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 Sep 14, 2021

The Evidence Base on the Impact of Price Controls on Medical Innovation

Tomas Philipson, Troy Durie
Topics:  Health care
BFI Working Paper Jul 27, 2021

Prevalence of COVID-19 in Rural Versus Urban Areas in a Low-Income Country: Findings from a State-Wide Study in Karnataka, India

Manoj Mohanan, Anup Malani, Kaushik Krishnan, Anu Acharya
Topics:  Health care, COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Jul 12, 2021

A Denial a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Abe Dunn, Joshua Gottlieb, Adam Shapiro, Daniel J. Sonnenstuhl, Pietro Tebaldi
Topics:  Health care
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 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 Mar 29, 2021

The Value of Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance

Casey Mulligan
Topics:  Health care
BFI Working Paper Feb 13, 2021

Does Private Equity Investment in Healthcare Benefit Patients? Evidence from Nursing Homes

Atul Gupta, Sabrina T. Howell, Constantine Yannelis, Abhinav Gupta
Topics:  Health care, Financial Markets