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 Jan 29, 2021

Measuring Movement and Social Contact with Smartphone Data: A Real-time Application to COVID-19

Victor Couture, Jonathan Dingel, Allison Green, Jessie Handbury, Kevin R. Williams
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Jan 11, 2021

Spatial Economics for Granular Settings

Jonathan Dingel, Felix Tintelnot
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Dec 18, 2020

Redrawing the Map of Global Capital Flows: The Role of Cross-Border Financing and Tax Havens

Antonio Coppola, Matteo Maggiori, Brent Neiman, Jesse Schreger
Topics:  Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Oct 30, 2020

The Rise of Niche Consumption

Brent Neiman, Joseph S. Vavra
Topics:  Uncategorized
White Paper Jun 19, 2020

How Many Jobs Can be Done at Home?

Jonathan Dingel, Brent Neiman
Topics:  Employment & Wages, COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Apr 18, 2020

Childcare Obligations Will Constrain Many Workers When Reopening the US Economy

Jonathan Dingel, Christina Patterson, Joseph S. Vavra
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Dec 17, 2019

Exchange Rate Reconnect

Andrew Lilly, Matteo Maggiori, Brent Neiman, Jesse Schreger
Topics:  Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Oct 16, 2019

Tariff Passthrough at the Border and at the Store: Evidence from US Trade Policy

Alberto Cavallo, Gita Gopinath, Brent Neiman, Jenny Tang
Topics:  Uncategorized