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Media Mention Sep 29, 2021

China’s Risky Business Crackdown

Project Syndicate; Raghuram Rajan
BFI News Sep 24, 2021

BFI and EPIC-China Announce 2021-22 Liang Family Research Fellow

Kaixin Wang will work closely with leading University of Chicago economists on a broad research agenda focused on energy and environmental policy in China.
Media Mention Sep 19, 2021

Countering Chinese Industrial Policy Is Counterproductive

The Wire China; Chang-Tai Hsieh
Media Mention Sep 15, 2021

Countering Chinese Industrial Policy Is Counterproductive

Project Syndicate; Chang-Tai Hsieh
Topics:  Industrial Organization
BFI News Aug 24, 2020

Tsinghua University –UChicago Joint Research Center for Economics and Finance Awards Inaugural Research Grants

The Tsinghua University – University of Chicago Joint Research Center for Economics and Finance is pleased to announce its inaugural award of 10 new research grants. Each research team...
BFI News Jun 23, 2020

Professor Zhiguo He Appointed Inaugural Director of the Becker Friedman Institute in China

University of Chicago economist Zhiguo He, the Fuji Bank and Heller Professor of Finance at the Booth School of Business, has been appointed as Director of the Becker Friedman...
Media Mention Feb 27, 2020

Trump Administration Faces Economic Test as Coronavirus Shakes Markets

New York Times; Chang-Tai Hsieh
Topics:  COVID-19
Media Mention Feb 25, 2020

Big Brains: Why The Coronavirus Could Send China’s Economy Back To The ‘80s, With Chang-Tai Hsieh (Ep. 41)

Big Brains Podcast; Chang-Tai Hsieh
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI News Jan 23, 2020

UChicago’s Zhiguo He Testifies in US-China Economic and Security Review Commission Hearing on China’s Quest for Capital

Zhiguo He, Fuji Bank and Heller Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business, testified to the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, on Thursday, January 23, 2020. In the...
Topics:  Financial Markets