Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

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

Conference in Honor of Robert E. Lucas Jr.

October 7–8, 2016

(All day)

Saieh Hall for Economics
Fernando Alvarez, University of Chicago
Lars Peter Hansen, University of Chicago

Nobel laureate Robert E. Lucas will be awarded the University of Chicago's rare and prestigious Division of Social Science Phoenix Prize in recognition of his influential contributions to changing the field of economics.

To commemorate this award, the Becker Friedman Institute, the Department of Economics, and the Division of the Social Sciences are hosting a conference in his honor at the University of Chicago. Distinguished colleagues and coauthors will participate in this research conference exploring the impact of Lucas’s work.


Saieh Hall for Economics Room 021
The University of Chicago
5757 South University Avenue
Chicago, Illinois
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October 7, 2016 (All day) October 8, 2016 (All day)