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 20, 2022

The Expected, Perceived, and Realized Inflation of U.S. Households before and during the COVID19 Pandemic

Michael Weber, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Olivier Coibion
Topics:  COVID-19, Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Jan 12, 2022

Inclusive Monetary Policy: How Tight Labor Markets Facilitate Broad-Based Employment Growth

Nittai K. Bergman, David Matsa, Michael Weber
Topics:  Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Oct 27, 2021

A Temporary VAT Cut as Unconventional Fiscal Policy

Rüdiger Bachmann, Benjamin Born, Olga Goldfayn-Frank, Georgi Kocharkov, Ralph Luetticke, Michael Weber
Topics:  Fiscal Studies
BFI Working Paper Sep 27, 2021

Human Frictions in the Transmission of Economic Policy

Francesco D'Acunto, Daniel Hoang, Maritta Paloviita, Michael Weber
Topics:  K-12 Education, Higher Education & Workforce Training, Monetary Policy, Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Aug 9, 2021

Diverse Policy Committees Can Reach Underrepresented Groups

Francesco D'Acunto, Andreas Fuster, Michael Weber
Topics:  Monetary Policy
Journal Article May 14, 2021

Exposure to Grocery Prices and Inflation Expectations

Francesco D’Acunto, Ulrike Malmendier, Juan Ospina, Michael Weber
Topics:  Uncategorized
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