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 Mar 28, 2024

Bourbon Reforms and State Capacity in the Spanish Empire

Giorgio Chiovelli, Leopoldo Fergusson, Luis Martínez, Juan David Torres, Felipe Valencia Caicedo
Topics:  Tax & Budget
BFI Working Paper Feb 2, 2024

Fiscal Rules, Austerity in Public Administration, and Political Accountability: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Colombia

Maria Carreri, Luis Martínez
Topics:  Development Economics, Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Sep 11, 2023

The Intergenerational Transmission of Higher Education: Evidence from the 1973 Coup in Chile

Maria Angélica Bautista, Felipe González, Luis Martínez, Pablo Muñoz, Mounu Prem
Topics:  Development Economics
BFI Working Paper Sep 11, 2023

Dictatorship, Higher Education and Social Mobility

Maria Angélica Bautista, Felipe González, Luis Martínez, Pablo Muñoz, Mounu Prem
Topics:  Development Economics
BFI Working Paper Sep 11, 2023

Higher Education and Mortality: Legacies of an Authoritarian College Contraction

Felipe González, Luis Martínez, Pablo Muñoz, Mounu Prem
Topics:  Development Economics
BFI Working Paper Jul 7, 2021

How Much Should We Trust the Dictator’s GDP Growth Estimates?

Luis Martínez
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Apr 20, 2021

A Glimpse of Freedom: Allied Occupation and Political Resistance in East Germany

Luis Martínez, Jonas Jessen, Guo Xu
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Mar 29, 2021

Uncertainty, Peace, and Investment: Evidence from Credit Microdata in Colombia

Nicolás de Roux, Luis Martínez
Topics:  Uncategorized