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Mar 26 2020 | Project Syndicate
"The US must take steps to limit job-destroying regulations and avert growth-sapping tax increases – before it’s too late," says SIEPR Senior Fellow John Taylor.
An open letter drafted by Stanford professors says the coronavirus stimulus package should benefit workers — not corporations and their wealthy shareholders.
Mar 26 2020 | USA Today
“This is really going to be a recession unlike anything we have ever seen before,” said Mark Duggan, who is both the director of SIEPR and a SIEPR Senior Fellow.
Mar 26 2020 | CNBC
SIEPR Senior Fellow Ed Lazear discusses the need for liquidity, relief for small businesses, and potential recovery rate.
Mar 26 2020 | Chicago Tribune
"There is no reason that the federal government should spend upward of $50 billion to bail out airlines when these companies continue to have access to the same financial restructuring procedures that they have used time and time again," says SIEPR Senior Fellow Josh Rauh.
As the impact of the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, SIEPR experts are providing analysis, research and ideas meant to inform the decisions being made today by economic policymakers. Follow them here, and also on Twitter and Facebook. AUGUST 16, 2020 sean reardon | THE philadelphia... Read More
Mar 24 2020 | Associated Press
“Right now, the country’s frozen,” said Anat Admati, a SIEPR Senior Fellow. "Policymakers have to decide what’s really best for society."
"The government should provide what economists call liquidity — a financial cushion to allow businesses and individuals adversely affected by an inevitable decline in economic activity to have enough money to survive the shock," says SIEPR Senior Fellow Ed Lazear in this New York Times opinion... Read More
"We don’t know the true infection rate in the U.S. Antibody testing of representative samples to measure disease prevalence (including the recovered) is crucial," says SIEPR Senior Fellow Jay Bhattacharya.
Mar 23 2020 | The Mercury News
“This is not a silver lining. The pandemic is incredibly destructive . . . But it shows that when we really disrupt the economy and shut things down, we emit a lot less pollution, and that affects our health,” says SIEPR Faculty Fellow Marshall Burke.