
Past Event 4:00 pm CDT CEHD Room 180

Health Beliefs and the Long Run Effects of Medical Information

Featuring Jérôme Adda, Professor of Economics at Bocconi University
April
12
2024
Past Event 12:30 pm CDT Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021 , 5757 S. University, Chicago, IL, United States, 60637

Development Lunch Workshop – Spring 2024

The Development Lunch Workshops 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...