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 4, 2022

Does Entry Remedy Collusion? Evidence from the Generic Prescription Drug Cartel

Amanda Starc, Thomas Wollmann
Topics:  Industrial Organization, Health care
BFI Working Paper Nov 29, 2021

Empirical Perspectives on Auctions

Ali Hortaçsu, Isabelle Perrigne
Topics:  Industrial Organization
BFI Working Paper Nov 23, 2021

Organizational Structure and Pricing: Evidence from a Large U.S. Airline

Ali Hortaçsu, Olivia R. Natan, Hayden Parsley, Timothy Schwieg, Kevin R. Williams
Topics:  Industrial Organization
BFI Working Paper Sep 13, 2021

An Industrial Organization Perspective on Productivity

Jan De Loecker, Chad Syverson
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Aug 6, 2020

Investors’ Beliefs and Asset Prices: A Structural Model of Cryptocurrency Demand

Matteo Benetton, Giovanni Compiani
Topics:  Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Apr 25, 2020

Estimating the Fraction of Unreported Infections in Epidemics with a Known Epicenter: An Application to COVID-19

Ali Hortaçsu, Jiarui Liu, Timothy Schwieg
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Jan 21, 2020

Product Innovation, Product Diversification, and Firm Growth: Evidence from Japan’s Early Industrialization

Serguey Braguinsky, Atsushi Ohyama, Tetsuji Okazaki, Chad Syverson
Topics:  Industrial Organization
BFI Working Paper Oct 21, 2019

Design and Analysis of Cluster-Randomized Field Experiments in Panel Data Settings

Bharat K. Chandar, Ali Hortaçsu, John List, Ian Muir, Jeffrey M. Wooldridge
Topics:  Employment & Wages