At a recent Congressional hearing, the chief executives of Wall Street's six largest banks were asked to name the greatest threat to their companies and the wider financial system. Their answer? Cybersecurity. SIEPR's Darrell Duffie explains the risks.
Many working parents welcomed the chance to do their jobs while staying home during the pandemic. With offices reopening but remote work now a norm, many of these parents want to keep on working from home. SIEPR Senior Fellow Nicholas Bloom explains the downsides for workers and employers... Read More
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.
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.”
"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.