Episodes
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] Devin Pope, an associate professor of behavioral science at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, examines how auctioneers themselves can affect auction outcomes, as observed during wholesale car auctions.
Published 11/04/14
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] Panelists from the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business faculty and social media industry experts from Groupon, Twitter, and others analyze the influence of social media and discuss how it is changing markets and business.
Published 05/22/12
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] John Cochrane, AQR Capital Management Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, discusses the root causes of inflation and deflation and how these are relevant to the current economic situation.
Published 10/14/10
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] The Fall Quarter Demography Workshop Series presents "Pay for Percentile", a lecture by Derek Neal, Professor in the Department of Economics at The University of Chicago.
Published 06/16/10
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] Sanjay Dhar, marketing professor in the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, investigates the strategic role of advertising investments in the formation of long-run industrial market structures. (c)2006 The University of Chicago.
Published 01/22/10
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] There is an economic approach to matchmaking, pioneered in the early 1960s and advanced by Chicago's Gary Becker in the 1970s. Today, there are online matchmakers of many sorts: auction sites like eBay that match buyers and sellers, search platforms like Google that match ads with consumers, and, of course, online dating sites....
Published 01/22/10
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] What if consumer contracts were legally enforceable only against the consumers, but not against the business? The idea of "one-way contracts," to which consumers are bound but the businesses are not, is offered as a basis to explore alternative, non-legal consumer protections. Despite weakening legal protections of consumers, the...
Published 11/23/09
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] Sanjay Dhar, of the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, observes several striking geographic patterns in the performance of national brands. (c)2006 The University of Chicago
Published 07/01/09
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] Robert Topel, professor of economics from The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, assesses the benefits of medical research from an economic perspective. Topel calculates the social value of increased longevity, observing that even modest reductions in mortality may indicate enormous social returns.
Published 07/01/09
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] Robert Townsend, co-director of the Thai Family Research Project, discusses the importance of individual entrepreneurs in shaping local and regional economies and reducing poverty. His findings draw on over 10 years of data collected from nearly 3,000 households throughout Thailand. This research contributed to the creation of...
Published 03/20/08