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Jul 4 2020 | CNBC
Amid the public health crisis, the number of working black business owners is down more than 40%, according to recent research by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy and Research.
Jul 3 2020 | Washington Post
"The only way to close the [achievement] gap is to racially integrate schools," says SIEPR Senior Fellow Sean Reardon, who led a recent study on modern segregation.
Jul 3 2020 | Washington Post
“You can’t run an economy with so many people aged 30 to 45 missing . . . You just have younger and older workers and none of the middle-aged people working,” said SIEPR Senior Fellow Nicholas Bloom.
Jul 2 2020 | New York Times
“I’m a firm believer in post-Covid half time in the office," says SIEPR Senior Fellow Nicholas Bloom.
Jul 2 2020 | CNN
"There's just a lot of things that say [poverty in China] is going to be a persistent problem," said SIEPR Senior Fellow Scott Rozelle, co-director of Stanford University's Rural Education Action Program.
Jun 26 2020 | WHYY
Research by SIEPR Senior Fellow Nicholas Bloom found that employees who worked from home were more productive, needed fewer sick days, and took less time off. "9-to-5 actually became 9-to-5."
Jun 24 2020 | New York Times
According to research by SIEPR Senior Fellow Sean Reardon and his colleagues, the average Black family earning $100,000 a year lives in a neighborhood with an average annual income of $54,000.
Jun 23 2020 | Reuters
An experiment in 2014 run by SIEPR Senior Fellow Nicholas Bloom showed that telecommuting increased productivity by 13%—employees worked more minutes per shift and took more calls on average while working from home.
Jun 22 2020 | The Stanford Daily
Co-sponsored by SIEPR and the Stanford Economics Assoication, the COVID-19 Policy Hackathon drew more than 800 participants from 78 countries.
Jun 22 2020 | LA Times
Research by SIEPR Senior Fellow Andrew Hall on vote-by-mail programs found that absentee balloting didn’t increase one party’s overall turnout or vote share more than the other’s between 1996 and 2018, but modestly increased overall voter turnout.