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Sep 22 2020 | The Telegraph
A new study by Senior Fellow Pascaline Dupas highlights an unintended consequence of the COVID-19 lockdown in India — a 25% rise in mortality among dialysis patients.
Sep 19 2020 | Los Angeles Times
Faculty Fellow Marshall Burke estimates smoke exposure has likely caused 1,000 to 3,000 excess deaths and an additional 5,000 emergency room visits in California in the last month.
Sep 18 2020 | Bloomberg
SIEPR Senior Fellow Frank Wolak says California could open up its electricity to retail competition. But political dynamics make that an unrealistic option right now, he says.
Sep 17 2020 | New York Times
The pandemic has led to a broad workforce upheaval not seen since World War II, says Erik Brynjolfsson, SIEPR Senior Fellow and director of the Stanford Digital Economy Lab, a joint venture of Stanford HAI and SIEPR.
Sep 14 2020 | BBC
Senior Fellow Andrew Hall discusses the political tensions over voting by mail.
Sep 13 2020 | Wall Street Journal
SIEPR Director Mark Duggan makes the case in this op-ed for reforms that can soften the blow of tax hikes needed to finance state unemployment benefits.
Sep 10 2020 | VentureBeat
As policymakers consider economic recovery strategies, SIEPR's Susan Athey tells Congress that worker training is a crucial part of addressing the instability and job loss brought on by AI.
Sep 3 2020 | Wall Street Journal
"Anyone can be infected with the virus, but there is a thousandfold difference in the risk of death between the young and the old," SIEPR's Jay Bhattacharya writes in this op-ed."Testing strategy should reflect that."
Sep 2 2020 | CalMatters
SIEPR Director Mark Duggan says California is "in for a lot of pain" with unemployment rates over 13 percent.    
Sep 2 2020 | Washington Post
A SIEPR policy brief on working from home written by Senior Fellow Nicholas Bloom informs this story on the pandemic's effect on the workplace.