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Jun 5 2020 | CNBC
SIEPR Senior Fellow Ed Lazear and CNBC On-Air Editor Rick Santelli discuss retracing the footsteps of the last recession, good news on wages, and what to expect next month.
Jun 5 2020 | Wall Street Journal
SIEPR Senior Fellow John H. Cochrane shares his thoughts on Modern monetary theory, also known as MMT.
Jun 3 2020 | New York Times
SIEPR Senior Fellow Matt Gentzkow found that voter polarization in the United States nearly doubled over the last four decades, increasing at a much faster pace than in eight other developed nations.
Jun 3 2020 | ABC News
Research by SIEPR Visiting Professor Rob Fairlie determined that startups by people of color report, on average, substantially higher levels of loan denials than their white counterparts.
Jun 1 2020 | New York Times
“The abruptness of this shock [COVID-19] is much larger than the 2008 global financial crisis,” said Ramin Toloui, an assistant Treasury secretary for international finance during the Obama administration.
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 27 2020 | CNN
"Companies developing Covid-19 treatments run the risk of acting too quickly," warns SIEPR Senior Fellow Anat Admati, professor of finance and economics at the Stanford GSB.
May 25 2020 | New York Times
SIEPR Senior Fellow Matt Gentzkow, who is leading a group of researchers tracking partisanship in the virus response, said his team initially thought that a health crisis would minimize differences—unfortunately, polarization increased.
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
“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.