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View the full 'The Day Tomorrow Began - Economics' article on the UChicago News site here.

For more than a century, UChicago scholars’ groundbreaking theories have redefined the field of economics—from Milton Friedman’s ideas on monetary policy and Gary Becker’s theory of human capital to Eugene Fama’s efficient market hypothesis and Richard Thaler’s founding of the field of behavioral economics. Today, UChicago economists’ pioneering research continues to impact the field and shape our world.

UChicago has been a leading center of economic thought for more than a century. Learn more about how scholars' pioneering research continues to shape our world.