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Jun 6 2019 | Stanford News
A new report issued by the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality details how economic trends are adversely affecting millenials in when it comes to their earnings, health, housing and more.
An analysis of nearly 9,000 cases by Amit Seru and colleaugues found that mandatory arbitration is a rigged system in favor of businesses.
Jun 4 2019 | The New York Times
Research by Faculty Fellows Petra Persson and Maya Rossin-Slater show how a law in Sweden granting fathers flexible time off after a new baby has helped improve the postpartum health of mothers.
People with high incomes dominate employment-based health insurance, influencing a health system to be more geared to the interests of the wealthier, writes Victor Fuchs.
In The Wall Street Journal, Edward Lazear explains how a rising productivity gap in the U.S. contributes to wage inequality.
May 2 2019 | BBC
Maria Polyakova speaks with the BBC about research she conducted with Petra Persson about the health benefits of having a doctor in the family.
May 2 2019 | PBS NewsHour
Paul Oyer and Susan Athey are featured in a piece that explores how Uber employs economists to analyze their data.
Apr 29 2019 | The Washington Post
SIEPR’s Darrell Duffie, who has examined replacement approaches for the financial benchmark known as Libor, calls its planned demise “the largest financial engineering project the world has ever seen.”
Apr 26 2019 | The Los Angeles Times
SIEPR Director Mark Duggan's research indicates the potential of less competitive contracts as the defense industry gets more concentrated.
Apr 25 2019 | STAT
SIEPR’s Marcella Alsan says the medical school’s agreement with the Trump administration to end consideration of race in admissions is a step backward for improving health care in the U.S.