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 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
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