As the academic year wound down, Booth students volunteered at
St. Ailbe Catholic School on Chicago’s South Side cleaning classrooms,
sprucing up school grounds, and digitizing school records. The Booth
Gives Back service day was a partnership with the Big Shoulders Fund.
At the White House Summit on Working Families, dean Sunil Kumar
highlighted the challenges faced by professional women and the benefits
for businesses that provide a supportive environment, citing leading edge
research by professor Marianne Bertrand.
In the latest episode of The Big Question, Diane Swonk, ’89,
chief economist at Mesirow Financial, joins Booth professors Amir Sufi
and Matthew J. Notowidigdo to discuss housing and the US economy.
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