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 2, 2020

Imperfect Competition, Compensating Differentials and Rent Sharing in the U.S. Labor Market

Thibaut Lamadon, Magne Mogstad, Bradley Setzler
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Aug 6, 2020

How Much Should We Trust Estimates of Firm Effects and Worker Sorting?

Stéphane Bonhomme, Kerstin Holzheu, Thibaut Lamadon, Elena Manresa, Magne Mogstad, Bradley Setzler
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Jul 16, 2020

Inference with Imperfect Randomization: The Case of the Perry Preschool Program

James Heckman, Rodrigo Pinto, Azeem Shaikh
Topics:  Early Childhood Education
BFI Working Paper Apr 23, 2019

Inference in Experiments with Matched Pairs

Yuehao Bai, Joseph P. Romano, Azeem Shaikh
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
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 May 1, 2018

Educational Assortative Mating and Household Income Inequality

Lasse Eika, Magne Mogstad, Basit Zafar
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Feb 21, 2018

Why do wealthy parents have wealthy children?

Andreas Fagereng, Magne Mogstad, Marte Rønning
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty