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 9, 2024

Does Nothing Stop a Bullet Like a Job? The Effects of Income on Crime

Jens Ludwig, Kevin Schnepel
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Jul 28, 2023

Doing Business Far from Home: Multinational Firms and Labor Market Outcomes in Saudi Arabia

Alessandra González, Xianglong Kong
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Mar 22, 2023

Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Empowering Female Entrepreneurs through Female Mentors

Frank Germann, Stephen J. Anderson, Pradeep K. Chintagunta, Naufel Vilcassim
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Mar 20, 2023

How Are Gender Norms Perceived?

Leonardo Bursztyn, Alexander W. Cappelen, Bertil Tungodden, Alessandra Voena, David Yanagizawa-Drott
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Feb 16, 2023

Customer Discrimination in the Workplace: Evidence from Online Sales

Erin Kelley, Gregory Lane, Matthew Pecenco, Edward Rubin
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Jun 10, 2022

Does Information Affect Homophily?

Yana Gallen, Melanie Wasserman
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Apr 4, 2022

Dads and Daughters: Disentangling Altruism and Investment Motives for Spending on Children

Rebecca Dizon-Ross, Seema Jayachandran
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Mar 28, 2022

Mentorship and Role Modeling, In and Out of the House: Evidence from High School Girls in Saudi Arabia

Alessandra González, Inmaculada Macias-Alonso, Jennifer Peck
Topics:  Employment & Wages