Economics

OPEN HOUSE CELEBRATION! Saieh Hall for Economics

 

Come visit the new home for UChicago Economics, explore this historic building, and learn about the award-winning design by Ann Beha Architects. Self-guided tours will highlight the dramatic adaptive reuse of the former Chicago Theological Seminary space. There will be gifts, prizes, Chicago-themed snacks, and a few surprises so please join us in celebrating the addition of a new campus destination. 

 

Larry A. Sjaastad Fund will support graduate fellowships

A graduate fellowship fund in memory of Professor Larry A. Sjaastad has been created in the Department of Economics through a generous gift.

 

Sjaastad was professor emeritus of economics and a leading expert on trade in Latin America, died on May 2, 2012, at the age of 77. He made fundamental contributions to economics across a wide spectrum of topics including public finance, international economics and exchange rate theory.