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 Sep 13, 2021

An Industrial Organization Perspective on Productivity

Jan De Loecker, Chad Syverson
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Apr 12, 2021

Productivity Growth and Workers’ Job Transitions: Evidence from Censal Microdata

Elías Albagli, Mario Canales, Chad Syverson, Matías Tapia, Juan Wlasiuk
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Aug 26, 2020

COVID-19 Lockdown Policies at the State and Local Level

Austan Goolsbee, Nicole Bei Luo, Roxanne Nesbitt, Chad Syverson
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Jun 18, 2020

Fear, Lockdown, and Diversion: Comparing Drivers of Pandemic Economic Decline 2020

Austan Goolsbee, Chad Syverson
Topics:  COVID-19
White Paper Jun 10, 2020

The COVID Crisis and Productivity Growth

Filippo di Mauro , Chad Syverson
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Jan 21, 2020

Product Innovation, Product Diversification, and Firm Growth: Evidence from Japan’s Early Industrialization

Serguey Braguinsky, Atsushi Ohyama, Tetsuji Okazaki, Chad Syverson
Topics:  Industrial Organization
BFI Working Paper Jul 15, 2019

Monopsony Power in Higher Education: A Tale of Two Tracks

Austan Goolsbee, Chad Syverson
Topics:  Higher Education & Workforce Training
BFI Working Paper Sep 1, 2018

Misallocation Measures: The Distortion That Ate the Residual

John Haltiwanger, Robert Kulick, Chad Syverson
Topics:  Uncategorized