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 Oct 7, 2021

The Anti-Poverty, Targeting, and Labor Supply Effects of the Proposed Child Tax Credit Expansion

Kevin Corinth, Bruce Meyer, Matthew Stadnicki, Derek Wu
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Aug 30, 2021

Errors in Reporting and Imputation of Government Benefits and Their Implications

Pablo A. Celhay, Bruce Meyer, Nikolas Mittag
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Fiscal Studies
BFI Working Paper Aug 30, 2021

The Consumption, Income, and Well-Being of Single Mother Headed Families 25 Years After Welfare Reform

Jeehoon Han, Bruce Meyer, James X. Sullivan
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Jun 1, 2021

Learning about Homelessness Using Linked Survey and Administrative Data

Bruce Meyer, Angela Wyse, Alexa Grunwaldt, Carla Medalia, Derek Wu
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Jun 22, 2020

Income and Poverty in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jeehoon Han, Bruce Meyer, James X. Sullivan
Topics:  COVID-19, Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Jun 5, 2019

The Use and Misuse of Income Data and Extreme Poverty in the United States

Carla Medalia, Victoria Mooers, Bruce Meyer, Derek Wu
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Apr 15, 2019

Combining Administrative and Survey Data to Improve Income Measurement

Bruce Meyer, Nikolas Mittag
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Apr 15, 2019

An Empirical Total Survey Error Decomposition Using Data Combination

Bruce Meyer, Nikolas Mittag
Topics:  Employment & Wages