The University of Chicago cordially invites students and parents to a welcoming reception jointly hosted by the Office of Admissions and Becker Friedman Institute for Economics in China (BFI-China). The reception will be an opportunity to learn more about the University’s economics and environmental research programs in China as well as opportunities for students and recent graduates.


Michael Greenstone
The Milton Friedman Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College
Director of the Becker Friedman institute for Economics

Lars Peter Hansen
David Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor
Departments of Economics, Statistics and the Booth School of Business
Recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics

Zhiguo He
Fuji Bank and Heller Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business
Director of the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics in China

Chang-Tai Hsieh
Phyllis and Irwin Winkelried Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business

James G. Nondorf
Vice President and Dean of Admissions, University of Chicago

Shaoda Wang
Assistant Professor, Harris Public Policy