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2018 Videos

New Technology and Competition. With Luigi Zingales, Jeremy Stoppelman and Hannah Kuchler

On April 26, 2018 the Chicago Booth Alumni Club of San Francisco, in collaboration with the Stigler Center, hosted a a fireside chat with Professor Luigi Zingales, Yelp's CEO Jeremy Stoppelman and FT journalist Hannah Kuchler about new technology and competition.

Mini-course: Corporate Political Influence in the United States with Brian Richter - Day 1

This is the first of two stand-alone, interrelated seminars with Professor Brian Richter, on Corporate Political Influence.

Mini-course: Corporate Political Influence in the United States with Brian Richter - Day 2

This is the second of two stand-alone, interrelated seminars with Professor Brian Richter, on Corporate Political Influence.

Mini-course: "Problems of Legitimacy for Central Banks in Democracies" with Paul Tucker - Day 1

This is the first of three stand-alone, interrelated seminars with Sir Paul Tucker, on his latest book "Unelected Power: The Quest for Legitimacy in Central Banking and the Regulatory State."

Mini-course: "Problems of Legitimacy for Central Banks in Democracies" with Paul Tucker - Day 2

This is the second of three stand-alone, interrelated seminars with Sir Paul Tucker, on his latest book "Unelected Power: The Quest for Legitimacy in Central Banking and the Regulatory State."

Mini-course: "Problems of Legitimacy for Central Banks in Democracies" with Paul Tucker - Day 3

This is the third of three stand-alone, interrelated seminars with Sir Paul Tucker, on his latest book "Unelected Power: The Quest for Legitimacy in Central Banking and the Regulatory State."

ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION CONFERENCE Part 1 Day One Welcome and Opening Remarks

Welcome remarks - Guy Rolnik, Conference Organizer, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION CONFERENCE Part 2 Day One Panel One "The Rise of Digital Platforms"

The economic and societal role of digital platforms has grown dramatically in the last decade. Are the large Internet companies really “platforms”?

ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION CONFERENCE Part 3 Day One Panel Two "Big Data"

Big Data: Economic, Ownership, Legal, and Political Aspects User data is arguably digital platforms’ most valuable asset. How data are used has profound economic, social, and political implications.

ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION CONFERENCE Part 4 Keynote 1 Makan Delrahim

Lunch Keynote - Makan Delrahim, Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, US Department of Justice

ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION CONFERENCE Part 5 Day One Panel Three "The Big Five and Political Power"

The Big Five and Political Power

ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION CONFERENCE Part 6 Day One Panel Four "Digital Platforms Market Power"

Digital Platforms: Market Power and Market Failures

ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION CONFERENCE Part 7 Day One Keynote by Alvin Roth

Dinner Keynote - Alvin Roth, Nobel Laureate and Craig and Susan McCaw Professor of Economics, Stanford University

ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION CONFERENCE Part 8 Day Two Opening Keynote Mario Monti

Breakfast Keynote - Mario Monti, President, Bocconi University; Former Prime Minister of Italy; Former EU Competition Commissioner

ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION CONFERENCE Part 9 Day Two Panel One "Innovation and Start-Up Ecosystem"

Who’s Benefiting? Revisiting the Innovation and Start-Up Ecosystem

ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION CONFERENCE Part 10 Day Two Panel Two "Government and Corporate Influence"

Can Government Resist Corporate Influence?

ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION CONFERENCE Part 11 Day Two Keynote by Jean Tirole

Lunch Keynote - Jean Tirole, Nobel Laureate and Chairman, Toulouse School of Economics

ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION CONFERENCE Part 12 Day Two Panel Three "Amazon Phenomenon"

Amazon has transformed e-commerce and now begins its foray into the physical world with its acquisition of Whole Foods. What is the anticipated net impact of hosting the headquarters on a winner city and state?

ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION CONFERENCE Part 13 Day Two Panel Four "US vs EU"

US vs EU: Antitrust, Data, and Privacy Policy

ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION CONFERENCE Part 14 Day Two Closing Remarks

Closing Remarks - Luigi Zingales, Faculty Director, Stigler Center, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Professor Luigi Zingales Proposes Creation of a Committee on Internet Platforms Regulation

Professor Zingales proposed the creation of an interdisciplinary Committee on Internet Platforms Regulation that involves academics and industry experts.

Digital Platforms and Concentration: The Rise of Digital Platforms

The economic and societal role of digital platforms has grown dramatically in the last decade. Are the large Internet companies really “platforms”?

Financial Regulation and Beyond: An Insider’s Perspective With Sharon Bowen and Guy Rolnik

A conversation with Sharon Bowen, former commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and Chicago Booth professor Guy Rolnik, on the challenges and opportunities facing regulators in the financial sector and beyond.

How Fintech is Transforming Retail Financial Services in Europe

Roberto Nicastro is an Italian businessman and banker. This is the first part of his mini-course: "Fintech and Banking in Europe: A Steady Revolution.”

Banks' Reaction to Fintech: Strategies, Legacies, 'Coopetition'

Roberto Nicastro is an Italian businessman and banker. This is the second part of his mini-course: "Fintech and Banking in Europe: A Steady Revolution.”

Capitalisn't - Stigler Podcast Kickoff Party

Kickoff Party for the new Stigler Center podcast - CAPITALISN'T - an irreverent endeavor in collaboration with Chicago Booth Review that does the serious work of examining the ups and the downs of the capitalist lives we live in America today.

2017 Videos

Trailer: Capitalisn't

Economists Luigi Zingales (University of Chicago) and Kate Waldock (Georgetown) share the sort of irreverent banter you’d hear between economists at a bar—if economists were capable of sarcasm and social enough to go out to bars

Luigi Zingales on the Power of Big Tech Platforms

Watch comments by Luigi Zingales from the recent AEI Panel 'Should Washington Break Up Big Tech?'

George Shultz: Tribute to George Stigler

Statesman and former Chicago Booth dean George Shultz on the legacy of George Stigler

Opening remarks: Populist Plutocrats - Lessons From Around the World

Matthew Stephenson (Professor, Harvard Law School) delivers his opening remarks at the Harvard Law School/Stigler Center conference Populist Plutocrats: Lessons from Around the world.

Understanding Populist Plutocracy 1: Berlusconi in Italy

Panelists: Giovanni Orsina (Professor of History, Luiss-Carli University) Beppe Severgnini (journalist and columnist, Corriere della Sera) Luigi Zingales (Professor, University of Chicago Booth School of Business)

Understanding Populist Plutocracy 2: Thailand's Thaksin Shinawatra

Panelists: Abhisit Vejjajiva (Prime Minister of Thailand 2008-2011; Leader of the Democrat Party) Duncan McCargo (Professor of Political Science, University of Leeds)

Resisting Populist Plutocracy 1: Investigative Journalism in Estrada’s Philippines

Panelist: Sheila Coronel (Professor, Columbia Journalism School) Moderator: David Sanger (national security correspondent, New York Times)

Resisting Populist Plutocracy 2: Legal Checks in Fujimori’s Peru and Zuma’s South Africa

Panelists: Paul Holden (Director of Investigations, Corruption Watch UK) Jose Ugaz (Chair of the Board, Transparency International) Moderator: Matthew Stephenson (Professor, Harvard Law School)

Populist Plutocrats: Concluding Remarks

Matthew Stephenson and Luigi Zingales delivering their concluding remarks during the Harvard Law School/Stigler Center conference on populist plutocrats.

Populist Plutocrats: Lessons From Around the World (FULL CONFERENCE)

This one-day conference, co-sponsored by Harvard Law School and the Stigler Center, will focus on an important and dangerous political phenomenon: the “populist plutocrat.”

Interview with Luigi Zingales on the Political Economy of Finance

Stigler Center Director Luigi Zingales discusses the motivation behind the center's conference on the political economy of finance.

Trump and Trade: Are We Losing? Trade Deficits and Global Competition - With Douglas Irwin

Douglas Irwin is the John Sloan Dickey Third Century Professor in the Social Sciences in the Department of Economics at Dartmouth College.

Economics of Investigative Journalism: the Case of French Mediapart. Edwy Plenel and James Hamilton

Investigative journalism that holds powerful actors to account and exposes the ways special interest groups influence the rules of the game is an important democratic institution. But is there a viable business model for media outlets that provide this service?

Richard Posner on the Effects of Citizens United

Watch a snippet of Luigi Zingales' interview with Judge Richard Posner of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago.

Judge Richard A. Posner in Conversation with Professor Luigi Zingales

Judge Richard A. Posner of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago in a conversation with Professor Luigi Zingales during the Stigler Center's conference on concentration in America.

Special Message From Margrethe Vestager on the Importance of Antitrust

A special message from Margrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for Competition, to the participants of the Stigler Center's conference on concentration in America.

XVI NOVA Conference - Part 1, Professor Luigi Zingales

Professor Luigi Zingales How to Cure the "Italian Disease"

XVI NOVA Conference - Part 2, Arturo Petrozza

President of NOVA Arturo Petrozza Welcome Address

XVI NOVA Conference - Part 3, Panel - Italian Excellence

 

XVI NOVA Conference - Part 4, Alberto Antonietti

Alberto Antonietti, Accenture. How can the Financial Sector support Italian Growth?

XVI NOVA Conference - Part 5, Panel - Italian Banking and Financial Systems:

 

XVI NOVA Conference - Part 6, Aldo Uva

Aldo Uva speaks at the NOVA Conference.

XVI NOVA Conference - Part 7, Interview With Lorenzo Bini Smaghi

 

XVI NOVA Conference - Part 8, Joe Liotine

Joe Liotine, Whirlpool Whirlpool corporation: Invested in Growth

XVI NOVA Conference - Part 9, Giuseppe Castagna

 

XVI NOVA Conference - Part 10, Panel - Start Up, Why Isn't the Silicon Valley in Piacenza?

 

The Euro: A Conversation with Joseph Stiglitz and Markus Brunnermeier, Moderated by Luigi Zingales

Is the euro doomed? Or is it an irreversible step toward a closer political union, which has brought peace and stability to Europe?

How Pro-Competition Rules Can Benefit Consumers

 

David Yermack on the Blockchain and the Future of Finance (Part 1 of 3)

David Yermack, the Albert Fingerhut Professor of Finance and Business Transformation at New York University Stern School of Business, on the potential implications of blockchain technologies on the future of finance.

David Yermack on Blockchains and Corporate Finance (Part 2 of 3)

David Yermack, the Albert Fingerhut Professor of Finance and Business Transformation at New York University Stern School of Business, discusses the potential implications of blockchain technologies

David Yermack on Blockchains and Central Bank Digital Currency (Part 3 of 3)

Will governments start using central banks to issuing sovereign currency on blockchains? And if so, will that be the end of the fractional reserve banking system?

2016 Videos

Q&A with Deutsche Bank Whistleblower Eric Ben-Artzi

Deutsche Bank whistleblower and former risk officer Eric Ben-Artzi raised quite a few eyebrows this summer, when he publicly rejected a multimillion dollar award from the Securities and Exchange Commission via an op-ed in the Financial Times.

Guy Rolnik Interviews Oliver Hart

Oliver Hart, the recipient of this year’s Nobel Prize in economics, is mostly famous for his decades-long work on contract theory. Together with his co-recipient Bengt Holmstrom, Hart’s work has effectively revolutionized the study of contracts, profoundly influencing both business practices and policymaking.

Why They Do It: Inside the Mind of the White - Collar Criminal

Why They Do It: Inside the Mind of the White - Collar Criminal | A talk by Eugene Soltes, Harvard Business School

David Plouffe: "Work On Demand–Serving Chicago's Underserved"

Wage stagnation continues to pose a real challenge in today’s global economy. But what if people could work whenever they wanted to and earn extra money whenever they needed it? Enter Uber.

Alan Rusbridger: "Climate Change: Why Journalism Failed"

Climate change is perhaps the biggest story of our generation. If the planet warms up in line with the majority of informed predictions, the likely consequences for the human race will be immense.


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