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 Feb 12, 2024

Making a Song and Dance About It: The Effectiveness of Teaching Children Vocabulary with Animated Music Videos

Ariel Kalil, Susan Mayer, Philip Oreopoulos, Rohen Shah
Topics:  Early Childhood Education
BFI Working Paper Sep 25, 2023

Education Gradients in Parental Time Investment and Subjective Well-being

Ariel Kalil, Susan Mayer, William Delgado, Lisa A. Gennetian
Topics:  Early Childhood Education
BFI Working Paper Jun 26, 2023

Scarcity and Inattention

Ariel Kalil, Susan Mayer, Rohen Shah
Topics:  Early Childhood Education
BFI Working Paper Jun 10, 2023

On the Use of Outcome Tests for Detecting Bias in Decision Making

Ivan A. Canay, Magne Mogstad, Jack Mountjoy
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper May 18, 2023

Representation and Hesitancy in Population Health Research: Evidence from a COVID-19 Antibody Study

Deniz Dutz, Michael Greenstone, Ali Hortaçsu, Santiago Lacouture, Magne Mogstad, Azeem Shaikh, Alexander Torgovitsky, Winnie van Dijk
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Mar 30, 2023

Boosting Parent-Child Math Engagement and Preschool Children’s Math Skills: Evidence from an RCT with Low-Income Families

Susan Mayer, Ariel Kalil, William Delgado, Haoxuan Liu, Derek Rury, Rohen Shah
Topics:  Early Childhood Education
BFI Working Paper Mar 21, 2023

Engaging Parents with Preschools: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Ariel Kalil, Susan Mayer, Rohen Shah
Topics:  Early Childhood Education
BFI Working Paper Feb 27, 2023

Endogenous Production Networks with Fixed Costs

Emmanuel Dhyne, Ken Kikkawa, Xianglong Kong, Magne Mogstad, Felix Tintelnot
Topics:  Uncategorized