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 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 Jan 25, 2021

Rethinking How We Score Capital Gains Tax Reform

Natasha Sarin, Lawrence H. Summers, Owen M. Zidar, Eric Zwick
Topics:  Fiscal Studies
BFI Working Paper Jun 30, 2020

Is Attention Produced Rationally?

Erin T. Bronchetti, Judd B. Kessler, Ellen B. Magenheim, Dmitry Taubinsky, Eric Zwick
Topics:  Technology & Innovation
White Paper Apr 8, 2020

Business Continuity Insurance and Loans: Keeping America’s Lights On During The Pandemic

Samuel G. Hanson, Jeremy C. Stein, Adi Sunderam, Eric Zwick
Topics:  COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Jan 1, 2019

Capitalists in the Twenty-First Century

Matthew Smith, Danny Yagan, Owen M. Zidar, Eric Zwick
Topics:  Uncategorized