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 Jan 18, 2023

Rationing Medicine Through Bureaucracy: Authorization Restrictions in Medicare

Zarek Brot-Goldberg, Samantha Burn, Timothy Layton, Boris Vabson
Topics:  Health care
BFI Working Paper Jan 18, 2023

Achieving Universal Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: Addressing Market Failures or Providing a Social Floor?

Katherine Baicker, Amitabh Chandra, Mark Shepard
Topics:  Health care
BFI Working Paper Jul 27, 2022

Information Manipulation and Repression: A Theory and Evidence from the COVID Response in Russia

Natalia Lamberova, Konstantin Sonin
Topics:  Health care
BFI Working Paper Jul 14, 2022

The Value of Pharmacy Benefit Management

Casey Mulligan
Topics:  Health care
BFI Working Paper Jun 29, 2022

Political Adverse Selection

Leonardo Bursztyn, Jonathan Kolstad, Aakaash Rao, Pietro Tebaldi, Noam Yuchtman
Topics:  Health care
BFI Working Paper Apr 4, 2022

Does Entry Remedy Collusion? Evidence from the Generic Prescription Drug Cartel

Amanda Starc, Thomas Wollmann
Topics:  Industrial Organization, Health care
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