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Jan 14 2020 | The costs of a declining population | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
In his new paper, “The End of Economic Growth?”, SIEPR Senior Fellow Charles Jones models what might happen in a world of declining population, arguing that living standards would stagnate as the population gradually vanishes.
A study led by SIEPR Faculty Fellow Maya Rossin-Slater has found that local exposure to fatal school shootings increases antidepressant use among youths.
The I.R.S. sent a letter to 3.9 million people and a new study co-authored by Faculty Fellow Jacob Goldin shows that these letters may have saved approximately 700 lives.
Nov 20 2019 | Congress gets a lesson in MMT even as deficit nears $1 trillion | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
SIEPR senior fellow John Taylor told lawmakers that reducing government debt and spending would “increase GDP immediately compared to a policy without spending restraint.”
Nov 11 2019 | To control costs expand managed care and managed competition | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
Senior Fellow Emeritus Victor Fuchs discusses managed care and managed competition, as well as their implications.
Children of poor immigrants in America have had greater success climbing the economic ladder than children of similarly poor fathers born in the United States, according to new research coauthored by SIEPR senior fellow Ran Abramitzky.
Oct 21 2019 | Global warming and extreme heat harming pregnant women | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
“Our results provide new estimates of the health costs of climate change and identify environmental drivers of the black-white maternal health gap,” says SIEPR faculty fellow Maya Rossin-Slater, alongside two other health economists.
Sep 24 2019 | California’s pension debt cannot be ignored | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
What are the implications of California’s pension debt? Joe Nation, Project Director of the Pension Tracker Project, shares his thoughts.
Sep 12 2019 | Four key things you should know about health care | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
Health care is a complicated issue. SIEPR senior fellow and emeritus professor of economics Victor Fuchs clarifies some common fallacies to help voters understand the issue better and inform their voting.
Sep 9 2019 | Stanford Health Policy | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
Older, low-income Americans tend to be healthier if they live in more affluent areas of the country, according to research by SIEPR faculty fellow Maria Polyakova.