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BFI News Apr 15, 2021

UChicago’s Michael Greenstone Testifies in House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Hearing

Michael Greenstone, Director of the Becker Friedman Institute and Energy Policy Institute at Chicago (EPIC), testified to the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis on Thursday, April 15,...
Media Mention Apr 14, 2021

Here’s How Many Borrowers Could See Their Student Debt Wiped Out If Biden Cancels $50,000

Money; Constantine Yannelis
Topics:  COVID-19
Media Mention Apr 14, 2021

US Can’t Justify Keeping Troops in Afghanistan, Biden Says

Voice of America; Austin Wright
BFI News Apr 13, 2021

UChicago’s Constantine Yannelis Testifies in Senate Committe on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Hearing on The Student Debt Burden and Its Impact

Constantine Yannelis, Assistant Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business, testified to the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Policy on Tuesday,...
Topics:  Higher Education & Workforce Training
Media Mention Apr 13, 2021

Biden’s plea for masks will fail. Blame political polarization.

Washington Post; Konstantin Sonin, Austin Wright
Topics:  Health care, COVID-19
Media Mention Apr 13, 2021

Biden’s gun actions could have a positive, if limited, impact, experts say

NBC News; Jens Ludwig
Media Mention Apr 13, 2021

The Biden Administration Is Quietly Keeping Tabs on Inflation

New York Times; Austan Goolsbee
Media Mention Apr 12, 2021

How Biden Can Free America From Its Zoning Straitjacket

New York Times; Chang-Tai Hsieh