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 Apr 8, 2021

On the Ends of the State: Stationary Bandits and the Time Horizon in Eastern Congo

Soeren J. Henn, Christian Mastaki Mugaruka, Miguel Ortiz, Raul Sanchez de la Sierra, David Qihang Wu
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Apr 6, 2021

Universal Prediction Band via Semi-Definite Programming

Tengyuan Liang
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Apr 2, 2021

Information Operations Increase Civilian Security Cooperation

Konstantin Sonin, Austin Wright
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Mar 29, 2021

Forgone Investment: Civil Conflict and Agricultural Credit in Colombia

Nicolás de Roux, Luis Martínez
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Mar 28, 2021

Body-Worn Cameras in Policing: Benefits and Costs

Morgan C. Williams Jr., Nathan Weil, Elizabeth A. Rasich, Jens Ludwig, Hye Chang, Sophia Egrari
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Mar 28, 2021

Millennials and the Take-Off of Craft Brands: Preference Formation in the U.S. Beer Industry

Bart J. Bronnenberg, Jean-Pierre Dubé, Joonhwi Joo
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BFI Working Paper Mar 25, 2021

The Effect of Macroeconomic Uncertainty on Household Spending

Olivier Coibion, Dimitris Georgarakos, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Geoff Kenny, Michael Weber
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BFI Working Paper Feb 19, 2021

“Drive and Wave”: The Response to LAPD Police Reforms After Rampart

Canice Prendergast
Topics:  Uncategorized