Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

Research. Insights. Impact. Advancing the Legacy of Chicago Economics.


To encourage the exchange of new ideas and fresh perspectives, the Institute hosts a robust schedule of conferences, workshops, and lectures featuring leading scholars. Other events expose students to a wide range of economic expertise. Discussions designed for broader public audiences apply this expertise to topical social and policy issues.

Oct 21, 2017 The Health Sector and the Economy 2017
Saieh Hall, Room 021
Oct 18, 2017 Roundtable Discussion with Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers
The Logan Center Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th Street, Chicago, IL
Oct 13–14, 2017 Empirics and Methods in Economics
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
Sep 25, 2017 CANCELED: A Conversation with US Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) on the US Economy
The Regenstein Library (Room 122)
Sep 15–16, 2017 Interactions: Bringing Together Econometrics and Applied Microeconomics
University of Chicago, Gleacher Center
Sep 15–16, 2017 Workshop on Social and Economic Networks
Booth School of Business, Harper Center, Classroom C07
Sep 14–15, 2017 Advances with Field Experiments
Saieh Hall for Economics
Aug 7–9, 2017 2017 CITE Conference
Saieh Hall 021
Aug 2–3, 2017 2017 Handbook of Econometrics Conference
Saieh Hall 112
Jul 21–22, 2017 Economic Theory Conference III
Saieh Hall Room 021