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 13, 2021

Outsourcing, Inequality and Aggregate Output

Adrien Bilal, Hugo Lhuillier
Topics:  Employment & Wages, Industrial Organization
BFI Working Paper Mar 17, 2020

Kill Zone

Sai Krishna Kamepalli, Raghuram Rajan, Luigi Zingales
Topics:  Industrial Organization
BFI Working Paper Mar 3, 2020

The Cost of Convenience: Ridehailing and Traffic Fatalities

John Barrios, Yael V. Hochberg, Hanyi Yi
Topics:  Technology & Innovation, Economic Mobility & Poverty, Industrial Organization
BFI Working Paper Jan 21, 2020

Product Innovation, Product Diversification, and Firm Growth: Evidence from Japan’s Early Industrialization

Serguey Braguinsky, Atsushi Ohyama, Tetsuji Okazaki, Chad Syverson
Topics:  Industrial Organization
BFI Working Paper Nov 18, 2019

A Global View of Creative Destruction

Chang-Tai Hsieh, Peter J. Klenow, Ishan B. Nath
Topics:  Technology & Innovation, Industrial Organization
BFI Working Paper Sep 25, 2019

Prices and Promotions in U.S. Retail Markets: Evidence from Big Data

Gunter J. Hitsch, Ali Hortaçsu, Xiliang Lin
Topics:  Industrial Organization
BFI Working Paper Sep 13, 2019

Synergizing Ventures

Ufuk Akcigit, Emin Dinlersoz, Jeremy Greenwood, Veronika Penciakova
Topics:  Industrial Organization, Technology & Innovation, Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Jun 17, 2019

The Industrial Revolution in Services

Chang-Tai Hsieh, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
Topics:  Industrial Organization