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 2, 2021

Business Continuity Insurance in the Next Disaster

Samuel Hanson, Adi Sunderam, Eric Zwick
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Dec 2, 2021

Selection in Surveys

Deniz Dutz, Ingrid Huitfeldt, Santiago Lacouture, Magne Mogstad, Alexander Torgovitsky, Winnie van Dijk
Topics:  Employment & Wages, COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Nov 29, 2021

Empirical Perspectives on Auctions

Ali Hortaçsu, Isabelle Perrigne
Topics:  Industrial Organization
BFI Working Paper Nov 29, 2021

Optimal Unilateral Carbon Policy

Samuel Kortum, David A. Weisbach
Topics:  Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper Nov 23, 2021

Empirical Investigation of a Sufficient Statistic for Monetary Shocks

Fernando Alvarez, Andrea Ferrara, Erwan Gautier, Hervé Le Bihan, Francesco Lippi
Topics:  Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Nov 23, 2021

Organizational Structure and Pricing: Evidence from a Large U.S. Airline

Ali Hortaçsu, Olivia R. Natan, Hayden Parsley, Timothy Schwieg, Kevin R. Williams
Topics:  Industrial Organization
BFI Working Paper Nov 18, 2021

An Economic Model of Consensus on Distributed Ledgers

Hanna Halaburda, Zhiguo He, Jiasun Li
Topics:  Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Nov 16, 2021

Converging to Convergence

Michael Kremer, Jack Willis, Yang You
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty