Videos

Price Theory and Market Design

As part of his course Price Theory and Market Design, E. Glen Weyl, Assistant Professor in Economics and the College, presents a lecture on pessimistic social choice, optimistic social choice, and the problems of voting. This course aims to show how th...

The Elements of Economic Analysis II

E. Glen Weyl, Assistant Professor in Economics and the College, presents a lecture on the effects of price competition and merger policy in the real world, as part of his course the Elements of Economic Analysis II. This course is the second quarter of...

Chicago’s Best Ideas with Lee Fennell, “Property in Housing”

The question of how to structure and package the residential experience is a deeply interesting and difficult one.  How physically large or small should residential holdings be? How densely should they be clustered?  Should spaces for working, recrea...

A Conversation with David Axelrod

In his first public forum since the election, David Axelrod, senior strategist for President Obama's reelection campaign, reflected on the 2012 contest. Hosted by the University of Chicago Institute of Politics, this event was held on Monday, November ...

Love and Friendship in Hamlet

Noted Shakespeare expert David Bevington discusses how "Hamlet" presents amorous love as deeply problematic and doomed to failure, while male friendship emerges as a spiritual bulwark for the protagonist. Bevington is the Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguis...

Faith Leaders Breakfast and Community Briefing

On November 20, 2012, nearly 200 South Side faith leaders and University of Chicago representatives attended the annual Faith Leaders Breakfast and Community Briefing. The University of Chicago Medicine event updated community members about the latest ...

Gerald Rosenberg on The 2012 US Elections and the Courts

Gerald Rosenberg examined the relationship between the composition of the individuals and groups that supported the winner of the November 6, 2012, U.S. presidential election and the U.S. Supreme Court.  What do these influences suggest about the inde...

Renewing Remembrance: Twenty Years of Studying Christian Spirituality

The Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality celebrates its twentieth anniversary with a panel discussion at the University of Chicago. Moderator:  Ann W. Astell Panelists:  Douglas Burton-Christie, Gilberto Cavazos-González, Lisa Dahill, Bo ...

Social Text Data Analysis

Brendan O'Connor, Machine Learning Department, Carnegie Mellon University

Elliot Feldman on China-US Trade after the US Elections

    Event Location: Beijing, China After the US presidential debates, Elliot J. Feldman led a discussion on November 15, 2012, at the University of Chicago Center in Beijing. Feldman, Senior Partner and National Leader of BakerHostetler’s internati...