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.
Filter by
BFI Working Paper Jan 21, 2022

Vaccine Allocation Priorities Using Disease Surveillance and Economic Data

Anup Malani, Satej Soman, Sabareesh Ramachandran, Alice Chen, Darius Lakdawalla
Topics:  COVID-19, Health care
BFI Working Paper Dec 20, 2021

Peltzman Revisited: Quantifying 21st Century Opportunity Costs of FDA Regulation

Casey Mulligan
Topics:  Health care
BFI Working Paper Dec 17, 2021

Effect of Health Insurance in India: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Anup Malani, Phoebe Holtzman, Kosuke Imai, Cynthia Kinnan, Morgen Miller, Shailender Swaminathan, Alessandra Voena, Bartosz Woda, Gabriella Conti
Topics:  Health care
BFI Working Paper Nov 8, 2021

The Anatomy of a Hospital System Merger: The Patient Did Not Respond Well to Treatment

Martin Gaynor, Adam Sacarny, Raffaella Sadun, Chad Syverson, Shruthi Venkatesh
Topics:  Health care
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