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 10, 2023

Certification and Recertification in Welfare Programs: What Happens When Automation Goes Wrong?

Derek Wu, Bruce Meyer
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Mar 27, 2023

Life and Death at the Margins of Society: The Mortality of the U.S. Homeless Population

Bruce Meyer, Angela Wyse, Ilina Logani
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Aug 23, 2022

Real-Time Poverty, Material Well-Being, and the Child Tax Credit

Jeehoon Han, Bruce Meyer, James X. Sullivan
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Aug 3, 2022

Stigma in Welfare Programs

Pablo A. Celhay, Bruce Meyer, Nikolas Mittag
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Jun 21, 2022

The Size and Census Coverage of the U.S. Homeless Population

Bruce Meyer, Angela Wyse, Kevin Corinth
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Mar 28, 2022

Changes in the Distribution of Economic Well-Being during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from Nationally Representative Consumption Data

Bruce Meyer, Connacher Murphy, James X. Sullivan
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Mar 28, 2022

The Change in Poverty from 1995 to 2016 Among Single Parent Families

Kevin Corinth, Bruce Meyer, Derek Wu
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Jan 20, 2022

What Leads to Measurement Errors? Evidence from Reports of Program Participation in Three Surveys

Pablo A. Celhay, Bruce Meyer, Nikolas Mittag
Topics:  Uncategorized