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 Jan 25, 2022

Liquidity, Liquidity Everywhere, not a Drop to Use: Why Flooding Banks with Central Bank Reserves May Not Expand Liquidity

Viral V Acharya, Raghuram Rajan
Topics:  Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Jan 25, 2022

The Second World War, Inequality and the Social Contract in England

Leander Heldring, James Robinson, Parker J. Whitfill
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Jan 25, 2022

Understanding the Ownership Structure of Corporate Bonds

Ralph Koijen, Motohiro Yogo
Topics:  Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Jan 21, 2022

When is TSLS Actually LATE?

Christine Blandhol, John Bonney, Magne Mogstad, Alexander Torgovitsky
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Jan 21, 2022

Information versus Investment

Stephen J. Terry, Toni M. Whited, Anastasia A. Zakolyukina
Topics:  Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Jan 21, 2022

Vaccine Allocation Priorities Using Disease Surveillance and Economic Data

Anup Malani, Satej Soman, Sabareesh Ramachandran, Alice Chen, Darius Lakdawalla
Topics:  COVID-19, Health care
BFI Working Paper Jan 21, 2022

The Lasting Influence of Robert E. Lucas on Chicago Economics

Harald Uhlig
Topics:  Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Jan 21, 2022

Should We Have Automatic Triggers for Unemployment Benefit Duration and How Costly Would They Be?

Gabriel Chodorow-Reich, Peter Ganong, Jonathan Gruber
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty