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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White Paper Apr 21, 2021

Introduction to The Asian Monetary Policy Forum: Insights for Central Bankers

Steven J. Davis, Edward S. Robinson, Bernard Yeung
Topics:  Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Mar 11, 2021

Margin Trading and Leverage Management

Jiangze Bian, Zhi Da, Zhiguo He, Dong Lou, Kelly Shue, Hao Zhou
Topics:  Financial Markets
BFI Working Paper Feb 15, 2021

China’s War on Pollution: Evidence from the First Five Years

Michael Greenstone, Guojun He, Shanjun Li, Eric Zou
Topics:  Energy & Environment
BFI Working Paper Nov 30, 2020

Special Deals from Special Investors: The Rise of State-Connected Private Owners in China

Chong-En Bai, Chang-Tai Hsieh, Zheng Song, Xin Wang
Topics:  Uncategorized
BFI Working Paper Nov 5, 2020

Structured Ambiguity and Model Misspecification

Lars Peter Hansen, Thomas J. Sargent
Topics:  Fiscal Studies, Monetary Policy
BFI Working Paper Aug 17, 2020

Valuation of Long-Term Property Rights under Political Uncertainty

Zhiguo He, Maggie Hu, Zhenping Wang, Vincent Yao
Topics:  Financial Markets
White Paper Jun 19, 2020

Post-Lockdown Economic Recovery in China: April and May

Qin Chen, Zhiguo He, Chang-Tai Hsieh, Zheng Michael Song
Topics:  COVID-19
White Paper Apr 27, 2020

Post-Lockdown Economic Recovery in China: February and March

Qin Chen, Zhiguo He, Chang-Tai Hsieh, Zheng Michael Song
Topics:  COVID-19