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 Mar 25, 2021

The Effect of Macroeconomic Uncertainty on Household Spending

Olivier Coibion, Dimitris Georgarakos, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Geoff Kenny, Michael Weber
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Feb 22, 2021

Fiscal Policy and Households’ Inflation Expectations: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial

Olivier Coibion, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Michael Weber
Topics:  Fiscal Studies
BFI Working Paper Dec 14, 2020

Cybersecurity Risk

Chris Florakis, Christodoulos Louca, Roni Michaely, Michael Weber
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Oct 28, 2020

Political Polarization and Expected Economic Outcomes

Olivier Coibion, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Michael Weber
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Oct 15, 2020

Effective Policy Communication: Targets versus Instruments

Francesco D’Acunto, Daniel Hoang, Maritta Paloviita, Michael Weber
Topics:  Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Aug 14, 2020

How Did U.S. Consumers Use Their Stimulus Payments?

Olivier Coibion, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Michael Weber
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Jun 9, 2020

Does Policy Communication During COVID Work?

Olivier Coibion, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Michael Weber
Topics:  COVID-19, Monetary Policy, Fiscal Studies
BFI Working Paper May 5, 2020

The Cost of the COVID-19 Crisis: Lockdowns, Macroeconomic Expectations, and Consumer Spending

Olivier Coibion, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Michael Weber
Topics:  COVID-19, Employment & Wages