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Apr 6 2020 | VOX
Recent research by SIEPR economists suggests that, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, young male workers at small firms could see earnings losses of 8% to 9%, while older women at large firms might see little or no change in their earnings.
Apr 2 2020 | The Atlantic
Pandemic-related shutdowns in China led to reductions in pollution that saved the lives of many children and elderly adults, according to an analysis done by SIEPR Senior Fellow Marshall Burke.
A new initiative has been launched to urge universities and companies to free up intellectual property (IP) to spur development of treatments and cures for Covid-19. IP law expert Professor Mark Lemley, a founding member, discusses the project.
Mar 31 2020 | The Guardian
Using data from four Chinese cities to measure changes in pollution, SIEPR Senior Fellow Marshall Burke estimated that, in China alone, emission reductions since the start of the pandemic saved the lives of at least 1,400 children under five and 51,700 adults over 70.
Mar 31 2020 | Bloomberg
"Speeding the development of vaccines and effective drug therapies by vastly increasing the rewards for businesses would decisively limit the economic damage," according to Hanno Lustig, a SIEPR Senior Fellow and professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
"Now that the Cares Act is law, policy makers need to find ways to impose restrictions on how the money is deployed," says SIEPR Senior Fellow Amit Seru.
Mar 30 2020 | Los Angeles Times
“The epidemiology studies imply severe economic damage in the form of additional loss of human life (to which I assign high economic damage),” observed Darrell Duffie.
Mar 29 2020 | Los Angeles Times
SIEPR Senior Fellow Nicholas Bloom shares some tips on how to effectively share a workspace with your roommate or partner.
Mar 27 2020 | The Washington Post
Due to coronavirus, many children have lost much of the educational structure that a classroom would normally provide. SIEPR Senior Fellow Eric Hanushek shares his thoughts on how this lack of structure could impact students in the long run.
Mar 27 2020 | The New York Times
"In China, just two months of reduced pollution is likely to have saved the lives of 4,000 children under the age of 5 and 73,000 adults over the age of 70," says SIEPR Faculty Fellow Marshall Burke.