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Media Mentions Archive

May 28 2020 | PBS
"Maybe a year or two from now, when firms relax and say . . . you can come back in two or three days a week, and spend the other couple of days at home, that's, you know, the promised land," says SIEPR Senior Fellow Nick Bloom.
May 25 2020 | Washington Post
“We already have disparities. African Americans have the lowest business-ownership rate in the population. … And so here we’re creating a situation of closures that’s hitting the groups with the lowest rates even harder,” says Robert Fairlie, a recent SIEPR visiting professor and current economics... Read More
May 21 2020 | New York Times
SIEPR Senior Fellow Nicholas Bloom—co-author of an analysis of the pandemic’s effects on the labor market—estimates that 42 percent of recent layoffs will result in permanent job losses.
May 21 2020 | NBC News
SIEPR Senior Fellow Nicholas Bloom, who has done extensive research on decentralized work, said he anticipates that the number of remote jobs will more than double after the pandemic.
May 21 2020 | New York Times
“I hate to say it, but this is going to take longer and look grimmer than we thought,” said SIEPR Senior Fellow Nicholas Bloom, remarking on the path to economic recovery.
May 20 2020 | New York Times
“The challenge is to manage [conflicts of interest involving scientific experts] appropriately, because if you try to avoid them altogether you often won’t be able to get the best people for the job,” says SIEPR Senior Fellow Joseph Grundfest.
May 20 2020 | LA Times
“Once these things get started, it’s very hard to stop them . . . Once you think about it that way … we’re getting closer to something that certainly resembles universal basic income," says SIEPR Senior Fellow Josh Rauh.
May 20 2020 | Washington Post
A recent study led by SIEPR Senior Fellow Andrew Hall found that while voting by mail “modestly increases overall average turnout rate,” it does not advantage either party.
May 16 2020 | New York Times
SIEPR Senior Fellow Michael J. Boskin warned that rising national debt risks higher taxes, lower future incomes, and a reduced ability for children to climb past their parents on the economic ladder.
May 15 2020 | Mercury News
“Everything is a bit more fragile nowadays,” said Stanford finance professor Anat Admati in this Mercury News article.