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 Mar 29, 2021

Forgone Investment: Civil Conflict and Agricultural Credit in Colombia

Nicolás de Roux, Luis Martínez
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Mar 27, 2020

Building Resilient Health Systems: Experimental Evidence from Sierra Leone and the 2014 Ebola Outbreak

Darin Christensen, Oeindrila Dube, Johannes Haushofer, Bilal Siddiqi, Maarten Voors
Topics:  Health care, COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Jan 31, 2020

Spillover Impacts on Education from Employment Guarantees

Anjali Adukia
Topics:  Early Childhood Education, Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages, Health care, K-12 Education
BFI Working Paper Oct 30, 2019

How Effective Are Monetary Incentives to Vote? Evidence from a Nationwide Policy

Mariella Gonzales, Gianmarco León Ciliotta, Luis Martínez
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Sep 10, 2019

Eat Widely, Vote Wisely? Lessons from a Campaign Against Vote Buying in Uganda

Christopher Blattman, Horacio Larreguy, Benjamin Marx, Otis Reid
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Aug 9, 2019

The Geography of Dictatorship and Support for Democracy

Maria Angélica Bautista, Felipe González, Luis Martínez, Pablo Muñoz, Mounu Prem
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Jan 15, 2019

Place Based Interventions at Scale: The Direct and Spillover Effects of Policing and City Services on Crime

Christopher Blattman, Donald Green, Daniel Ortega, Santiago Tobon
Topics:  Uncategorized