Research

Sharing research in progress—and refining it through rigorous discussion and debate—is a hallmark of scholarship at the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics.
Research / BFI Working Paper, Development Innovation LabSep 16, 2022

Can Education be Standardized? Evidence from Kenya

Guthrie Gray-Lobe, Anthony Keats, Michael Kremer, Isaac Mbiti, Owen Ozier
Research / BFI Working Paper, Development Innovation LabSep 08, 2022

Blue Spoons: Sparking Communication About Appropriate Technology Use

Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Esther Duflo, Michael Kremer, João F. Pugliese, Jonathan Robinson, Frank Schilbach
Research / BFI Working Paper, Development Innovation LabJul 05, 2022

Expanding Capacity for Vaccines Against Covid-19 and Future Pandemics: A Review of Economic Issues

Susan Athey, Juan Camilo Castillo, Esha Chaudhuri, Michael Kremer, Alexandre Simoes Gomes, Christopher M. Snyder
Research / BFI Working Paper, Development Innovation LabMay 31, 2022

The Endowment Effect and Collateralized Loans

Kevin Carney, Michael Kremer, Xinyue Lin, Gautam Rao
Research / BFI Working Paper, Development Innovation LabMar 30, 2022

Water Treatment and Child Mortality: A Meta-analysis and Cost-effectiveness Analysis

Michael Kremer, Stephen Luby, Ricardo Maertens, Brandon Tan, Witold Więcek
Research / Development Innovation Lab, Journal ArticleFeb 10, 2022

Testing fractional doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Witold Więcek, Amrita Ahuja, Esha Chaudhuri, Michael Kremer, Alexandre Simoes Gomes, Christopher M. Snyder, Alex Tabarrok, Brandon Joel Tan
Research / BFI Working PaperOct 15, 2021

Water Treatment and Child Mortality: Evidence from Kenya

Johannes Haushofer, Michael Kremer, Ricardo Maertens, Brandon Joel Tan
Research / BFI Working PaperJun 25, 2021

The Impact of Free Secondary Education: Experimental Evidence from Ghana

Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas, Michael Kremer