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 Nov 30, 2020

Special Deals from Special Investors: The Rise of State-Connected Private Owners in China

Chong-En Bai, Chang-Tai Hsieh, Zheng Song, Xin Wang
BFI Working Paper Sep 3, 2020

Measuring the Cost of Living in Mexico and the US

David Argente, Chang-Tai Hsieh, Munseob Lee
BFI Working Paper Jul 21, 2020

The Cost of Privacy: Welfare Effects of the Disclosure of COVID-19 Cases

David Argente, Chang-Tai Hsieh, Munseob Lee
Topics:  COVID-19
White Paper Jun 19, 2020

Post-Lockdown Economic Recovery in China: April and May

Qin Chen, Zhiguo He, Chang-Tai Hsieh, Zheng Michael Song
Topics:  COVID-19
White Paper Apr 27, 2020

Post-Lockdown Economic Recovery in China: February and March

Qin Chen, Zhiguo He, Chang-Tai Hsieh, Zheng Michael Song
Topics:  COVID-19
White Paper Apr 15, 2020

Guidance on Standstill Implementation

Patrick Bolton, Lee C. Buchheit, Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, Mitu Gulati, Chang-Tai Hsieh, Ugo Panizza
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Nov 18, 2019

A Global View of Creative Destruction

Chang-Tai Hsieh, Peter J. Klenow, Ishan B. Nath
Topics:  Technology & Innovation, Industrial Organization
BFI Working Paper Oct 16, 2019

Grasp the Large, Let Go of the Small: The Transformation of the State Sector in China

Chang-Tai Hsieh, Zheng (Michael) Song