video Apr 25, 2019

Labor, Jobs, and the Modern Economy: A Conversation with Chicago Booth Professor Erik Hurst

The Becker Friedman Institute for Economics (BFI), the Chicago Economics Society (CES), and the Booth...
Topics:  Employment & Wages
video Apr 21, 2019

2019 Undergraduate Spring Panel: Urbanization and the Growth of Mega-Cities

The rise of “mega-cities” present both unprecedented opportunities and unprecedented challenges. Much work on urbanization...
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
video Apr 15, 2019

Conference Spotlight: Gender and the Labor Market

On March 8 and 9, 2019, BFI’s Ronzetti Initiative for the Study of Labor Markets...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages
video Mar 29, 2019

Women in Economics: Progress and Challenges

According to the American Economic Association, only 14 percent of full economics professors in PhD-granting...
video Mar 6, 2019

Crony Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics, Featuring Chicago Booth’s Chang-Tai Hsieh

AUDIO The Becker Friedman Institute for Economics (BFI), the Chicago Economics Society (CES), and the...
video Mar 6, 2019

Discussion Section with Kevin Murphy, Featuring Nancy Stokey

Kevin Murphy, Nancy Stokey
Discussion Section 101: Names, Faces, and Ideas Murphy introduces Stokey’s work and asks her about...
video Feb 26, 2019

Friedman Forum: How Do Individuals Repay Their Debt?

Neale Mahoney
AUDIO When faced with debt across multiple credit cards, do people pay down their balances...
video Feb 22, 2019

Becker Brown Bag: Artificial Intelligence and the Modern Productivity Paradox

We live in an age of paradox. In a wide variety of industries, artificial intelligence...
Topics:  Technology & Innovation