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 23, 2021

Competition and Selection in Credit Markets

Constantine Yannelis, Anthony Lee Zhang
Topics:  Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Apr 14, 2021

The Distributional Effects of Student Loan Forgiveness

Sylvain Catherine, Constantine Yannelis
Topics:  Higher Education & Workforce Training
BFI Working Paper Feb 13, 2021

Does Private Equity Investment in Healthcare Benefit Patients? Evidence from Nursing Homes

Atul Gupta, Sabrina T. Howell, Constantine Yannelis, Abhinav Gupta
Topics:  Health care, Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Nov 16, 2020

Did the Paycheck Protection Program Hit the Target?

Joao Granja, Christos Makridis, Constantine Yannelis, Eric Zwick
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Oct 12, 2020

Human Capital Depreciation

Michael Dinerstein, Rigissa Megalokonomou , Constantine Yannelis
Topics:  K-12 Education, Employment & Wages, Higher Education & Workforce Training
BFI Working Paper Sep 15, 2020

Income, Liquidity, and the Consumption Response to the 2020 Economic Stimulus Payments

Scott R. Baker, R.A. Farrokhnia, Steffen Meyer, Michaela Pagel, Constantine Yannelis
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Aug 30, 2020

Epidemic Responses Under Uncertainty

Michael Barnett, Greg Buchak, Constantine Yannelis
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Mar 31, 2020

How Does Household Spending Respond to an Epidemic? Consumption During the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic

Scott R. Baker, R.A. Farrokhnia, Steffen Meyer, Michaela Pagel, Constantine Yannelis
Topics:  COVID-19