Posts tagged "University of Chicago economics"

UChicago Econ Nobel Prize Winner Lars Hansen and Chicago Fed President Charles Evans demystify monetary policy: Cable and web

Chicago Fed President Charles Evans: I am confident that the models I am talking about will fail on a number of dimensions… you train people to say things provocatively. Isn’t that right? That’s what I thought I learned at the University of Chicago. UChicago Economics Professor Lars Hansen: Provocatively, but in a … very deep... Read more »

Will Mayor Emanuel decide to oppose minimum wage increases after watching tonight’s suburban episode of Public Affairs, on web and cable?

With such a smart city, wouldn’t you think the Mayor would charge his working group with deciding if the “Science” suggests we would benefit our city as a whole by raising, lowering or keeping the minimum wage the same? ***************************************** Tonight’s suburban episode of Public Affairs, featuring Economics Professor Allen  Sanderson,  focuses on the impact... Read more »

Better than Maddow w/Fed Chief Bernanke: Berkowitz w/Booth Business School Prof. Steven Davis, Cable and Web

This week’s episode of “Public Affairs,” features Professor Steven Davis, Professor of International Business and Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, discussing and debating with show host Jeff Berkowitz, among other issues, the causes of the 2008 U.S.  economy crash, whether the fiscal policy, monetary policy and other actions taken by government decision... Read more »