BFI Working Papers

Sharing research in progress—and refining it through rigorous discussion and debate—is a hallmark of scholarship at the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics.
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BFI Working Paper Jun 22, 2021

Explaining the Income and Consumption Effects of COVID in India

Arpit Gupta, Anup Malani, Bartek Woda
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Jun 22, 2021

Option-Implied Spreads and Option Risk Premia

Christopher L. Culp, Mihir Gandhi, Yoshio Nozawa, Pietro Veronesi
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Jun 18, 2021

Dissecting Green Returns

Lubos Pastor, Robert F. Stambaugh, Lucian A. Taylor
Topics:  Financial Markets, Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper Jun 18, 2021

Aid Fragmentation and Corruption

Travers B. Child, Austin Wright, Yun Xiao
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Jun 18, 2021

The Macroeconomics of the Greek Depression

Rohan Kekre, Gabriel Chodorow-Reich, Loukas Karabarbounis
Topics:  Tax & Budget
BFI Working Paper Jun 16, 2021

Stock Prices and Economic Activity in the Time of Coronavirus

Steven J. Davis, Dingqian Liu, Xuguang Simon Sheng
Topics:  COVID-19, Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Jun 10, 2021

Could Vaccine Dose Stretching Reduce COVID-19 Deaths?

Witold Więcek, Amrita Ahuja, Michael Kremer, Alexandre Simoes Gomes, Christopher M. Snyder, Alex Tabarrok, Brandon Joel Tan
Topics:  COVID-19, Health care
BFI Working Paper Jun 3, 2021

Family Background, Neighborhoods and Intergenerational Mobility

Magne Mogstad, Gaute Torsvik
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty