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June
5
2020
Upcoming Event 8:30 am CDT Virtual Seminar

COVID-19 and Economics: China, Asia and Beyond

On January 23, the Chinese government locked down the city of Wuhan (Hubei Province). In subsequent days, similar measures were taken in other cities in Hubei and throughout China....
Topics:  COVID-19
Organizers / Guests
  • Zhiguo He
  • Chang-Tai Hsieh
  • Bernard Yeung
June
10
2020
Upcoming Event 11:30 am CDT Virtual Seminar (details to be shared)

Lunch and Learn Discussion Series: The Economic Policy Response to COVID-19

The economic impact of COVID-19 has been tremendous. In the Unites States, the unemployment rate rose to 14.7% in April, with 36 million filing for unemployment during the months...
Topics:  COVID-19, Employment & Wages
June
25-26
2020
Upcoming Event All Day Virtual Conferencing Information to Come

Expectations in Macroeconomic and Financial Models

There has been a recent surge in research that explores how expectations and uncertainty impact financial markets and the macroeconomy. This virtual conference will explore some of the latest research...
Organizers / Guests
  • Monika Piazzesi
  • Michael Woodford
  • Lars Peter Hansen
July
20-23
2020
Upcoming Event All Day University of Chicago

Canceled – Price Theory Summer Camp 2020

EVENT CANCELED As the global health situation involving the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, the Becker Friedman Institute and faculty directors Steve Levitt and Kevin Murphy, with guidance from...
Organizers / Guests
  • Steve Levitt
  • Kevin Murphy
August
3-6
2020
Upcoming Event All Day Gleacher Center

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

EVENT CANCELED As the global health situation involving the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, the Becker Friedman Institute and faculty instructors Greg Kaplan and Benjamin Moll, with guidance from...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Financial Markets, Fiscal Studies, Monetary Policy
Organizers / Guests
  • Greg Kaplan
  • Benjamin Moll
August
6-7
2020
Upcoming Event All Day Gleacher Center

Canceled – Economic Theory Conference VI

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
  • Benjamin Brooks
  • Daniel Rappoport