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March
27-29
2020
Past Event All Day Gleacher Center

Canceled – 6th Annual Conference on Network Science and Economics

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
  • Ozan Candogan
  • Arun Chandrasekhar
  • Ben Golub
  • Matt Jackson
  • Sudipta Sarangi
March
24
2020
Past Event 5:30 pm CDT Union League Club of Chicago

Canceled – Acting in the Face of Uncertainty: A Conversation with Former Bank of England Governor Mervyn King

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, has decided that...
February
28
2020
Past Event 12:30 pm CST University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Development Lunch Seminar – Winter 2020

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...
February
28
2020
Past Event 12:00 pm CST University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Charles M. Harper Center, Room C25

Becker Brown Bag: The End of the American Dream? Inequality and Segregation in US Cities

Featuring Veronica Guerrieri, Ronald E. Tarrson Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business; Co-Director of BFI Macroeconomic Research Initiative
February
27
2020
Past Event 5:30 pm EST International Monetary Fund HQ2, Conference Hall 2

The Industrial Revolution in Services: Is Big Business Driving Economic Growth?

The Becker Friedman Institute for Economics (BFI), the Chicago Economics Society (CES), and the Washington DC Chicago Booth Alumni Club hosted a conversation with Chicago Booth’s Chang-Tai Hsieh, Phyllis...
Topics:  Employment & Wages, Industrial Organization
February
21
2020
Past Event 12:30 pm CST University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Development Lunch Seminar – Winter 2020

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...
February
20
2020
Past Event 5:30 pm CST University of Chicago Quadrangle Club, Main Dining Room

Will the Coronavirus Derail the Global Economy?

Video Unedited Transcript • Photo Gallery • Big Brains Podcast Episode Event Recap Exploring the Cost of Quarantine Becker Friedman Institute hosts expert panel to assess the economic and public health...
January
10
2020
Past Event 12:00 pm CST University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Friedman Forum — Gangs of Medellín: How Organized Crime is Organized

Featuring Chris Blattman, Ramalee E. Pearson Professor of Global Conflict Studies, Harris School of Public Policy, and Co-Director of BFI's Development Economics Initiative
December
12
2019
Past Event 4:30 pm CST Tsinghua University, Weilun Building Auditorium

Policy Panel: Challenges in Finance and the Macroeconomy in China

On December 12-13, the University of Chicago's Macro Finance Research Program and Tsinghua University's School of Economics and Management held a two-day academic conference on The Macroeconomy and Finance in China. The conference explored the interplay between finance and macroeconomics in China.
December
12-13
2019
Past Event 9:00 am CST Tsinghua University, Shunde Building Room 418

The Macroeconomy and Finance in China Conference

The Macroeconomy and Finance in China Conference brought together elite scholars to explore the extent of our current understanding and the challenges for future research related to Chinese financial markets and their applications more broadly.