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Chicago Booth Management Conference 2009

Thousands of attendees and webcast viewers worldwide heard some of the most brilliant minds in business discuss the future of markets at this year's conference. In the midst of the worst recession since 1930s, world-renowned Chicago Booth faculty and industry leaders reexamined the government’s role in the economy and took a close look at current topics that shape the economic debate.

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We Don’t Export Savings to Mars

Raghuram Rajan, Eric J. Gleacher Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, on the role of emerging markets in the crisis and why the U.S. became “the spender of last resort in the world”.

11mins

30 Jun 2009

Rank #1

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What Will it Take to Reform Education

Faculty panelists examine the role played by such government safety nets as unemployment and what effect any changes may have on U.S. residents.

24mins

30 Jun 2009

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Introduction

Six Chicago Booth faculty discuss the future of markets at a special keynote panel at Management Conference.

6mins

30 Jun 2009

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Ingredients:

Kevin Murphy, George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, on the four ingredients of growth that make countries richer.

8mins

30 Jun 2009

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The Case for Qualified Optimism

Gary Becker, University Professor of Economics of Sociology at the College and Chicago Booth, explains why he calls himself a “qualified optimist” in looking at the future of markets.

8mins

30 Jun 2009

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The Magic Bullet that Turned on Us

Anil Kashyap on why the government view of owner-occupied housing as a “magic” bullet was a key driver in the financial meltdown.

6mins

30 Jun 2009

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Difficult Choices Made Easy

Marianne Bertrand, Fred. T. Steingraber/A.T. Kearney Professor of Economics, on the role the government can play in helping people who face complex choices.

7mins

30 Jun 2009

Rank #7

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Can Government Get the Details Right

Should governments be involved with the regulation of the economy? Chicago Booth’s six faculty experts offer varying views of what can be done.

12mins

30 Jun 2009

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Dean’s Speech

Dean Edward Snyder on how ideas born at the University of Chicago—including the importance of human capital—will play a bigger role as the economy evolves.

3mins

30 Jun 2009

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You Get What You Pay For

Faculty panelists debate if increases in human capital have made it possible for people at all levels around the world to earn more, or whether top earners prospered more.

8mins

30 Jun 2009

Rank #10