Around the Farm

Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies —

The importance of risk perceptions during pandemic shutdowns

A new Stanford study suggests that people’s perceptions of their own risks play an important role in their actions — and that shelter-in-place policies influence what they do, but not to the extent that some might think.

Stanford Graduate School of Business —

How trade triggers innovation

Competition from imports pushes domestic laggards to adopt more efficient practices and technologies.