Videos

Ambiguity Spillovers

Nina Boyarchenko, an Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, presents on her research into ambiguity spillovers. This lecture is a part of the Workshop on Ambiguity and Robustness in Macroeconomics and Finance.

Information Inertia

Philipp Illeditsch, Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania, and his colleagues study how information about an asset a ffects optimal portfolios and equilibrium asset prices when investors are not sure about the model that pred...

Uncertainty Shocks, Asset Supply, and Pricing over the Business Cycle

Cosmin Ilut, Assistant Professor of Economics at Duke University, presents on a DSGE model with endogenous financial asset supply and ambiguity averse investors. An increase in uncertainty about financial conditions leads fi rms to substitute away from...

Self-Confirming Long Run Biases

Simone Cerreia Vioglio, Assistant Professor of Economics at Bocconi University, presents preliminary research on self-confirming long run biases. He and his collaborators consider a myopic decision maker facing a recurrent decision problem. They show t...

Pedagogy and Embodiment: The Theology Workshop

The Theology Workshop welcomed Kristine Culp, Associate Professor of Theology and Dean of Disciples Divinity House; Jeffrey Stackert, Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible; and Cynthia Lindner, Director of Ministry Studies and Clinical Faculty for Preach...

Love Your Heart & Your Health: Proper Nutrition and Cooking for Youth

After a screening of the film Soul Food Junkies, health and culinary professionals speak with community members about healthy cooking and eating habits. This event is part of the “Community Grand Rounds” series.

Franke Forum: Augusta Read Thomas on “Earth Echoes”

“Earth Echoes,” a Franke Institute for the Humanities talk by Augusta Read Thomas, took place at the University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center on February 13, 2013. Thomas, a renowned Grammy-winning composer, is the sixteenth person to hold a U...

Political Pollsters: The Art & Science of Public Opinion

Public opinion in 2012 was on display like never before, making this the most measured campaign cycle in history. But the flurry of numbers often produced confusing story lines and contradictory results. This panel sorts through the noise to understand...

The 66th Annual Latke Hamantash Debate

More than 60 years after the first Latke-Hamantash Debate at the University of Chicago, the University community came together once again at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12 in Mandel Hall to weigh the merits of the two Jewish foods.  The tongue-in-che...

UChicago Broomball: 2013 Chairman’s Cup

What’s the best way to uphold a friendly rivalry? Broomball, of course. Students from Crown House and Alper House meet on the ice for the fourth annual Chairman’s Cup.