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 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 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 Nov 30, 2022

Man vs. Machine: Technological Promise and Political Limits of Automated Regulation Enforcement

Oliver R. Browne, Ludovica Gazze, Michael Greenstone, Olga Rostapshova
Topics:  Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper Nov 12, 2021

Updating the United States Government’s Social Cost of Carbon

Tamma Carleton, Michael Greenstone
Topics:  Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper Sep 30, 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