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November 17, 2020

Jack Gurley was a Stanford student, tennis champ, professor and benefactor.

Erik Brynjolfsson
November 12, 2020
The Stanford Digital Economy Lab’s first conference featured conversations and insights from visionary leaders across industries and sectors.
David Grusky
November 10, 2020

By examining the mobility patterns of 98 million Americans in 10 major metropolitan areas, SIEPR’s David Grusky and fellow researchers created a computer model to help identify efficient, equitable reopening policies.

Andrew Hall
October 28, 2020

SIEPR's Andrew Hall scoured 4.5 million voter records in one state and found only 14 possible cases of ballots cast on behalf of people who had died.

Matthew Gentzkow
October 28, 2020

A potential reason could stem from the creation of a new sense of unity in response to a national threat, says SIEPR's Matthew Gentzkow.

Matthew Gentzkow
October 26, 2020
SIEPR Senior Fellow Matthew Gentzkow finds that social distancing clearly saves lives. And most social distancing early in the early pandemic happened whether or not areas had mandated lockdowns.
Lawrence Goulder
October 21, 2020

In an online event moderated by SIEPR's Lawence Goulder, senators Lisa Murkowski and Sheldon Whitehouse discussed the prospects of bipartisan climate change legislation. 

Maria Polyakova
October 21, 2020

SIEPR Faculty Fellow Maria Polyakova examines how the pandemic impacted individual livelihoods depending on where people live, as well as the age of coronavirus victims.

Jonathan Rodden
October 15, 2020

SIEPR senior fellows Jonathan Rodden and Nicholas Bloom say uncertainty around the presidential election could prolong the economic recovery.

Paul Milgrom
October 12, 2020
The prize cements not only Milgrom's legacy as a ground-breaking economist, but also his impact on public policy and dedication to nurturing new generations of economic scholars.
Paul Milgrom
October 12, 2020
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences cited the pair for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats.
Nicholas Stern
October 7, 2020

“We’re not going anywhere near fast enough,” says Nicholas Stern, the 2020 recipient of the SIEPR Prize that recognizes major policy influencers.

Susan Athey
October 1, 2020

SIEPR's Susan Athey recognized for pioneering and innovative scholarship on markets.

September 15, 2020
Austan Goolsbee and Kevin Hassett engaged in an hourlong conversation hosted by SIEPR that covered the most pressing economic topics facing the nation.
September 10, 2020
SIEPR's Ran Abramitzky is organizing Democracy Matters, a forum to discuss economics and other issues affecting U.S. democracy in the runup to Election Day.
Maya Rossin-Slater
September 1, 2020
Research by SIEPR's Maya Rossin-Slater finds that babies born to mothers who experience an assault during pregnancy are more likely to weigh much less and be born prematurely — resulting in long-term deficits in health and well-being.
Jacob Goldin
August 19, 2020

Research from SIEPR’s Jacob Goldin identifies an easy, low-cost way to inspire employees to enroll in a retirement plan.

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.

Nicholas Bloom
June 29, 2020

SIEPR's Nicholas Bloom discusses the societal impacts of a new “working-from-home economy” and the nitty-gritty challenges posed by the transition to widespread remote work.

Rebecca Diamond
June 22, 2020

SIEPR’s Rebecca Diamond compiled a unique dataset to uncover fresh research insights into foreclosure’s effects on homeowners, landlords and renters.

Mark Duggan
June 8, 2020
Duggan’s second five-year term, announced by Stanford’s Vice Provost and Dean of Research Kathryn Moler, begins Sept. 1, 2020.
Marshall Burke
May 22, 2020
A new tool created by SIEPR's Marshall Burke and David Lobell combines publicly accessible satellite imagery with AI to track poverty across African villages over time.
Hanno Lustig
May 8, 2020
New Stanford research fleshes out the powerful, lingering negative effects of bad unemployment news — how the salience of news in and of itself accounts for a significant drop in consumer spending for months.
Kate Bundorf
April 22, 2020

Insights from a group of health policy experts speaking at a SIEPR virtual event on April 21 ranged from addressing gaps in medical coverage and why massage parlors should not be allowed to reopen yet, to the promising potential of more digital-based health care. 

Andrew Hall
April 16, 2020

As debates heat up over how to handle the November election, new Stanford research shows the method of voting by mail favors neither Democrats nor Republicans and slightly increases overall voter turnout.

Matthew Gentzkow
April 15, 2020

New research by SIEPR’s Matthew Gentzkow shows that heavily Republican counties saw 19 percent higher movement of people than in comparable Democratic counties.

April 13, 2020

Forecasting a 20 percent decline by the fourth quarter of this year, SIEPR’s Nicholas Bloom predicts the U.S. economy will hobble along through 2021 before reaching positive growth in the second quarter of 2022. But don’t expect a full recovery until 2025, he says.

Luigi Pistaferri
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.