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BFI News Jun 16, 2021

Becker Friedman Institute at UChicago Announces Inaugural Cohort for 2021 Expanding Diversity in Economics Summer Institute

The Becker Friedman Institute for Economics (BFI) at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce the inaugural cohort of the Expanding Diversity in Economics (EDE) Summer Institute, which will...
BFI News Jun 10, 2021

Erin Adcock to Join the Becker Friedman Institute as Director of Development

Adcock to lead strategic development and advancement efforts for BFI
Media Mention Jun 10, 2021

Fed surprise: Top 1 percent gained less during the pandemic than lower-income Americans

The Hill; Bruce Meyer
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, COVID-19
Media Mention Jun 9, 2021

Is Canceling Student Debt Regressive? Actually It’s the Opposite, a New Study Finds.

Mother Jones; Constantine Yannelis
Topics:  Higher Education & Workforce Training
Media Mention Jun 9, 2021

Opinion: Job openings hit a record high — yet the unemployment bonuses keep coming

Washington Post; Peter Ganong
Topics:  Employment & Wages
Media Mention Jun 9, 2021

President Biden’s decision to review student loan repayment options rather than offer forgiveness is reasonable

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; Constantine Yannelis
Topics:  Higher Education & Workforce Training
Media Mention Jun 8, 2021

Companies Are Offering Incentives to Vaccinated Consumers, but More Important: Why?

Inc.; Richard Thaler
Topics:  COVID-19
Media Mention Jun 7, 2021

Medicaid is a hassle for doctors. That’s hurting patients.

Vox.com; Joshua Gottlieb
Topics:  Health care