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 Jul 6, 2022

On the Use of Outcome Tests for Detecting Bias in Decision Making

Ivan A. Canay, Magne Mogstad, Jack Mountjoy
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper, Development Innovation Lab Jul 5, 2022

Expanding Capacity for Vaccines Against Covid-19 and Future Pandemics: A Review of Economic Issues

Susan Athey, Juan Camilo Castillo, Esha Chaudhuri, Michael Kremer, Alexandre Simoes Gomes, Christopher M. Snyder
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Jul 5, 2022

Price Setting with Strategic Complementarities as a Mean Field Game

Fernando Alvarez, Francesco Lippi, Takis Souganidis
Topics:  Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Jul 5, 2022

Trade Policy and Global Sourcing: An Efficiency Rationale for Tariff Escalation

Pol Antràs, Teresa C. Fort, Agustín Gutiérrez, Felix Tintelnot
Topics:  Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Jul 5, 2022

Data and Welfare in Credit Markets

Mark Jansen, Fabian Nagel, Constantine Yannelis, Anthony Lee Zhang
Topics:  Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Jul 5, 2022

Community Colleges and Upward Mobility

Jack Mountjoy
Topics:  Higher Education & Workforce Training
BFI Working Paper Jun 29, 2022

Political Adverse Selection

Leonardo Bursztyn, Jonathan Kolstad, Aakaash Rao, Pietro Tebaldi, Noam Yuchtman
Topics:  Health care
BFI Working Paper Jun 28, 2022

Gang Rule: Understanding and Countering Criminal Governance

Christopher Blattman, Gustavo Duncan, Benjamin Lessing, Santiago Tobón
Topics:  Development Economics