Becker Friedman Institute Annual Report 2013-14

At the Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics, 2013–14 was a vibrant year of expanding inquiry and impact. With a record 52 events that attracted a total of nearly 3,390 researchers, faculty, students, alumni, and economics enthusiasts, we have explored critical questions and knowledge gaps, nurtured new collaborations, and shared economic insights with new audiences. 

The year that began with a Nobel Prize for institute director Lars Peter Hansen endedwith us mourning the death of institute chair Gary S. Becker, AM’53, PhD’55.