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22
2018
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15
2018
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25
2018
Past Event 12:00 pm CDT Charles M. Harper Center

Becker Brown Bag: “Learning From Data,” Featuring Steven Levitt

Steve Levitt is the William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago, where he co-directs BFI’s Price Theory Initiative. Levitt received his BA from...
February
22
2019
Past Event 12:00 pm CST University of Chicago, Saieh Hall for Economics, Rm 021

Becker Brown Bag: Artificial Intelligence and the Modern Productivity Paradox

Featuring Chad Syverson, Eli B. and Harriet B. Williams Professor of Economics at the Chicago Booth School of Business
October
21
2019
Past Event 12:00 pm CDT Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall

Becker Brown Bag – Climate Change: Uncertainty and Economic Policy

Featuring Lars Peter Hansen, the David Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago
Topics:  Energy & Environment
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
November
19
2020
Past Event 5:30 pm CST Virtual Event

Becker Brown Bag: The Great Lockdown and the Big Stimulus: Tracing the Pandemic Possibility Frontier for the US

Featuring Greg Kaplan, Professor in the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics and the College, Co-Director of BFI's Macroeconomic Research Initiative
Topics:  COVID-19
October
27
2021
Past Event 12:30 pm CDT Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall

Becker Brown Bag – Evaluating Medicaid Managed Care Plans Using Random Assignment

Featuring Prof. Matthew Notowidigdo, Professor of Economics, Chicago Booth
Topics:  Health care
April
8
2022
Past Event 12:30 pm CDT Saieh Hall 021

Becker Brown Bag – The Importance of Economics in Shaping Society

Featuring Eduardo Porter, Economics Reporter at The New York Times
October
20
2022
Past Event 12:00 pm CDT Chicago Booth Harper Center | Room C25

Becker Brown Bag – The Impact of Mass Media and Mass Media Campaigns: Lessons from West Africa

Featuring Rachel Glennerster, Associate Professor of Economics in the Division of Social Science