Professor Davis has added the variable of recruitment intensity per vacancy to the standard theory, which measures the degree to which employers seek out qualified candidates.
Booth Associate Professor Emily Oster is a newly minted advice columnist for the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). Oster’s column, entitled “Ask Emily,” will be published on the WSJ Ideas Market blog, where she will answer everyday questions using economic principles….
The donation will benefit scholarship merging law and economics.
Booth panel suggests significant consensus on many policy issues.
The building will house the economics department.
The bank’s presidents “dual” it out over the Federal Reserves mandates.
Despite gender stereotypes, women and men are equally likely to negotiate salaries, according to a U of C study.
Two economic gurus on two sides of the election talk politics.
Larry Sjaastad had an impact across the globe through his work in South America and beyond.
Macroeconomist Thomas Sargent speaks of U.S. past and E.U. present at a lecture yesterday.
Nobel Prize-winning economist discusses his research with undergraduates as part of a new speaker series.
Jokes touched upon basic microeconomic concepts, travel anecdotes, and the current political climate.
World Bank Chief Economist Justin Yifu Lin delivered a lecture at his former residence in International House last Friday.
The real problem of economic disparity is the ungrateful, narrow-minded attitude of the wealthy.
The new initiative, dubbed Law and Economics 2.0, launched in October from a partnership between the University of Chicago Law School, the Booth School of Business, and the Department of Economics. The new Institute for Law and Economics is the initiative’s centerpiece.
Thomas Sargent, a lecturer at the Becker Friedman Institute and expert in macroeconomics, was the 87th U of C affiliate to win Scandinavia’s highest honor.
Sudhir Venkatesh, author of Gangleader for a Day, returned to campus Tuesday to speak about informal business practices.
Nobel Prize laureate James Heckman compared Becker to Issac Newton at Friday’s conference, calling his legacy endlessly valuable.
“A continental oversight” (May 7) offers its own myopic understanding of economic analysis.
Many graduating fourth-years going into the business sector credit a relative abundance of jobs to help from the University’s Career Advising and Planning Services (CAPS).
The Maroon caught up with Carhart (Ph.D. ’95) to discuss academics, finance, and being a rabid quant.
A new metric for measuring consumer confidence in the economy, designed by Booth School of Business professor Luigi Zingales, will track the relationship of Americans’ trust in institutions and the strength of the economy.
Booth School professor of economics and finance Anil Kashyap will serve on the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) panel of economic advisers, the CBO announced last week.
Economists of all nationalities and economic philosophies came together at the U of C’s Conference on the Financial Crisis, which addressed the implications of this financial crisis on national culture, domestic policy, and international relations.
The University’s increased attention to alumni relations has stimulated donations in the face of a national decline in fundraising for higher education. While the University’s endowment has dropped 30 percent, the administration expects donations for the 2009 fiscal year to set records, in part due to the $300 million donation of David Booth, the investor alumnus for whom the University’s business school is now named.
Despite tough times, Hallowed Grounds finds business upturn as regulars supply social atmosphere