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October 11, 2021
SIEPR's Petra Persson and Maria Polyakova find that — on average — doctors and their close relatives adhere to medical guidelines just over 50 percent of the time. Meanwhile, the average patient complies slightly more than 54 percent of the time.
Guido Imbens
October 11, 2021

Imbens and his co-winners were awarded the prize for their methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationships.


Guido Imbens
October 11, 2021

His scholarship helped change how social scientists do their work. Here's how.

Media Mentions

Eric Hanushek
September 29, 2021 | Forbes

SIEPR Senior Fellow Eric Hanushek is one of two recipients of the 2021 Yidan Prize. The prize recognizes individuals and teams who have contributed significantly to education research and education development.

Maria Polyakova
September 29, 2021 |

In a new article featured in's newsletter, SIEPR's Maria Polyakova examines the relationship between health insurance policies and labor markets in health care.

Maya Rossin-Slater
September 29, 2021 | The New York Times
The New York Times asks, how can the U.S. design a cost effective paid family leave plan that actually serves those who need it? SIEPR's resident parental leave policy expert, Maya Rossin-Slater, weighs in.

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