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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
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...
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
14
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
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
April
26-27
2019
Past Event All Day University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Health Economics Initiative Annual Conference

On April 26-17, the Becker Friedman Institute Health Economics Initiative’s annual conference brought together faculty, research professionals, and students to explore a variety of health economics issues. The conference...
Organizers / Guests
  • Neale Mahoney
  • Katherine Baicker
April
25
2019
Past Event 4:30 pm CDT Harris Forum, Harris School of Public Policy

University of Chicago Policy Forum: Building on the Chicago Approach to Economics

Assessing the Contributions of Behavioral Economics to Economic Science
April
19
2019
Past Event 12:00 pm CDT University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Friedman Forum: The Effect of Health Insurance on Spending, Health, and Well-Being — Evidence and Implications for Reform

Featuring Katherine Baicker, Dean and the Emmett Dedmon Professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
Topics:  Healthcare