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 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
BFI Working Paper Jan 30, 2021

Preparing for a Pandemic: Accelerating Vaccine Availability

Amrita Ahuja, Susan Athey, Arthur Baker, Eric Budish, Juan Camilo Castillo, Rachel Glennerster, Scott Duke Kominers, Michael Kremer, Jean Lee, Canice Prendergast, Christopher M. Snyder, Alex Tabarrok, Brandon Joel Tan, Witold Wiecek
Topics:  COVID-19, Health care
BFI Working Paper Jan 11, 2021

The Behavioral Foundations of Default Effects: Theory and Evidence from Medicare Part D

Zarek Brot-Goldberg, Timothy Layton, Boris Vabson, Adelina Yanyue Wang
Topics:  Health care
BFI Working Paper Dec 7, 2020

Designing Advance Market Commitments for New Vaccines

Michael Kremer, Jonathan D. Levin, Christopher M. Snyder
Topics:  Health care, COVID-19