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Maya Rossin-Slater
April 12, 2021

New research from SIEPR’s Maya Rossin-Slater suggests that employers are not harmed when workers take paid leaves of absence to care for family members.

Jacob Goldin
March 19, 2021

Faculty Fellow Jacob Goldin is among a group of Stanford scholars focused on increasing EITC participation.

Andrew Hall
March 15, 2021
The record number of absentee votes in the presidential election did not drive the extraordinary increase in the overall number of ballots cast, according to SIEPR's Andrew Hall.

Media Mentions

March 29, 2021 | CalMatters

In a story on California's unemployment chaos and growing debt, SIEPR Director Mark Duggan did not mince words: "It's the worst. The most regressive. Appalling. I don't know what adjective to use."


March 27, 2021 | The Economist

The Economist highlights a recent paper by SIEPR Senior Fellow Chad Jones on the unintended consequences of a declining population on economic growth: Fewer people means fewer ideas.

March 26, 2021 | Observer

SIEPR Senior Fellow Lisa Ouellette talks about the mismatch between social value and R&D investment: "The pandemic has illustrated both political and market failures in vaccine development."

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