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 May 16, 2022

Climate Change and Individual Behavior

René Bernard, Panagiota Tzamourani, Michael Weber
Topics:  Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper May 16, 2022

The Subjective Inflation Expectations of Households and Firms: Measurement, Determinants, and Implications

Michael Weber, Francesco D’Acunto, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Olivier Coibion
Topics:  Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Mar 21, 2022

Anomaly or Possible Risk Factor? Simple-To-Use Tests

Benjamin Holcblat, Abraham Lioui, Michael Weber
Topics:  Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Mar 17, 2022

What Do the Data Tell Us About Inflation Expectations?

Francesco D'Acunto, Ulrike Malmendier, Michael Weber
Topics:  Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Feb 27, 2022

Punish One, Teach A Hundred: The Sobering Effect of Punishment on the Unpunished

Francesco D'Acunto, Michael Weber, Jin Xie
Topics:  Uncategorized
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