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May 6 2018 | The Wall Street Journal | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
The Wall Street Journal talks about the economic-policy “uncertainty index” co-created by Nick Bloom to explain stock-market patterns and current investor struggles.
Apr 30 2018 | The Wall Street Journal | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
The Wall Street Journal features Paul Oyer’s research on “dinner table human capital,” highlighting its findings of like-father, like-son benefits.
Apr 26 2018 | The Guardian | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
As lawmakers grapple with controversy over Facebook’s handling of user data, Michael Boskin renews his call for technology policy in this op-ed featured in The Guardian.
Apr 24 2018 | The New York Times | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
The New York Times cites Susan Athey's research on a privacy paradox, showing how people gave up their friends' email addresses in exchange for free pizza.
Apr 19 2018 | The New York Times | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
Bruce Cain is quoted in The New York Times, discussing how the digital economy and ‘homogenous bubbles’ are a key part of why disadvantaged populations are getting pushed out into far-flung exurbs.
Mar 29 2018 | USA Today | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
Matthew Gentzkow tells USA Today that targeting inflammatory ads on politically divisive issues is easier said than done. 
Mar 27 2018 | The Washington Post | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
George Shultz, honorary chair of the SIEPR Advisory Board, and SIEPR senior fellows Michael Boskin, John Cochrane, John Cogan, and John Taylor, team up to write this Washington Post editorial. They say it’s time to act now — before a debt crisis hits.
Mar 19 2018 | The New York Times | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
 This New York Times story features the latest research by SIEPR Senior Fellow Raj Chetty.
Mar 16 2018 | Stanford News | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
A new report from the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, featuring work by SIEPR's David Grusky and other SIEPR fellows, finds that progress on eliminating gender inequality has slowed or stalled entirely.
Mar 8 2018 | The Chronicle of Higher Education | Posted In: SIEPR in the News
The Chronicle of Higher Education highlights research by Senior Fellow Thomas Dee showing that instructors are nearly twice as likely to respond to comments from white male students in online courses than to those from any other race-gender combination.

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