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 7, 2021

What Triggers Stock Market Jumps?

Scott R. Baker, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis, Marco Sammon
Topics:  Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Feb 3, 2021

Firm-level Risk Exposures and Stock Returns in the Wake of COVID-19

Steven J. Davis, Stephen Hansen, Cristhian Seminario-Amez
Topics:  COVID-19, Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Jan 10, 2021

Pandemic-Era Uncertainty on Main Street and Wall Street

Brent Meyer, Emil Mihaylov, Steven J. Davis, Nicholas Parker, David Altig, Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Jan 10, 2021

COVID-19 Is a Persistent Reallocation Shock

Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis, Brent H. Meyer
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Jan 8, 2021

COVID-19 Shifted Patent Applications toward Technologies that Support Working from Home

Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis, Yulia Zhestkova
Topics:  COVID-19, Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Dec 29, 2020

Stock Prices, Lockdowns, and Economic Activity in the Time of Coronavirus

Steven J. Davis, Dingqian Liu, Xuguang Simon Sheng
Topics:  COVID-19, Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Dec 2, 2020

Why Working From Home Will Stick

Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis
Topics:  COVID-19, Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Sep 18, 2020

60 Million Fewer Commuting Hours Per Day: How Americans Use Time Saved by Working from Home

Jose Maria Barrero, Nick Bloom, Steven J. Davis
Topics:  Employment & Wages, COVID-19