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Susan Athey
August 3, 2020

SIEPR researchers examine exposure to racial diversity

Ran Abramitzky
July 10, 2020

SIEPR's Ran Abramitzky says the federal policy to revoke student visas for those whose classes will be fully online hurts the U.S. economy, innovation, and productivity.

Nicholas Stern
July 6, 2020

Nicholas Stern, who labeled climate change as the world’s greatest and widest-ranging market failure, will receive the award on Oct. 7.

Media Mentions

August 11, 2020 | Marketplace
“There’s a spectrum of possible work relationships. And we want to both protect workers along that spectrum, but also allow some amount of flexibility," says SIEPR Senior Fellow Paul Oyer.


August 10, 2020 | Christian Science Monitor

SIEPR Senior Fellow Nicholas Bloom warns that the longer Congress takes to decide on federal pandemic economic relief programs, "there’s less relief bang for the buck."

August 5, 2020 | Politico

“What’s happening now is more companies that thought they could survive are giving up,” said Nicholas Bloom, an economics professor at Stanford. “The most painful time to lose your job may well be coming up.”

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