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Nov 29 2020 | Wired
The pandemic has proven the need for new technologies to improve online learning, and SIEPR's Thomas Dee says investors should be backing innovative startups instead of mostly doubling down on existing platforms.
Nov 19 2020 | Stanford News
SIEPR Senior Fellow Paul Milgrom and the GSB's Robert Wilson talk about their auction design research.
Nov 18 2020 | Project Syndicate
Senior Fellow Heidi Williams outlines steps the government can take to start reforming the patent system in this op-ed.
Nov 14 2020 | The Stanford Daily
SIEPR Policy Fellow Ramin Toloui will volunteer for the team reviewing the State Department.
Nov 10 2020 | New York Times
Restaurants, gyms, cafes and other crowded indoor venues accounted for 8 in 10 new coronavirus infections in the early months of the U.S. epidemic, according to a new analysis by SIEPR's David Grusky and fellow Stanford researchers.
Nov 9 2020 | Wall Street Journal
“We have gotten half of a bounce,” SIEPR’s Nicholas Bloom says of the initial economic recovery. “The rest of it is probably going to take another two years or longer.”  
Oct 25 2020 | The New York Times
Voting by mail under normal circumstances does not appear to give either major party an advantage, according to a study by Senior Fellow Andrew Hall.
Oct 22 2020 | The Guardian
"It is time to start harnessing the power of the market rather than the government. That is how we will replace dependency with opportunity and upward mobility," Senior Fellow Michael Boskin writes in this op-ed in response to major trends in U.S. inequality over the last few decades.
"The economy is being held back by the election in the short run, and by not having a vaccine in the medium run,” Senior Fellow Nick Bloom says in this article.
Oct 21 2020 | The New York Times
Research by SIEPR's Maria Polyakova and colleagues shows that while coronavirus deaths last spring were concentrated in New York and New Jersey, the economic ravages from the pandemic extended nationwide, even in states with almost no deaths.