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 21, 2022

Policing and Management

Max Kapustin, Terrence Neumann, Jens Ludwig
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Sep 20, 2021

Fragile Algorithms and Fallible Decision-Makers: Lessons from the Justice System

Jens Ludwig, Sendhil Mullainathan
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
BFI Working Paper Mar 28, 2021

Body-Worn Cameras in Policing: Benefits and Costs

Morgan C. Williams Jr., Nathan Weil, Elizabeth A. Rasich, Jens Ludwig, Hye Chang, Sophia Egrari
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Mar 10, 2021

Not Too Late: Improving Academic Outcomes Among Adolescents

Jonathan Guryan, Jens Ludwig, Monica P. Bhatt, Philip J. Cook, Jonathan M.V. Davis, Kenneth Dodge, George Farkas, Roland G. Fryer Jr, Susan Mayer, Harold Pollack, Laurence Steinberg
Topics:  K-12 Education
BFI Working Paper Feb 16, 2021

Evaluating Contradictory Experimental and Non-Experimental Estimates of Neighborhood Effects on Economic Outcomes for Adults

David J. Harding, Lisa Sanbonmatsu, Greg J. Duncan, Lisa A. Gennetian, Lawrence F. Katz, Ronald C. Kessler, Jeffrey R. Kling, Matthew Sciandra, Jens Ludwig
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty