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Media Mentions Archive

Mar 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."  
Mar 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.
Mar 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."
Mar 24 2021 | Houston Chronicle
Suddenly saddled with $6.7 billion in debt, Texas needs to make policy changes to help accelerate its economic recovery. In this op-ed, SIEPR Director Mark Duggan makes the case for a solution.
Mar 24 2021 | Reuters
SIEPR Senior Fellow Nick Bloom is cited for his research on working from home and what he calls the "donut effect" on city centers as commuters switch to WFH post-pandemic.
Mar 21 2021 | The Guardian
Companies plotting work-from-home options will be making trade-offs between creativity and productivity, writes SIEPR's Nick Bloom. In his latest research, workers equated WFH two days a week to a perk worth 6 percent of wages.
Mar 18 2021 | Associated Press
SIEPR Senior Fellow Neale Mahoney estimates $140 billion in medical debt was in collections last year.
Mar 16 2021 | The New York Times
Senior Fellow Andrew Hall's research is cited in this column about voting rights.
Mar 16 2021 | Reuters
In this London-based audio interview, SIEPR's Nick Bloom discusses diversity risks and other impacts of working from home.
Mar 12 2021 | The New York Times
Research by faculty fellows Maria Polyakova and Petra Persson is cited to discuss the rates at which relatives follow one another into the medical profession.

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