Upcoming Events

Chicago Booth Insights (formerly Global Leadership Series) brings renowned University of Chicago Booth School of Business faculty members and thought leaders to cities around the world. Find a Chicago Booth Insights event near you.


October 24, 2018


10th Anniversary of the Global Financial Crisis: What Lessons Have We Learned, and Can It Happen Again?

Randall S. Kroszner—Deputy Dean for Executive Programs and Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics at Chicago Booth—and Masaaki Shirakawa, AM ’77, professor at Aoyama Gakuin University, will share their insider insights into the global financial crisis and discuss their outlook for the global economy.

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Washington Square Piece

May 18

Washington, DC

Nudging Now: How Behavioral Economics Explains US Politics

Richard H. Thaler of Chicago Booth and David Leonhardt of The New York Times discuss what insights behavioral economics can bring to the political and economic challenges facing the United States. Get the event details.

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Boston Square Piece

May 24


Getting Better, Faster: Optimizing Drug Trials and Medical Treatment

John R. Birge of Chicago Booth and NPR science correspondent Richard Harris will discuss how to streamline the process of drug approval and customizing medicine. Get the event details.

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January 26

San Francisco

Decisions and Performance in Venture Capital and Demo Day

Venture capital firms play an important role in launching and scaling start-ups. This event will examine what VCs do behind the curtains, and how strong their returns can be. Get the event details.

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