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 Mar 27, 2024

Marginal Returns to Public Universities

Jack Mountjoy
Topics:  Higher Education & Workforce Training
BFI Working Paper Feb 19, 2024

English Language Requirement and Educational Inequality: Evidence from 16 Million College Applicants in China

Hongbin Li, Lingsheng Meng, Kai Mu, Shaoda Wang
Topics:  Higher Education & Workforce Training
BFI Working Paper Feb 5, 2024

Experimental Estimates of College Coaching on Postsecondary Re-enrollment

Lesley Turner, Oded Gurantz
Topics:  Higher Education & Workforce Training
BFI Working Paper Sep 11, 2023

A Cognitive View of Policing

Oeindrila Dube, Sandy Jo MacArthur, Anuj K. Shah
Topics:  Higher Education & Workforce Training
BFI Working Paper Jun 20, 2023

The Value of Student Debt Relief and the Role of Administrative Barriers: Evidence from the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program

Brian Jacob, Damon Jones, Benjamin J. Keys
Topics:  Fiscal Studies, Higher Education & Workforce Training
BFI Working Paper May 8, 2023

Debt Moratoria: Evidence from Student Loan Forbearance

Michael Dinerstein, Constantine Yannelis, Ching-Tse Chen
Topics:  Fiscal Studies, Higher Education & Workforce Training
BFI Working Paper Oct 25, 2022

When Information Conflicts with Obligations: the Role of Motivated Cognition

Ao Wang, Shaoda Wang, Xiaoyang Ye
Topics:  Higher Education & Workforce Training
BFI Working Paper Aug 23, 2022

The Impact of Team Incentives on Performance in Graduate School: Evidence from Two Pilot RCTs

John List, Rohen Shah
Topics:  Higher Education & Workforce Training