Economics & Business

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.

In the night kitchen

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Behind the scenes at La Petite Folie restaurant, faculty members apprentice themselves.

Journey to the East

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Businessman John Kuhns turned his winding career path into a novel.

Women’s work

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A corporate career led Beverly Ryder, MBA’74, to the board of the National Women’s Hall of Fame and back to the public schools in her hometown of Los Angeles.

Cold case is hot again

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Centuries ago, falling temperatures across Europe spelled danger for suspected witches.

On the merits

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Blaming big government and big business, a finance professor calls for restoring competition.

Economy of words

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Austan Goolsbee has left behind his DC battle armor, but he can still mail in a good barb or two.

Policy matters

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Panelists at a Becker Friedman Institute event tackle policy issues in classic Chicago style.

Medicine meets business

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Pat Basu, MBA’05, MD’05, earned an appointment as a White House fellow for his work as an engineer, radiologist, educator, and business entrepreneur.

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