Economics & Business

The work that won

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A distinguished panel discusses why  Eugene Fama, MBA’63, PhD’64, and Lars Peter Hansen won the Nobel Prize.

Point man

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Charles K. McNeil, PhB’25, was the point man in a sports gambling revolution.

Hopping back

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A piece of Chicago beer history returns.

Writing style

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Online fashion boutique Of a Kind offers a new read on retail.

Ahead of his time

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Timothy Fuerst’s prescient models help shape monetary policy in the wake of the financial crisis.

Selling the friendly skies

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American stewardesses and the making of an iconic advertising campaign.

Face-off

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Looking good? Nicholas Epley’s study suggests you look again.

Stick figures

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Chicago Booth statisticians do the math on the NHL's overpaid or undervalued players.

Utility research

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Emily Oster applies economic principles to all of life’s questions.

Through hoops

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An unlikely NBA executive, Mike Zarren, AB’99, brings a Moneyball sensibility to the Boston Celtics.

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