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 Jan 2, 2024

The Impact of a Prototypical Home Visiting Program on Child Skills

Jin Zhou, James Heckman, Bei Liu, Mai Lu
Topics:  Early Childhood Education
BFI Working Paper Dec 20, 2023

Dealing with Imperfect Randomization: Inference for the HighScope Perry Preschool Program

James Heckman, Rodrigo Pinto, Azeem Shaikh
Topics:  Early Childhood Education
BFI Working Paper Dec 1, 2023

Econometric Causality: The Central Role of Thought Experiments

James Heckman, Rodrigo Pinto
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Oct 12, 2023

Intergenerational Transmission of Inequality: Maternal Endowments, Investments, and Birth Outcomes

Sadegh Eshaghnia, James Heckman
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Sep 30, 2023

The Economic Approach to Personality, Character and Virtue

James Heckman, Bridget Galaty, Haihan Tian
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Jun 12, 2023

Pricing Neighborhoods

Sadegh Eshaghnia, James Heckman, Goya Razavi
Topics:  Early Childhood Education, K-12 Education
BFI Working Paper May 18, 2023

Representation and Hesitancy in Population Health Research: Evidence from a COVID-19 Antibody Study

Deniz Dutz, Michael Greenstone, Ali Hortaçsu, Santiago Lacouture, Magne Mogstad, Azeem Shaikh, Alexander Torgovitsky, Winnie van Dijk
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Mar 31, 2023

Maximum Impact Intergenerational Associations

Sadegh Eshaghnia, James Heckman, Rasmus Landersø
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty