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 Jul 31, 2023

The (Lack of) Anticipatory Effects of the Social Safety Net on Human Capital Investment

Manasi Deshpande, Rebecca Dizon-Ross
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Feb 21, 2022

Does Welfare Prevent Crime? The Criminal Justice Outcomes of Youth Removed from SSI

Manasi Deshpande, Michael Mueller-Smith
Topics:  Fiscal Studies
BFI Working Paper Jun 3, 2021

Beyond Health: Non-Health Risk and the Value of Disability Insurance

Manasi Deshpande, Lee Lockwood
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Mar 4, 2019

Disability and Distress: The Effect of Disability Programs on Financial Outcomes

Manasi Deshpande, Tal Gross, Yalun Su
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Nov 8, 2018

Who Is Screened Out? Application Costs and the Targeting of Disability Programs

Manasi Deshpande, Yue Li
Topics:  Uncategorized