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May 19, 2020
Black people are more than 3.5 times more likely to die of COVID-19 than white people, and Latino people are nearly twice as likely, new research says.
May 12, 2020
In an online talk, Professors Andrew Metrick, William English, Sigridur Benediktsdottir, and Fiona Scott Morton discussed how to avoid an economic catastrophe.
May 5, 2020
Goldberg discusses the contrasts between rich and poor nations, the risks of lockdowns, and scholarship in a time of crisis.
May 4, 2020
Yale economists Rohini Pande and Charity Troyer Moore discuss their work and the challenges faced by developing countries in dealing with the pandemic.
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May 3, 2020
Zack Cooper recently joined a group of experts hosted by Stephen J. Dubner on Freakonomics Radio to discuss the conditions necessary for safely reopening the U.S. and its...
May 1, 2020
A survey of more than 8,000 small-business owners shows that they are becoming increasingly pessimistic about their company’s prospects despite federal relief.
April 29, 2020
Yale’s Robert Shiller, author of “Narrative Economics” discusses what stories are forming around the pandemic and what they might mean for our economic future.