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 May 7, 2024

Return to Office and the Tenure Distribution

David Van Dijcke, Florian Gunsilius, Austin Wright
Topics:  Employment & Wages, COVID-19
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 10, 2023

Isolation and Insurrection: How Partisanship and Political Geography Fueled January 6, 2021

Konstantin Sonin, David Van Dijcke, Austin Wright
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Apr 3, 2023

Public Response to Government Alerts Saves Lives during Russian Invasion of Ukraine

David Van Dijcke, Mark Polyak, Austin Wright
Topics:  Uncategorized