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 17, 2020

Do Employees Benefit from Worker Representation on Corporate Boards?

Christine Blandhol, Magne Mogstad, Peter Nilsson, Ola L.Vestad
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 Nov 9, 2020

Productivity Shocks, Long-Term Contracts and Earnings Dynamics

Neele Balke, Thibaut Lamadon
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Sep 8, 2020

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

Ivan A. Canay, Magne Mogstad, Jack Mountjoy
BFI Working Paper Sep 8, 2020

Reservation Wages and Workers’ Valuation of Job Flexibility: Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment

Kuan-Ming Chen, Ning Ding, John List, Magne Mogstad
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 31, 2020

Imperfect Competition and Rents in Labor and Product Markets: The Case of the Construction Industry

Kory Kroft, Yao Luo, Magne Mogstad, Bradley Setzler
BFI Working Paper Jul 20, 2020

Policy Evaluation with Multiple Instrumental Variables

Magne Mogstad, Alexander Torgovitsky, Christopher R. Walters