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 Jun 29, 2021

The Heterogeneous Value of a Statistical Life: Evidence from U.S. Army Reenlistment Decisions

Kyle Greenberg, Michael Greenstone, Stephen P. Ryan, Michael Yankovich
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Feb 15, 2021

China’s War on Pollution: Evidence from the First Five Years

Michael Greenstone, Guojun He, Shanjun Li, Eric Zou
Topics:  Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper Jan 15, 2021

Indoor Air Quality, Information, and Socio-Economic Status: Evidence from Delhi

Michael Greenstone, Kenneth Lee, Harshil Sahai
Topics:  Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper Jan 14, 2021

Updating the United States Government’s Social Cost of Carbon

Tamma Carleton, Michael Greenstone
Topics:  Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper Nov 3, 2020

Do Renewable Portfolio Standards Deliver Cost-Effective Carbon Abatement?

Michael Greenstone, Ishan Nath
Topics:  Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper Jun 29, 2020

Can Technology Solve the Principal-Agent Problem? Evidence from China’s War on Air Pollution

Michael Greenstone, Guojun He, Ruixue Jia, Tong Liu
Topics:  Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper May 15, 2020

Job Loss and Behavioral Change: The Unprecedented Effects of the India Lockdown in Delhi

Kenneth Lee, Harshil Sahai, Patrick Baylis, Michael Greenstone
Topics:  COVID-19, Employment & Wages, Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper Mar 25, 2020

Does Social Distancing Matter?

Michael Greenstone, Vishan Nigam
Topics:  COVID-19