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 Nov 17, 2022

On the Geographic Implications of Carbon Taxes

Bruno Conte, Klaus Desmet, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
Topics:  Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper Oct 5, 2022

Does the Squeaky Wheel Get More Grease? The Direct and Indirect Effects of Citizen Participation on Environmental Governance in China

Mark Buntaine, Michael Greenstone, Guojun He, Mengdi Liu, Shaoda Wang, Bing Zhang
Topics:  Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper Sep 16, 2022

Choosing Who Chooses: Selection-Driven Targeting in Energy Rebate Programs

Takanori Ida, Takunori Ishihara, Koichiro Ito, Daido Kido, Toru Kitagawa, Shosei Sakaguchi, Shusaku Sasaki
Topics:  Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper Jul 18, 2022

Carbon Pricing, Clean Electricity Standards, and Clean Electricity Subsidies on the Path to Zero Emissions

Severin Borenstein, Ryan Kellogg
Topics:  Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper May 19, 2022

The Dynamic Impact of Market Integration: Evidence from Renewable Energy Expansion in Chile

Luis E. Gonzales, Koichiro Ito, Mar Reguant
Topics:  Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper May 16, 2022

Climate Change and Individual Behavior

René Bernard, Panagiota Tzamourani, Michael Weber
Topics:  Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper May 5, 2022

Local Carbon Policy

José-Luis Cruz, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
Topics:  Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper Jan 3, 2022

Blackouts in the Developing World: The Role of Wholesale Electricity Markets

Akshaya Jha, Louis Preonas, Fiona Burlig
Topics:  Energy & Environment