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 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
video Nov 19, 2018

Harnessing the Power of Economics to Give Policymakers a Nudge: A Conversation with Cass Sunstein and Richard Thaler

AUDIO · TRANSCRIPT Traditional economics assumes rational actors. In daily decision-making, however, we all make...