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, Development Innovation Lab Jun 20, 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 Apr 11, 2022

Pandemic-Era Uncertainty

Brent Meyer, Emil Mihaylov, Jose Maria Barrero, Steven J. Davis, David Altig, Nicholas Bloom
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Feb 2, 2022

State-Level Economic Policy Uncertainty

Scott R. Baker, Steven J. Davis, Jeffrey A. Levy
Topics:  COVID-19
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 20, 2022

The Expected, Perceived, and Realized Inflation of U.S. Households before and during the COVID19 Pandemic

Michael Weber, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Olivier Coibion
Topics:  COVID-19, Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Jan 7, 2022

Using Household Rosters from Survey Data to Estimate All-cause Mortality during COVID in India

Anup Malani, Sabareesh Ramachandran
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Dec 17, 2021

Inequality in India Declined during COVID

Arpit Gupta, Anup Malani, Bartosz Woda
Topics:  COVID-19, Economic Mobility & Poverty