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 Jan 13, 2023

Time Savings When Working from Home

Cevat Giray Aksoy, Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis, Mathias Dolls, Pablo Zarate
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Oct 19, 2022

Instrumental Variables with Unordered Treatments: Theory and Evidence from Returns to Fields of Study

Eskil Heinesen, Christian Hvid, Lars Kirkebøen, Edwin Leuven, Magne Mogstad
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Oct 11, 2022

Long Social Distancing

Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis
Topics:  COVID-19, Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Sep 12, 2022

Working from Home Around the World

Cevat Giray Aksoy, Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis, Mathias Dolls, Pablo Zarate
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Aug 31, 2022

Facts and Fantasies about Wage Setting and Collective Bargaining

Manudeep Bhuller, Karl Ove Moene, Magne Mogstad, Ola L. Vestad
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Jul 12, 2022

The Distributional Impact of the Minimum Wage in the Short and Long Run

Erik Hurst, Patrick Kehoe, Elena Pastorino, Thomas Winberry
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Jul 6, 2022

On the Use of Outcome Tests for Detecting Bias in Decision Making

Ivan A. Canay, Magne Mogstad, Jack Mountjoy
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Jun 21, 2022

The Shift to Remote Work Lessens Wage-Growth Pressures

Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis, Brent Meyer, Emil Mihaylov
Topics:  Employment & Wages