It has been a long journey for economist Richard Thaler, from early days struggling to get his research published to being honored with a Nobel Prize in October 2017.
Often dubbed as “one of the founding fathers of behavioral economics,” Thaler has worked to bridge the gap between psychology and economic theory to explain people’s often irrational economic decisions.
A world-renowned scholar gives advice to business and political leaders on handling the COVID-19 pandemic.
A leading education expert discusses how families and teachers are adjusting to remote learning.
Leading presidential scholar thinks coronavirus has revealed why our governmental institutions need to be reformed.
Dr. Monica Peek was studying racial health disparities before the coronavirus outbreak. Now her research is more important than ever.
Leading UChicago health economist explains why our public health infrastructure wasn’t ready for coronavirus, and what we need to change for the next pandemic.
What can rats teach us about empathy? As one University of Chicago neurobiologist discovered, we can learn from them a lot.
A University of Chicago economist explains why the coronavirus is one of the most pivotal moments in China’s economic history.
Even though the Doomsday Clock is a symbolic metaphor, understanding the meaning behind it is a matter of life and death.
What turned a powerful businessman into an international advocate for human rights.
A leading economist says American capitalism is once again under threat from monopolies.