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 Jul 5, 2022

Data and Welfare in Credit Markets

Mark Jansen, Fabian Nagel, Constantine Yannelis, Anthony Lee Zhang
Topics:  Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Dec 2, 2021

Business Continuity Insurance in the Next Disaster

Samuel Hanson, Adi Sunderam, Eric Zwick
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Oct 26, 2021

The Rise of Pass-Throughs and the Decline of the Labor Share

Matthew Smith, Danny Yagan, Owen M. Zidar, Eric Zwick
Topics:  Fiscal Studies
BFI Working Paper Oct 19, 2021

Top Wealth in America: New Estimates and Implications for Taxing the Rich

Matthew Smith, Owen M. Zidar, Eric Zwick
Topics:  Fiscal Studies
BFI Working Paper Sep 21, 2021

Did the Paycheck Protection Program Hit the Target?

Joao Granja, Christos Makridis, Constantine Yannelis, Eric Zwick
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Aug 23, 2021

Competition and Selection in Credit Markets

Constantine Yannelis, Anthony Lee Zhang
Topics:  Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Apr 14, 2021

The Distributional Effects of Student Loan Forgiveness

Sylvain Catherine, Constantine Yannelis
Topics:  Higher Education & Workforce Training
BFI Working Paper Feb 13, 2021

Does Private Equity Investment in Healthcare Benefit Patients? Evidence from Nursing Homes

Atul Gupta, Sabrina T. Howell, Constantine Yannelis, Abhinav Gupta
Topics:  Health care, Financial Markets