video Nov 20, 2019

Friedman Forum: Gender and Human Capital Investments in Developing Countries

On November 1, BFI hosted Alessandra Voena, Professor in Economics and the College, the Kenneth...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
video Oct 16, 2019

What Happened to US Business Dynamism? A Conversation with UChicago’s Ufuk Akcigit

The Becker Friedman Institute for Economics (BFI) and the Chicago Economics Society (CES) hosted the...
video Jul 3, 2019

Discussion Section with Kevin Murphy, Featuring Derek Neal

Kevin Murphy, Derek Neal
Discussion Section 101: Names, Faces, And Ideas Public Investment In Education, Part 1 Public Investment...
Topics:  K-12 Education
video Jun 18, 2019

2019 Women in Macro Conference

The second annual Women in Macro Conference brought together influential women economists from around the...
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...
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