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June
14
2019
Past Event 12:30 pm CDT University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Charles M. Harper Center, Room C07

Development Lunch Seminar – Spring 2019

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 between University of Chicago...
June
7-8
2019
Past Event All Day University of Chicago

Junior Finance and Macro Conference

The Junior Finance and Macro Conference gathered 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
May–Jun
31-1
2019
Past Event 10:00 am CDT

Women in Macro Conference

The second 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
May
31
2019
Past Event 9:00 am CDT University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

From Theory to Practice: New Developments in Structural Econometrics and Policy Analysis

In recent years there has been tremendous progress in the use of structural econometric models for policy evaluation and analysis. This conference brought together leaders and experts from a...
Organizers / Guests
  • Jeremy Fox
  • Andres Santos
  • Azeem Shaikh
  • Matthew Shum
May
28
2019
Past Event 3:30 pm CDT University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 146

Becker Applied Economics Workshop – Spring 2019

This workshop focuses on the application of core economic tools to address questions that are of interest to researchers and policymakers alike. It meets weekly on Tuesdays from 3:30...
Organizers / Guests
  • Leonardo Bursztyn
  • Pietro Tebaldi
  • Michael Greenstone
  • Magne Mogstad
  • Kevin Murphy
  • Robert Topel
May
18
2019
Past Event 9:10 am CDT International House

University of Chicago Graduate China Forum: Economics Panel

Overall leverage ratio of China’s real economy in 2018 was around 243.7%, among which the China’s state-owned enterprises (SOE) leverage ratio was 103% and government leverage ratio was 37%....
May
17-18
2019
Past Event 8:30 am CDT University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

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
May
10-11
2019
Past Event All Day University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637

Consumer Finance: Micro and Macro Approaches

On May 10-11, the Becker Friedman Institute’s Consumer Finance Conference brought together micro- and macro-economists working in the field of consumer finance, with the goal of building bridges between...
Organizers / Guests
  • Neale Mahoney
  • Michele Tertilt
May
9
2019
Past Event 5:00 pm CDT Gleacher Center, Room 621

Super-Star Firms, Monopolies, and Productivity: Are We in a New Gilded Age or a New Rust Age?

Topics:  Employment & Wages, Industrial Organization
May
7
2019
Past Event 12:00 pm CDT Chicago Booth Harper Center, Room C10

Stimulus Loans and Shadow Banking: The Growth of Chinese Financial Markets and the US Experience

Featuring Zhiguo He, Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business; Co-director of BFI's Macro Finance Research Program in China