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 3, 2022

International Trade and Innovation

Ufuk Akcigit, Marc Melitz
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Sep 21, 2020

Tapping into Talent: Coupling Education and Innovation Policies for Economic Growth

Ufuk Akcigit, Jeremy Pearce, Marta Prato
Topics:  Higher Education & Workforce Training
BFI Working Paper Sep 21, 2020

Fencing Off Silicon Valley: Cross-Border Venture Capital and Technology Spillovers

Ufuk Akcigit, Sina T. Ates, Josh Lerner, Richard R. Townsend, Yulia Zhestkova
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper May 20, 2020

Taxation and Innovation: What Do We Know?

Ufuk Akcigit, Stefanie Stantcheva
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Sep 13, 2019

Synergizing Ventures

Ufuk Akcigit, Emin Dinlersoz, Jeremy Greenwood, Veronika Penciakova
Topics:  Industrial Organization, Technology & Innovation, Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Apr 15, 2019

What Happened to U.S. Business Dynamism?

Ufuk Akcigit, Sina T. Ates
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Apr 15, 2019

Ten Facts on Declining Business Dynamism and Lessons from Endogenous Growth Theory

Ufuk Akcigit, Sina T. Ates
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Mar 25, 2019

The Patent Troll: Benign Middleman or Stick-Up Artist?

David S. Abrams, Ufuk Akcigit, Gokhan Oz, Jeremy Pearce
Topics:  Technology & Innovation