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 May 16, 2022

The Subjective Inflation Expectations of Households and Firms: Measurement, Determinants, and Implications

Michael Weber, Francesco D’Acunto, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Olivier Coibion
Topics:  Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper May 2, 2022

Monetary Policy, Redistribution, and Risk Premia

Rohan Kekre, Moritz Lenel
Topics:  Monetary Policy, Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Mar 17, 2022

What Do the Data Tell Us About Inflation Expectations?

Francesco D'Acunto, Ulrike Malmendier, Michael Weber
Topics:  Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Jan 21, 2022

The Lasting Influence of Robert E. Lucas on Chicago Economics

Harald Uhlig
Topics:  Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Jan 20, 2022

The Expected, Perceived, and Realized Inflation of U.S. Households before and during the COVID19 Pandemic

Michael Weber, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Olivier Coibion
Topics:  COVID-19, Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Jan 12, 2022

Inclusive Monetary Policy: How Tight Labor Markets Facilitate Broad-Based Employment Growth

Nittai K. Bergman, David Matsa, Michael Weber
Topics:  Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Jan 10, 2022

Policy Uncertainty in Japan

Elif C. Arbatli, Steven J. Davis, Arata Ito, Naoko Miake
Topics:  Financial Markets, Monetary Policy