Becker Friedman Institute Working Papers

Sharing research in progress—and refining it through rigorous discussion and debate—is a hallmark of scholarship at the University of Chicago. The Institute's Working Paper series disseminates current research in economics to encourage comments and discussion.

We welcome submissions from University of Chicago faculty and affiliated scholars. Papers are posted on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN) and on IDEAS/RePEc.

To submit your paper to the Institute's Working Paper Series:

  1. Email a .pdf file of your paper to
  2. Include the following in the body of the email:

Note: This series is for working papers only. Please do not submit papers that have been accepted for publication. Copyright for working papers will remain with the authors.

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