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 30, 2021

Losing on the Home Front? Battlefield Casualties, Media, and Public Support for Foreign Interventions

Thiemo Fetze, Pedro CL Souza, Oliver Vanden Eynde, Austin Wright
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Apr 2, 2021

Information Operations Increase Civilian Security Cooperation

Konstantin Sonin, Austin Wright
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Feb 10, 2021

Profiling Insurrection: Characterizing Collective Action Using Mobile Device Data

David Van Dijcke, Austin Wright
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Dec 9, 2020

A Continuous-Time Model of Financial Clearing

Isaac M. Sonin, Konstantin Sonin
Topics:  Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Dec 7, 2020

Security Transitions

Thiemo Fetzer, Pedro CL Souza, Oliver Vanden Eynde, Austin Wright
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Nov 30, 2020

Political Economy of Crisis Response

Arda Gitmez, Konstantin Sonin, Austin Wright
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Nov 9, 2020

Unmasking Partisanship: Polarization Undermines Public Response to Collective Risk

Maria Milosh, Marcus Painter, Konstantin Sonin, David Van Dijcke, Austin Wright
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Oct 19, 2020

Poverty and Economic Dislocation Reduce Compliance with COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place Protocols

Austin Wright, Konstantin Sonin, Jesse Driscoll, Jarnickae Wilson
Topics:  COVID-19