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 3, 2020

Measuring the Labor Market at the Onset of the COVID-19 Crisis

Alexander W. Bartik, Marianne Bertrand, Feng Lin, Jesse Rothstein, Matthew Unrath
Topics:  COVID-19, Employment & Wages
White Paper Jul 8, 2020

How COVID-19 is Changing Americans’ Behaviors, Expectations, and Political Views

Marianne Bertrand, Guglielmo Briscese, Maddalena Grignani, Salma Nassar
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Apr 13, 2020

How Are Small Businesses Adjusting to COVID-19? Early Evidence from a Survey

Alexander W. Bartik, Marianne Bertrand, Zoë B. Cullen, Edward L. Glaeser, Michael Luca, Christopher T. Stanton
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Mar 12, 2019

Improving Educational Pathways to Social Mobility: Evidence from Norway’s “Reform 94”

Marianne Bertrand, Magne Mogstad, Jack Mountjoy
Topics:  Higher Education & Workforce Training
BFI Working Paper Jul 3, 2018

Coming apart? Cultural distances in the United States over time

Marianne Bertrand, Emir Kamenica
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Jun 5, 2018

The Glass Ceiling

Marianne Bertrand
Topics:  Employment & Wages, Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Oct 1, 2009

Information Disclosure, Cognitive Biases and Payday Borrowing

Marianne Bertrand, Adair Morse
Topics:  Employment & Wages, Industrial Organization, Financial Markets