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Media Mentions Archive

Jun 19 2020 | Bloomberg
“I fear that the prominence of the city, and particularly city centers, will decline,” said SIEPR Senior Fellow Nicholas Bloom.
Jun 18 2020 | SF Chronicle
SIEPR Senior Fellow Nicholas Bloom discusses unemployment in California.
Jun 17 2020 | Washington Post
"It will be extraordinarily hard to reach a consensus on a new director general when there isn’t any underlying consensus among members on what the WTO is supposed to do," says SIEPR Senior Fellow Judith Goldstein.
Jun 17 2020 | Boston Globe
SIEPR Senior Fellow Nicholas Bloom discusses the "Ikea-ization” of office costs—a reference to the way the Swedish superstores helped shift the responsibility for assembly from the seller to the customer.
Jun 16 2020 | USA Today
SIEPR Visiting Prof. Rob Fairlie's recent study shows the number of active business owners in the US plunged by 22% from February to April due to coronavirus. African American businesses suffered the most, followed by Latino and Asian business owners.
Jun 15 2020 | WBUR
Will working from home endure after the pandemic? SIEPR Senior Fellow Nicholas Bloom explores the future of the virtual workplace in this WBUR audio segment.
Jun 14 2020 | Bloomberg
“There’s a massive reallocation shock,” said SIEPR Senior Fellow Nicholas Bloom, professor of economics at Stanford. The recession “hits different sectors differently. Some benefit and some fall.”
Jun 13 2020 | New York Times
SIEPR Senior Fellow Grant Miller, a health economics expert, found that as states granted the vote to women in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, those states invested more in sanitation and public health—saving about 20,000 children’s lives a year.
Jun 12 2020 | New York Times
A two-year study done 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.
Jun 12 2020 | JAMA Network
"To simply return to the prepandemic health care system during a presidential election year would be a mistake. This is a time to think more boldly about the future of the US health care system," says SIEPR Senior Fellow Emeritus Victor Fuchs.