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 Oct 11, 2022

How Important Is Corporate Governance? Evidence from Machine Learning

Ian D. Gow, David F. Larcker, Anastasia A. Zakolyukina
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Sep 19, 2022

The Human Perils of Scaling Smart Technologies: Evidence from Field Experiments

Alec Brandon, Christopher M. Clapp, John List, Robert D. Metcalfe, Michael Price
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Sep 19, 2022

Can Stablecoins Be Stable?

Adrien d'Avernas, Vincent Maurin, Quentin Vandeweyer
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Aug 23, 2022

Estimating the Value of Offsite Data to Advertisers on Meta

Nils Wernerfelt, Anna Tuchman, Brad Shapiro, Robert Moakler
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Aug 20, 2022

Investing in Lending Technology: IT Spending in Banking

Zhiguo He, Sheila Jiang, Douglas Xu, Xiao Yin
Topics:  Financial Markets, Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Jun 27, 2022

The Economic Limits of Bitcoin and Anonymous, Decentralized Trust on the Blockchain

Eric Budish
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Jan 14, 2022

Experimental Entrepreneurs

David Galenson
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Jan 3, 2022

International Trade and Innovation

Ufuk Akcigit, Marc Melitz
Topics:  Technology & Innovation