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From February through April of this year, a staggering 40% of Black-owned businesses owners said they were not working, according to an analysis from SIEPR Visiting Professor Rob Fairlie.
Jul 7 2020 | SF Chronicle
SIEPR Senior Fellow Mark Cullen, founding director of the Center for Population Health Sciences at Stanford University comments on airborne transmission of COVID-19.
Jul 7 2020 | Mother Jones
A 2016 paper by SIEPR economists “suggests that black-owned businesses have more difficulty in accessing formal credit channels…This results in businesses that start with smaller amounts of financial capital and that do not ‘catch up’ over time.”
Jul 7 2020 | Reuters
A SIEPR study by Andrew Hall found that universal voting by mail had no effect on partisan outcomes, did not appear to give an advantage to any particular racial, economic or age group, and increased overall participation by about 2 percentage points.
Jul 6 2020 | The Guardian
A report by SIEPR Senior Fellow David Grusky from the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality found that from 2008 and 2016, the mortality rates of people between the ages of 25 and 34 increased 20%, largely because of suicides and drug overdoses.  
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
“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 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 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.