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October
14
2019
Past Event 3:30 pm CDT University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 146

Becker Applied Economics Workshop – Fall 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 Mondays from 3:30...
Organizers / Guests
  • Leonardo Bursztyn
  • Pietro Tebaldi
  • Michael Greenstone
  • Magne Mogstad
  • Kevin Murphy
  • Robert Topel
October
8
2019
Past Event 5:30 pm EDT The International Monetary Fund HQ1-1-713

What Happened to US Business Dynamism? A Conversation with UChicago’s Ufuk Akcigit

The Becker Friedman Institute for Economics (BFI) and the Chicago Economics Society (CES) hosted the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics’ Ufuk Akcigit, Professor in Economics and the College,...
September
26
2019
Past Event 8:30 am CDT Gleacher Center, Room 204

Workers and Firms Workshop

The Workers and Firms Workshop facilitated informal interaction and discussion between labor and macroeconomists working on the role that firms play in the wages paid to workers. The goal...
Organizers / Guests
  • Greg Kaplan
  • Thibaut Lamadon
  • Simon Mongey
  • Magne Mogstad
September
20
2019
Past Event All Day University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Housing, Household Debt, and the Macroeconomy Conference

This is a conference focused on housing, household debt, and macroeconomics. It is held every year in Chicago, rotating between Northwestern, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and the...
Organizers / Guests
  • Amir Sufi
August
16-17
2019
Past Event 8:30 am CDT University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 146

Economic Theory Conference V

The way agents communicate, collect, and use information is essential for many strategic interactions, whether between co-workers, traders, firms, or governments. As technology advances, the information available to such...
Organizers / Guests
  • Elliot Lipnowski
  • Andrew McClellan
  • Daniel Rappoport
August
9-10
2019
Past Event 9:00 am CDT University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 146

From Theory to Statistics to Empirics: An Econometrics Conference in Honor of James Heckman

James Heckman’s research elucidates many of the most fundamental questions in social science through the systematic integration of econometrics and economic theory into empirical work. This conference honored his...
Organizers / Guests
  • Steven Durlauf
  • Ed Vytlacil
August
4-8
2019
Past Event All Day University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637

Monetary and Fiscal Policy with Heterogeneity: A Master Class for Central Bankers and Economists in Policy Institutions

About the Master Class This four-day course is designed to familiarize economists with recent advances in the study of monetary and fiscal policy in the presence of heterogeneity. It...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Financial Markets, K-12 Education, Monetary Policy, Tax & Budget
July
7-11
2019
Past Event All Day University of Chicago

Price Theory Summer Camp 2019

Organizers / Guests
  • Kevin Murphy
  • Steve Levitt
Jun–Jul
24-3
2019
Past Event All Day University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

2019 Economics Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

REU offers students an opportunity to learn about diverse research topics and methods from some of the University's most prominent economists.
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