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 Apr 18, 2024

Why Does Working from Home Vary Across Countries and People?

Pablo Zarate, Mathias Dolls, Steven J. Davis, Nicholas Bloom, Jose Maria Barrero, Cevat Giray Aksoy
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Apr 17, 2024

The Big Shift in Working Arrangements: Eight Ways Unusual

Steven J. Davis
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Feb 26, 2024

What Drives Inflation? Lessons from Disaggregated Price Data

Elisa Rubbo
Topics:  COVID-19, Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Jan 16, 2024

Quantifying the Social Value of a Universal COVID-19 Vaccine and Incentivizing Its Development

Rachel Glennerster, Thomas Kelly, Claire McMahon, Christopher Snyder
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Nov 6, 2023

Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts: Aggregate vs. Aggregated Inflation Expectations

Alexander Dietrich, Edward S. Knotek II, Kristian O. Myrseth, Robert W. Rich, Raphael Schoenle, Michael Weber
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Aug 25, 2023

Spending and Job-Finding Impacts of Expanded Unemployment Benefits: Evidence from Administrative Micro Data

Peter Ganong, Fiona Greig, Pascal Noel, Daniel M. Sullivan, Joseph S. Vavra
Topics:  Employment & Wages, COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Jun 12, 2023

Calculating the Costs and Benefits of Advance Preparations for Future Pandemics

Rachel Glennerster, Christopher M. Snyder, Brandon Joel Tan
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Jun 5, 2023

Long Social Distancing

Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis
Topics:  COVID-19, Employment & Wages