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World Bank President David Malpass discusses the crisis facing development

World Bank President David Malpass spoke at SIEPR about the challenges confronting the developing world, from higher food and energy prices to rising interest rates, inflation, currency depreciation, and capital outflows.

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Ben Bernanke receives 2022 SIEPR Prize

The former Fed chair is recognized for helping steer the U.S. economy through a global financial crisis and the Great Recession, making and influencing policy decisions that helped avert a potential second Great Depression.

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Study finds ‘substantial’ costs on workers with severe COVID-19 illnesses

Research led by SIEPR’s Gopi Shah Goda estimates that at least 500,000 Americans are not working today because of the lingering consequences of their COVID-19 illnesses.

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The renminbi vs. the dollar

SIEPR’s Matteo Maggiori explains why China’s push to establish the renminbi as a formidable competitor to the U.S. dollar is worth paying attention to.

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Crooked financial advisors can slip through regulatory cracks

SIEPR’s Colleen Honigsberg looks at how loopholes in regulatory monitoring of financial advisors allow bad actors to cheat with impunity.

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Econ for sports fans: Paul Oyer on his new book ‘An Economist Goes to the Game’

In his new book, An Economist Goes to the Game, SIEPR’s Paul Oyer intertwines economic principles with a medley of real-life circumstances across the sports spectrum.

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The Great Resistance: Getting employees back to the office

In this policy brief, economics Professor and SIEPR Senior Fellow Nicholas Bloom shares key findings from his research on return-to-work post-pandemic and advice for restoring an in-office work culture.

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Missed diagnoses: Study highlights the importance of physician skills in health care

Research by SIEPR senior fellows David Chan and Matthew Gentzkow challenges the premise that different approaches to patient care are a result of practitioner preference and suggests that policies to boost skills could improve health care efficiency.

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SIEPR Economic Summit highlights pandemic issues

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Sal Khan were among the speakers who offered insights on pandemic-related policy challenges and solutions.

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Study on purchasing power highlights income segregation

Housing prices vary widely across American cities and clearly affect the standards of living for urban dwellers. But what about the other costs of big-city living: money spent on gas, health care, groceries, entertainment and the daily Starbucks fix?

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