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 Nov 23, 2021

Empirical Investigation of a Sufficient Statistic for Monetary Shocks

Fernando Alvarez, Andrea Ferrara, Erwan Gautier, Hervé Le Bihan, Francesco Lippi
Topics:  Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Jul 27, 2021

Consistent Evidence on Duration Dependence of Price Changes

Fernando Alvarez, Katarína Borovičková, Robert Shimer
Topics:  Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Feb 15, 2021

The Analytic Theory of a Monetary Shock

Fernando Alvarez, Francesco Lippi
Topics:  Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Nov 30, 2020

On the Effects of the Availability of Means of Payments: The Case of Uber

Fernando Alvarez, David Argente
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Nov 30, 2020

Consumer Surplus of Alternative Payment Methods: Paying Uber with Cash

Fernando Alvarez, David Argente
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Jun 30, 2020

The Macroeconomics of Sticky Prices with Generalized Hazard Functions

Fernando Alvarez, Francesco Lippi, Aleksei Oskolkov
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Apr 6, 2020

A Simple Planning Problem for COVID-19 Lockdown

Fernando Alvarez, David Argente, Francesco Lippi
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Apr 1, 2017

Cash Burns: An Inventory Model with a Cash-Credit Choice

Fernando Alvarez, Francesco Lippi
Topics:  Energy & Environment, Fiscal Studies, Monetary Policy