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 Aug 2, 2023

The Dictator’s Dilemma: A Theory of Propaganda and Repression

A. Arda Gitmez, Konstantin Sonin
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Jul 31, 2023

Information Aggregation in Stratified Societies

Marina Agranov, Ran Eilat, Konstantin Sonin
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Jul 26, 2023

Why Did Putin Invade Ukraine? A Theory of Degenerate Autocracy

Georgy Egorov, Konstantin Sonin
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Jul 15, 2023

Information Manipulation and Repression: A Theory and Evidence from the COVID Response in Russia

Natalia Lamberova, Konstantin Sonin
Topics:  Health care
BFI Working Paper Jul 10, 2023

Electoral College and Election Fraud

Georgy Egorov, Konstantin Sonin
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Jun 2, 2022

The Political Economics of Non-democracy

Georgy Egorov, Konstantin Sonin
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Jan 29, 2022

Rebel Capacity, Intelligence Gathering, and Combat Tactics

Konstantin Sonin, Austin Wright
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Apr 2, 2021

Information Operations Increase Civilian Security Cooperation

Konstantin Sonin, Austin Wright
Topics:  Uncategorized