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April 1, 2020

SIEPR's Luigi Pistaferri discusses his research showing women are 20 percent more likely than men to have their claims wrongly rejected. He says the coronavirus effect could make things worse.

March 30, 2020

Nicholas Bloom is widely known for his research showing the benefits of working from home. But in the current coronavirus crisis, the economist fears productivity will plummet.

March 18, 2020

The SIEPR senior fellow discusses the volatility of the financial markets and potential stabilizing measures as a recession threatens the economy.

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April 2, 2020

Pandemic-related shutdowns in China led to reductions in pollution that saved the lives of many children and elderly adults, according to an analysis done by SIEPR Senior Fellow Marshall Burke.

April 1, 2020

A new initiative has been launched to urge universities and companies to free up intellectual property (IP) to spur development of treatments and cures for Covid-19. IP law expert Professor Mark Lemley, a founding member, discusses the project.

March 31, 2020

Using data from four Chinese cities to measure changes in pollution, SIEPR Senior Fellow Marshall Burke estimated that, in China alone, emission reductions since the start of the pandemic saved the lives of at least 1,400 children under five and 51,700 adults over 70.