video Jun 18, 2019

2019 Women in Macro Conference

The second annual Women in Macro Conference brought together influential women economists from around the...
Research Brief Jun 17, 2019

The Industrial Revolution in Services

This seems so obvious today that trying to imagine the counterfactual—tiny neighborhood auto manufacturers producing...
Topics:  Industrial Organization
Research Brief May 14, 2019

Rebel Capacity and Combat Tactics

Coalition forces, despite a huge technological advantage and the ability to react quickly to any...
Research Brief May 14, 2019

Low Interest Rates, Market Power, and Productivity Growth

For economists, the term “secular” means persistent over time, suggesting that the post-Great Recession years...
Topics:  Financial Markets
Research Brief May 13, 2019

Capitalists in the Twenty-First Century

However, it’s not just whether income has become less equal over the last three decades...
video May 8, 2019

UChicago Policy Forum: Assessing the Contributions of Behavioral Economics to Economic Science

The Macro Finance Research Program (MFR), Center for the Economics of Human Development (CEHD), and Harris Public Policy launched the“University of...
Chart Apr 30, 2019

This is When Individuals Were First Employed at an S&P Tax Department

For a majority of individuals (54 percent), their first job is with an S&P 1500...
Topics:  Employment & Wages, Tax & Budget
Research Brief Apr 30, 2019

Tax-Related Human Capital: Evidence from Employee Movements

While there has been considerable research about the determinants and consequences of corporate tax planning...
Topics:  Employment & Wages, Tax & Budget