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Media Mentions Archive

Jun 14 2021 | The Atlantic
Spoiler alert: Research by SIEPR's Nick Bloom indicates who will be the post-pandemic winners (high-income workers) and losers (downtown landlords).  
May 29 2021 | The Hill
Social Security is on track to go broke in 11 years, creating hardship for the 80 million Americans who need it. Congress must act now to prevent the crisis, SIEPR Director Mark Duggan writes in The Hill.
May 20 2021 | Boston Review
"When it comes to AI's effect on the workforce, the real challenge is wages, not jobs," says SIEPR senior fellow Erik Brynjolfsson.
May 15 2021 | New York Times
In a post-pandemic scenario, NYC officials might look to raise taxes to make up for losses, but “this can start the spiral of death,” warns SIEPR's Nick Bloom. “Taxes go up, rich people leave. Taxes go up more, more rich people leave.”
May 15 2021 | The Economist
“Billion wise, trillion foolish”: Expanding vaccine-production infrastructure could have saved the global economy almost $5 trillion, according to research by SIEPR's Susan Athey and her colleagues.
May 7 2021 | Reuters
"I think the end result that most players are looking for here is not IP waiver in particular, it's expanded global access to the vaccines," says law professor and SIEPR senior fellow Lisa Larrimore Ouellette.
Research by SIEPR Faculty Fellow Christopher Tonetti shows how competition from imports pushes domestic laggards to adopt more efficient practices and technologies.
May 3 2021 | Reuters
The surge in working from home is leading firms to spend heavily on connectivity, says SIEPR’s Nick Bloom.
Apr 30 2021 | Bloomberg Law
Often tapped for insights on antitrust matters, SIEPR senior fellow Mark Lemley weighs in on the implications of the latest big case between Apple and Epic, the maker of “Fortnite."
Apr 28 2021 | The Hill
SIEPR's Lawrence Goulder addresses environmental justice concerns and makes the case in this op-ed that "a carbon tax is inherently progressive, narrowing the income gap between rich and poor households."