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 Dec 9, 2022

High-Frequency Location Data Shows That Race Affects the Likelihood of Being Stopped and Fined for Speeding

Pradhi Aggarwal, Alec Brandon, Ariel Goldszmidt, Justin Holz, John List, Ian Muir, Gregory Sun, Thomas Yu
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Sep 19, 2022

The Human Perils of Scaling Smart Technologies: Evidence from Field Experiments

Alec Brandon, Christopher M. Clapp, John List, Robert D. Metcalfe, Michael Price
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Aug 23, 2022

The Impact of Team Incentives on Performance in Graduate School: Evidence from Two Pilot RCTs

John List, Rohen Shah
Topics:  Higher Education & Workforce Training
BFI Working Paper Oct 26, 2021

It All Starts with Beliefs: Addressing the Roots of Educational Inequities by Shifting Parental Beliefs

John List, Julie Pernaudet, Dana Suskind
Topics:  Early Childhood Education
BFI Working Paper May 24, 2021

How Experiments with Children Inform Economics

John List, Ragan Petrie, Anya Samek
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Dec 28, 2020

The Social Side of Early Human Capital Formation: Using a Field Experiment to Estimate the Causal Impact of Neighborhoods

John List, Fatemeh Momeni, Yves Zenou
Topics:  Early Childhood Education
BFI Working Paper Dec 14, 2020

The Value of Time in the United States: Estimates from Nationwide Natural Field Experiments

Ariel Goldszmidt, John List, Robert D. Metcalfe, Ian Muir, V. Kerry Smith, Jenny Wang
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Oct 16, 2020

Productivity Versus Motivation in Adolescent Human Capital Production: Evidence from a Structurally-Motivated Field Experiment

Christopher S. Cotton, Brent R. Hickman, John List, Joseph Price, Sutanuka Roy
Topics:  Early Childhood Education, K-12 Education