Research Brief Library

The latest commentary and analysis from BFI’s leading scholars in shorter, digestible forms.
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Insights / Research BriefFeb 27, 2024

Lives vs. Livelihoods: The Impact of the Great Recession on Mortality and Welfare

Amy Finkelstein, Matthew J. Notowidigdo, Frank Schilbach, Jonathan Zhang
Insights / Research BriefFeb 27, 2024

A Commitment Rule for Insolvency Forum

Anthony J. Casey, Aurelio Gurrea-Martínez, Robert K. Rasmussen
Insights / Research BriefFeb 21, 2024

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Algorithms

Jens Ludwig, Sendhil Mullainathan, Ashesh Rambachan
Insights / Research BriefFeb 19, 2024

Blinded Versus Unblinded Review: A Field Study Comparing the Equity of Peer-Review

Timothy J. Pleskac, Ellie Kyung, Gretchen Chapman, Oleg Urminsky
Insights / Research BriefFeb 01, 2024

Quantifying the Social Value of a Universal COVID-19 Vaccine and Incentivizing Its Development

Rachel Glennerster, Thomas Kelly, Claire T. McMahon, Christopher M. Snyder
Insights / Research BriefJan 25, 2024

How Do Consumers Use Firm Disclosure? Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

Sinja Leonelli, Maximilian Muhn, Thomas Rauter, Gurpal Sran