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 6, 2021

Work from Home & Productivity: Evidence from Personnel & Analytics Data on IT Professionals

Michael Gibbs, Friederike Mengel, Christoph Siemroth
Topics:  Technology & Innovation, COVID-19, Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Jan 8, 2021

COVID-19 Shifted Patent Applications toward Technologies that Support Working from Home

Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis, Yulia Zhestkova
Topics:  COVID-19, Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Jan 4, 2021

Comparing Conventional and Machine-Learning Approaches to Risk Assessment in Domestic Abuse Cases

Jeffrey Grogger, Sean Gupta, Ria Ivandic, Tom Kirchmaier
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Dec 21, 2020

Measuring Racial Discrimination in Algorithms

David Arnold, Will Dobbie, Peter Hull
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Dec 14, 2020

Cybersecurity Risk

Chris Florakis, Christodoulos Louca, Roni Michaely, Michael Weber
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Nov 30, 2020

Consumer Surplus of Alternative Payment Methods: Paying Uber with Cash

Fernando Alvarez, David Argente
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Oct 16, 2020

How Well Generative Adversarial Networks Learn Distributions

Tengyuan Liang
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Oct 16, 2020

Estimating Certain Integral Probability Metrics (IPMs) Is as Hard as Estimating under the IPMs

Tengyuan Liang
Topics:  Technology & Innovation