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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.
Jun 11 2020 | Wall Street Journal
Jonathan Levin, SIEPR Senior Fellow and dean of Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, discusses how the coronavirus pandemic will shape M.B.A. programs in September—and beyond.
Jun 11 2020 | The Atlantic
A report coauthored by Mark Duggan—Director and Senior Fellow of SIEPR—found that mortality rates for people from ages 25 to 34 had risen by more than 20 percent since 2008.
Jun 9 2020 | New York Times
A 2015 case study by SIEPR Senior Fellow Nicholas Bloom found that when one Chinese travel agency assigned a random group of employees to work remotely for nine months, their productivity went up by 13 percent.
Jun 7 2020 | New York Times
A recent study by SIEPR Senior Fellow Andrew Hall found that voting by mail did not advantage either party, and might increase voter turnout for both parties.