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There are several Chicago schools, a name derived from programs and departments at the University of Chicago and not the city of Chicago itself. They refer to certain patterns of thinking about various academic issues, and are not intended as a means merely to reference the departments alone. Indeed, many members of a departments historically have been in dissent with repect to these intellectual orientations. The University of Chicago is a private university located principally in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. ... Nickname: The Windy City, The Second City, Chi Town, The City of Big Shoulders Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in Chicagoland and Illinois Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois County Cook Incorporated March 4, 1837 Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area    - City 606. ...

Chicago school may also refer to the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. The Chicago School of Economics is a school of thought in economics; it refers to the style of economics practiced at and disseminated from the University of Chicago after 1946. ... The Chicago school of literary criticism, also known as Neo-Aristotelianism, was developed in the 1920s, 30s, and 40s at the University of Chicago. ... In sociology and, later, criminology, the Chicago School (sometimes described as the Ecological School) refers to the first major body of works emerging during the 1920s and 1930s specialising in urban sociology, and the research into the urban environment by combining theory and ethnographic fieldwork in Chicago, now applied elsewhere. ... Chicago architecture is famous throughout the world and one style is referred to as the Chicago School. ... The University of Chicago is a private university located principally in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. ... The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is the nation’s largest nonprofit graduate school dedicated to the education and training of professional psychologists. ...

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The "Chicago School" is perhaps one of the better known American "schools" of economics.
It was the Second Chicago School that is often accused of being the modern version of Manchester School liberalism (or, as some maintain, the more conservative tradition of American apologism).
For the longest time, Chicago was the only school in America not swept by the Keynesian Revolution (the presence of Lloyd A. Metzler for a brief period on the faculty was exceptional).
Chicago school (economics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (438 words)
The Chicago school of economics is a school of thought favoring free-market economics practiced at and disseminated from the University of Chicago.
The school of thought is not the same as the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago, widely considered one of the world’s foremost economics departments, having fielded more Nobel Prize winners and John Bates Clark medalists in economics than any other university.
Chicago School theories lay behind much of the policies of the World Bank from the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s, during which time large portions of the state-owned companies in many Third World countries were privatized.
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