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 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
BFI Working Paper Sep 25, 2019

Prices and Promotions in U.S. Retail Markets: Evidence from Big Data

Gunter J. Hitsch, Ali Hortaçsu, Xiliang Lin
Topics:  Industrial Organization
BFI Working Paper Apr 18, 2019

The Production, Relocation, and Price Effects of US Trade Policy: The Case of Washing Machines

Aaron Flaaen, Ali Hortaçsu, Felix Tintelnot
Topics:  Industrial Organization, Tax & Budget