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 31, 2022

Civil Response to Government Alerts Declines During Russian Invasion of Ukraine

David Van Dijcke, Mark Polyak, Austin Wright
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Jul 27, 2022

Information Manipulation and Repression: A Theory and Evidence from the COVID Response in Russia

Natalia Lamberova, Konstantin Sonin
Topics:  Health care
BFI Working Paper Jul 14, 2022

The Real State: Inside The Congo’s Traffic Police Agency

Raul Sanchez de la Sierra, Kristof Titeca, Haoyang (Stan) Xie, Albert Malukisa Nkuku, Aimable A. Lameke
Topics:  Development Economics
BFI Working Paper Jun 29, 2022

Political Adverse Selection

Leonardo Bursztyn, Jonathan Kolstad, Aakaash Rao, Pietro Tebaldi, Noam Yuchtman
Topics:  Health care
BFI Working Paper Jun 27, 2022

Politics At Work

Emanuele Colonnelli, Valdemar Pinho Neto, Edoardo Teso
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Jun 22, 2022

Refugee Return and Conflict: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Christopher W. Blair, Austin Wright
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Jun 2, 2022

The Political Economics of Non-democracy

Georgy Egorov, Konstantin Sonin
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Mar 31, 2022

The Immigrant Next Door: Long-Term Contact, Generosity, and Prejudice

Leonardo Bursztyn, Thomas Chaney, Tarek A. Hassan, Aakaash Rao
Topics:  Uncategorized