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Jul 12 2020 | SF Chronicle
The explosion of working from home, coupled with anti-immigration administration policies, “creates the perfect storm for shifting high-tech jobs overseas,” said SIEPR Senior Fellow Nick Bloom.
Jul 11 2020 | Wall Street Journal
Employees have no legal recourse against colleagues who they feel aren’t doing enough—or going overboard—to prevent the spread of COVID-19, said SIEPR Senior Fellow Alison Morantz. “Maybe new state laws or creative legal theories will emerge,” she added.
Jul 11 2020 | New York Times
Judith Goldstein, SIEPR Senior Fellow and chair of Stanford’s political science department, described Professor Lucius Barker "cared about the law and about minority interest in the law way before Black Lives Matter,” adding, “In that way he was pathbreaking.”
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 7 2020 | Wall Street Journal
According to a new analysis by SIEPR Faculty Fellow Colleen Honigsberg, more than 4,000 lending institutions are in line to split between $14.3 billion to $24.6 billion in processing fees for PPP loans.
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 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.