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 Apr 11, 2022

Tax Aversion and the Social Contract in Africa

James Robinson
Topics:  Development Economics, Fiscal Studies
BFI Working Paper Feb 21, 2022

The Economic Effects of the English Parliamentary Enclosures

Leander Heldring, James Robinson, Sebastian Vollmer
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Jan 25, 2022

The Second World War, Inequality and the Social Contract in England

Leander Heldring, James Robinson, Parker J. Whitfill
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Jul 13, 2021

Non-Modernization: Power-Culture Trajectories and the Dynamics of Political Institutions

Daron Acemoglu, James Robinson
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper May 24, 2021

Culture, Institutions and Social Equilibria: A Framework

Daron Acemoglu, James Robinson
Topics:  Uncategorized