The University of Chicago Department of Economics has fielded more Nobel Prize laureates and John Bates Clark medalists in economics than any other university.
JOB MARKET CANDIDATES 2012-2013
Hortacsu, Ali and Jakub Kastl. 2012. Econometrica, 80(6): 2511-42
De Los Santos, Babur, Hortacsu, Ali, and Matthijis R. Wildenbeest. 2012. American Economics Review, 102(6): 2955-80
DellaVigna, Stefano, John A. List, and Ulrike Malmendier. 2012. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 127(1): 1-56
Kitamura, Yuichi, Andres Santos, and Azeem M. Shaikh. 2012. Econometrica, 80(1): 413-23.
Andersen, Steffen, Seda Ertaç, Uri Gneezy, Moshe Hoffman, and John A. List. 2011. American Economic Review, 101(7): 3427–39.
Alvarez, Fernando E., Francesco Lippi, and Luigi Paciello. 2011. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 126(4): 1909-1960.
Eaton, Jonathan, Samuel Kortum, and Francis Kramarz. 2011. Econometrica, 79(5): 1453-1498.
Carneiro, Pedro, James J. Heckman, and Edward J. Vytlacil. 2011. American Economic Review, 101(6): 2754–81.
The University of Chicago Economics Department and the Becker Friedman Institute will soon call a new campus location home: 5757 S. University Avenue, the former home of the Chicago Theological Seminary and the Seminary Co-op Bookstore, will re-open in 2014 with many new features and upgrades, including a cloister café, LEED certification, high-tech classrooms in old library and chapel areas, and more. (Image courtesy Ann Beha Architects)
Gary Becker to give Keynote Speech at 3rd Annual CME Group Lecture on Global Financial Markets
Professor Gary Becker will present "Will America Retain Its Economics Leadership?", the Keynote Speech at the Third Annual CME Group Lecture on Global Financial Markets, hosted by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs on Thursday April 18th at 6 p.m. at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago. For more information, please visit The Chicago Council.org.
Economics Department Welcomes New Faculty Member
We are pleased to announce that Felix Tintelnot (Pennsylvania State University) will be joining us on July 1, 2014 as Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and the College, after a one-year International Economics Section Fellowship at Princeton University. His research focuses on international trade and industrial organization.
James Heckman Discusses the Value of High-Quality Early Childhood Education Programs
In the wake of President Obama's State of the Union address, Nobel laureate James Heckman had the opportunity to speak with Robert Siegel on NPR's "All Things Considered" and with the Secretary of Education on "The Diane Rehm Show" about the value of high-quality early childhood education programs. Read full story.
University of Chicago Has Top Graduate Program In Economics
The October 27, 2012, Department of State article written by Lauren Monsen presents an interview with Yang Xu, a doctoral student from China and Daniel Hedblom, a doctoral student from Sweden, about their reasons for choosing UChicago. For more information, please visit the Department of State website.
Larry Sjaastad Memorial
Family, friends, and colleagues gathered to celebrate the life of Larry Sjaastad on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. in Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 South Woodlawn Ave., Chicago, IL. NEW: A commemorative document containing transcripts of presentations from the memorial service, a bibliography of Larry Sjaastad's published works, a listing of obituaries and tributes, as well as a roster of his Chicago students' dissertations is available here.
John List Interviewed by Richmond Fed
Department Chair John List shares his views on empirical research, the importance of field experiments, and more in the latest issue of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond's Region Focus. Read full story.
Glen Weyl on the Future of Economics
The online knowledge forum Big Think recently spoke with E. Glen Weyl and seven more of the world's top young economists, asking about the future of their field - and its biggest unanswered questions. Read full story.