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 Oct 19, 2022

In Victory or Defeat: Consumption Responses to Wealth Shocks

Alex Imas, Tse-Chun Lin, Yan Luo, Xiaohuan Wang
Topics:  Financial Markets, Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Oct 4, 2022

Know Your Customer: Informed Trading by Banks

Rainer Haselmann, Christian Leuz, Sebastian Schreiber
Topics:  Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Sep 7, 2022

Industrial Land Discount in China: A Public Finance Perspective

Zhiguo He, Scott Nelson, Yang Su, Anthony Lee Zhang, Fudong Zhang
Topics:  Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Aug 23, 2022

Broadband Internet and the Stock Market Investments of Individual Investors

Hans K. Hvide, Tom G. Meling, Magne Mogstad, Ola L. Vestad
Topics:  Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Aug 23, 2022

What do Treasury Bond Risks Say about Supply and Demand Shocks?

Carolin Pflueger
Topics:  Monetary Policy, Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Aug 22, 2022

Investor Experience Matters: Evidence from Generative Art Collections on the Blockchain

Sebeom Oh, Samuel Rosen, Anthony Lee Zhang
Topics:  Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Aug 20, 2022

Investing in Lending Technology: IT Spending in Banking

Zhiguo He, Sheila Jiang, Douglas Xu, Xiao Yin
Topics:  Financial Markets, Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Aug 8, 2022

When is Sovereign Debt Odious? A Theory of Government Repression, Growth Traps, and Growth Boosts

Viral V. Acharya, Raghuram Rajan, Jack Shim
Topics:  Fiscal Studies, Financial Markets