A new initiative has been launched to urge universities and companies to free up intellectual property (IP) to spur development of treatments and cures for Covid-19. IP law expert Professor Mark Lemley, a founding member, discusses the project.
Using data from four Chinese cities to measure changes in pollution, SIEPR Senior Fellow Marshall Burke estimated that, in China alone, emission reductions since the start of the pandemic saved the lives of at least 1,400 children under five and 51,700 adults over 70.
Due to coronavirus, many children have lost much of the educational structure that a classroom would normally provide. SIEPR Senior Fellow Eric Hanushek shares his thoughts on how this lack of structure could impact students in the long run.
"There is no reason that the federal government should spend upward of $50 billion to bail out airlines when these companies continue to have access to the same financial restructuring procedures that they have used time and time again," says SIEPR Senior Fellow Josh Rauh.