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Chicago Booth is known for its intellectual culture where world-changing ideas are born, debated, tested, refined and taught. This culture leads to broadening ways of thinking and understanding business and the world.

We have created the Chicago Booth Podcast Series to share thought leadership on current topics affecting companies and organizations around the globe. From our world-renowned faculty members to guest speakers who are leaders in their field, you'll be sure to hear ideas that are shaping the world of business.

Selected Archived Episodes

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Chicago Booth Podcast - Fireside Chat with Braintree Founder, Bryan Johnson

Entrepreneur, investor and adventurer, Bryan Johnson, MBA '07 discusses his experience as the founder of OS Fund and Braintree, an online and mobile payments provider.
Thu, 28 May 2015 07:00:00 CST

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Chicago Booth Podcast - Road to CEO Series: Bob Mariano and Maria Kim

This podcast features Bob Mariano '87, CEO and Chairman of Roundy's and Maria Kim '12, CEO and President of The Cara Program. They share their learning experience and the journey to becoming a CEO. The discussion is moderated by Professor Ram Shivakumar, clinical professor of economics and strategy.
Thu, 15 Apr 2015 07:00:00 CST

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Chicago Booth Podcast - Understanding the Wage Gap and Board Quotas

Marianne Bertrand, the Chris P. Dialynas Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, discusses her research on the pay gap as well as some new findings on corporate board quotas.
Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:00:00 CST

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Chicago Booth Podcast - Nicholas Epley on Gender Differences

Nicholas Epley, professor of behavioral science, debunks some dangerous myths about gender differences. Prof. Epley is the author of "Mindwise: Why We Misunderstand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want". This talk kicked off the Annual CWiB (Chicago Women in Business) Open House event.
Wed, 08 Apr 2015 07:00:00 CST

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Entrepreneurship - Buying a Business

Dean Sunil Kumar interviews Rick Kimball,’83, about his career. Rick, a co-founder of Technology Crossover Ventures, has been a venture capitalist and technology investor for 30 years. Rick has been recognized numerous times by Forbes on its Midas List as one of the industry’s top technology investors. He graduated Cum Laude from Dartmouth College with an A.B. degree in History and received his M.B.A. with an emphasis in finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 08:00:00 CST

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Distinguished Speaker Series: David Booth and Eugene Fama

This podcast features David Booth, MBA '71, and professor Eugene Fama. The discussion, moderated by Dean Edward Snyder, looks at Mr. Booth's co-founding of Dimensional Fund Advisors, which pioneered small cap investing, as well as the continuing contribution professor Fama and his research have made to the firm.
Mon, 07 June 2010 10:00:00 CST

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Chicago Booth Podcast: Faculty Panel on Ethics and Wall Street

Booth faculty members Steve N. Kaplan, Tobias Moskowitz and Luigi Zingales spoke at a Myron Scholes Global Market Forum event sponsored by the Initiative on Global Markets. They offered advice to MBA students about making ethical decisions on the job.
Mon, 11 Jan 2010 10:00:00 CST

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Chicago Booth Podcast: Inflation or Deflation?

John H. Cochrane, AQR Capital Management Professor of Finance spoke at a Myron Scholes Global Market Forum event sponsored by the Initiative on Global Markets. He discusses his research on fiscal and monetary policy in 2008 – 09 as he seeks to determine whether the U.S. is headed for a large fiscal inflation, and what that inflation will look like.
Fri, 28 Oct 2009 10:00:00 CST

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Chicago Booth Podcast: Household Leverage and the Recession of 2007 to 2009

Associate Professor of Finance Amir Sufi talked to students at a Becker Brown Bag Series sponsored by the Becker Center on Chicago Price Theory about research that suggests household leverage plays an important role in recessions.
Wed, 11 Nov 2009 10:00:00 CST

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Chicago Booth Podcast: Should Executive Pay Be Regulated?

This broadcast features faculty member and former Federal Reserve Governor Randall Kroszner talking about the financial crisis and reform. He discussed his first-hand experiences including the Bear Stearns meltdown at a Global Leadership Series event in London.
Mon, 22 Feb 2009 10:00:00 CST

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