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"The US needs a 'New New Deal,' or a set of expansive government programs and reforms to help cash-strapped, jobless Americans and struggling businesses," says Stanford economics professor Matthew Jackson.
Apr 21 2020 | Chicago Tribune
SIEPR Senior Fellow Nicholas Bloom urges executives to be flexible in how they plan to reopen businesses and to be prepared to have their plans updated on a rolling basis.
Apr 20 2020 | Foreign Affairs
"The current crisis is a tragic collision of viral spread and political geography," says SIEPR Senior Fellow Jonathan Rodden.
Apr 17 2020 | The Washington Post
"Our study has a clear takeaway: Voting by mail does not give either party a fundamental advantage over the other," say Stanford economic researchers in a study coauthored by SIEPR Senior Fellow Andrew Hall.
Apr 17 2020 | Los Angeles Times
SIEPR Senior Fellow Matt Gentzkow and his colleagues found that Democrats and Republicans “genuinely differ in their beliefs about the severity of the outbreak.”
Apr 15 2020 | WIRED
Republicans say they're less afraid of Covid-19 than Democrats, and SIEPR Senior Fellow Matt Gentzkow's new research shows that their social distancing behaviors are influenced by those beliefs.
Apr 15 2020 | Reuters
In a recent analysis, SIEPR Senior Fellow Nick Bloom—creator of an often-cited uncertainty index—projected that by the end of 2020, gross domestic product would still be down 11% compared to 2019.
Apr 15 2020 | USA Today
The IRS's dispersal of stimulus checks "is a massive operation, and let's hope they know what they're doing since people need that money," says SIEPR Senior Fellow Anat Admati.
Apr 15 2020 | Barron's
Based on studying the Great Recession, SIEPR Senior Fellow Amit Seru argues that debt relief is a crucial factor in how fast the economy can recover, and urges the government to take action in giving people a break on their mortgage and rent payments, student debt, and auto loans.
Apr 15 2020 | CNN
SIEPR Senior Fellow Matt Gentzkow discusses his current research involving the differences between political parties in the ways that people are responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

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