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 Jun 10, 2021

Could Vaccine Dose Stretching Reduce COVID-19 Deaths?

Witold Więcek, Amrita Ahuja, Michael Kremer, Alexandre Simoes Gomes, Christopher M. Snyder, Alex Tabarrok, Brandon Joel Tan
Topics:  COVID-19, Health care
BFI Working Paper May 31, 2021

Science Skepticism Reduces Compliance with COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place Policies

Adam Brzezinski, Valentin Kecht, David Van Dijcke, Austin Wright
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper May 6, 2021

Work from Home & Productivity: Evidence from Personnel & Analytics Data on IT Professionals

Michael Gibbs, Friederike Mengel, Christoph Siemroth
Topics:  Technology & Innovation, COVID-19, Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Apr 23, 2021

Financial Fragility in the COVID-19 Crisis: The Case of Investment Funds in Corporate Bond Markets

Antonio Falato, Itay Goldstein, Ali Hortaçsu
Topics:  COVID-19, Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Apr 22, 2021

The Backward Art of Slowing the Spread? Congregation Efficiencies during COVID-19

Casey Mulligan
Topics:  Health care, COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Apr 22, 2021

Why Working From Home Will Stick

Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis
Topics:  COVID-19, Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Apr 20, 2021

The impact of domestic travel bans on COVID-19 is nonlinear in their duration

Fiona Burlig, Anant Sudarshan, Garrison Schlauch
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Apr 20, 2021

Macroeconomic Dynamics and Reallocation in an Epidemic: Evaluating the “Swedish Solution”

Dirk Krüger, Harald Uhlig, Taojun Xie
Topics:  COVID-19