BFI Working Papers

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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 Nov 15, 2023

Does the World Free Ride on US Pledges to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions? Evidence from the Paris Climate Agreement

Trevor Houser, Kate Larsen, Michael Greenstone
Topics:  Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper Aug 29, 2023

Does the Squeaky Wheel Get More Grease? The Direct and Indirect Effects of Citizen Participation on Environmental Governance in China

Mark Buntaine, Michael Greenstone, Guojun He, Mengdi Liu, Shaoda Wang, Bing Zhang
Topics:  Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper Jun 10, 2023

On the Use of Outcome Tests for Detecting Bias in Decision Making

Ivan A. Canay, Magne Mogstad, Jack Mountjoy
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Jun 2, 2023

Micro- and Macroeconomic Impacts of a Place-Based Industrial Policy

Enghin Atalay, Ali Hortaçsu, Mustafa Runyun, Chad Syverson, Mehmet Fatih Ulu
Topics:  Industrial Organization
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 Feb 27, 2023

Endogenous Production Networks with Fixed Costs

Emmanuel Dhyne, Ken Kikkawa, Xianglong Kong, Magne Mogstad, Felix Tintelnot
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Feb 13, 2023

Covariate Adjustment in Experiments with Matched Pairs

Yuehao Bai, Liang Jiang, Joseph P. Romano, Azeem Shaikh, Yichong Zhang
Topics:  Uncategorized