Capital Ideas (audio)
by Becker Center on Chicago Price Theory
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Capital Ideas summarizes research conducted by the faculty of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. The series covers selected papers on Chicago Price Theory with topics including: Corporate Governance, Decision Research, Entrepreneurship, Labor Economics/Human Resources, Macroeconomics, Marketing, and Price Theory.
||Adjusting from a Regime of Easy Credit to One of Tight Credit||Veronica Guerrieri, associate professor of economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, discusses the "sharp contraction" that occurred following the late-2000s financial crisis.||2/16/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Price of Privacy||Burhaneddin Sandıkçı, Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, speaks about research recently published by him on "The Price of Privacy."||1/3/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Evolution of Categories within Organizations||Elizabeth G. Pontikes, Assistant Professor of Organizations and Strategy at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, speaks about her research on the evolution of categories and identity within organizations.||1/3/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Managing a Portfolio of Supply Contracts||Dan Adelman, Professor of Operations Management at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, speaks about research he recently published, "Optimal Mix: Managing a Portfolio of Supply Contracts."||1/3/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Strategic Links||Chad Syverson, Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, speaks about research recently published by him and Ali Hortaçsu - "Strategic Links: Why Firms Own Production Chains||7/13/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Sociology at Chicago Booth||--||1/6/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Minding the Racial Wage Gap||For a long time, economists doubted that racial bias of white employers was a significant factor in explaining black workers' lower wages relative to whites. New research revisits this issue and finds evidence as to why prejudice deserves more weight in the debate.||7/31/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Power of TV||Emily Oster, assistant professor of economics at the University of Chicago Department of Economics explains how turning on the television can be a simple yet influential way of improving a woman's standing in rural India.||7/31/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Preventing HIV in Africa: Understanding Sexual Behavior Change||Roughly 25 million people in sub-Saharan Africa are infected with HIV, and the number is growing. Since 9095 percent of HIV infections in Africa result from heterosexual sex,understanding changes in heterosexual behavior in response to rising HIV rates is crucial to developing effective prevention strategies. In the new study 'HIV and Sexual Behavior Change: Why Not Africa?' Emily Oster, Becker Fellow for the Gary S. Becker Center on Chicago Price Theory at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and Assistant Professor of Economics, analyzes the apparent lack of behavioral response among Africans. Most prior estimates of behavioral response have focused on very limited and specialized populations.||7/31/2009||Free||View In iTunes|