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 Dec 9, 2022

High-Frequency Location Data Shows That Race Affects the Likelihood of Being Stopped and Fined for Speeding

Pradhi Aggarwal, Alec Brandon, Ariel Goldszmidt, Justin Holz, John List, Ian Muir, Gregory Sun, Thomas Yu
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Nov 30, 2022

Man vs. Machine: Technological Promise and Political Limits of Automated Regulation Enforcement

Oliver R. Browne, Ludovica Gazze, Michael Greenstone, Olga Rostapshova
Topics:  Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper Nov 28, 2022

Inflation Hedging on Main Street? Evidence from Retail TIPS Fund Flows

Stefan Nagel, Zhen Yan
Topics:  Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Nov 28, 2022

Risk, Ambiguity, and Misspecification: Decision Theory, Robust Control, and Statistics

Lars Peter Hansen, Thomas J. Sargent
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Nov 28, 2022

Internal Adjustment Costs of Firm-Specific Factors and the Neoclassical Theory of the Firm

V. K. Chetty, James Heckman
Topics:  Industrial Organization
BFI Working Paper Nov 18, 2022

Measuring Religion from Behavior: Climate Shocks and Religious Adherence in Afghanistan

Oeindrila Dube, Joshua E. Blumenstock, Michael Callen
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Nov 17, 2022

On the Geographic Implications of Carbon Taxes

Bruno Conte, Klaus Desmet, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
Topics:  Energy & Environment