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 Mar 1, 2021

Unemployment Insurance in Macroeconomic Stabilization

Rohan Kekre
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Feb 24, 2021

Uncertainty Spillovers for Markets and Policy

Lars Peter Hansen
Topics:  Energy & Environment, Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Feb 22, 2021

Fiscal Policy and Households’ Inflation Expectations: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial

Olivier Coibion, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Michael Weber
Topics:  Fiscal Studies
BFI Working Paper Feb 16, 2021

Informed Choices: Gender Gaps in Career Advice

Yana Gallen, Melanie Wasserman
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Feb 16, 2021

Evaluating Contradictory Experimental and Non-Experimental Estimates of Neighborhood Effects on Economic Outcomes for Adults

David J. Harding, Lisa Sanbonmatsu, Greg J. Duncan, Lisa A. Gennetian, Lawrence F. Katz, Ronald C. Kessler, Jeffrey R. Kling, Matthew Sciandra, Jens Ludwig
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Feb 15, 2021

China’s War on Pollution: Evidence from the First Five Years

Michael Greenstone, Guojun He, Shanjun Li, Eric Zou
Topics:  Energy & Environment