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 Oct 15, 2021

Free Community-Wide Provision of Drinking Water Treatment Reduces Child Mortality: Evidence from Kenya

Johannes Haushofer, Michael Kremer, Ricardo Maertens, Brandon Joel Tan
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Jun 25, 2021

The Impact of Free Secondary Education: Experimental Evidence from Ghana

Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas, Michael Kremer
Topics:  K-12 Education
BFI Working Paper Jun 10, 2021

Could Vaccine Dose Stretching Reduce COVID-19 Deaths?

Witold Więcek, Amrita Ahuja, Michael Kremer, Alexandre Simoes Gomes, Christopher M. Snyder, Alex Tabarrok, Brandon Joel Tan
Topics:  COVID-19, Health care
BFI Working Paper Jan 30, 2021

Preparing for a Pandemic: Accelerating Vaccine Availability

Amrita Ahuja, Susan Athey, Arthur Baker, Eric Budish, Juan Camilo Castillo, Rachel Glennerster, Scott Duke Kominers, Michael Kremer, Jean Lee, Canice Prendergast, Christopher M. Snyder, Alex Tabarrok, Brandon Joel Tan, Witold Wiecek
Topics:  COVID-19, Health care
BFI Working Paper Dec 7, 2020

Designing Advance Market Commitments for New Vaccines

Michael Kremer, Jonathan D. Levin, Christopher M. Snyder
Topics:  Health care, COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Nov 16, 2020

Optimal Vaccine Subsidies for Endemic and Epidemic Diseases

Matthew Goodkin-Gold, Michael Kremer, Christopher M. Snyder, Heidi L. Williams
Topics:  COVID-19