video Oct 16, 2019

What Happened to US Business Dynamism? A Conversation with UChicago’s Ufuk Akcigit

The Becker Friedman Institute for Economics (BFI) and the Chicago Economics Society (CES) hosted the...
Research Brief Oct 15, 2019

Policy Uncertainty in Japan

Policy uncertainty is always a consideration for households and firms, even in relatively stable periods....
Topics:  Financial Markets, Monetary Policy
Chart Oct 9, 2019

Empirical Trends That Inform Decreasing US Business Dynamism

Panel 1a is taken from Andrews et al. (2016), Panel 1b from Decker et al....
Topics:  Financial Markets, Technology & Innovation
Chart Oct 9, 2019

Impact of Roads on Middle School Enrollment: Treatment Effect Time Series

This figure shows that increases in school enrollment correspond to the timing of new road...
Research Brief Oct 9, 2019

Spillover Impacts on Education from Employment Guarantees and Educational Investment Responses to Economic Opportunity: Evidence from Indian Road Construction

However, for many young people in developing economies who live in poverty, that trade-off is...
Topics:  Early Childhood Education, Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages, Healthcare, K-12 Education
Research Brief Oct 9, 2019

What Happened to US Business Dynamism?

On the other hand, imagine those two running neck-and-neck to the finish line. In that...
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
Chart Sep 23, 2019

Uber Mexico: Share of Cash by City

For numerous cities in Mexico, either a share of the fare (depicted in light yellow)...
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
Chart Sep 23, 2019

Uber Mexico: More Education = Less Cash Usage

In the state of Mexico, the more education a person has, the less likely they...
Topics:  Technology & Innovation