Insights / Podcast episode•Jun 16, 2021
Vaccine Lotteries: Worth a Shot?
Eduardo Porter, Tess Vigeland, Steve Levitt, Jeff Severts
More than a dozen states have announced large lotteries to incentivize vaccinations. On this episode,...
Finding•Jun 10, 2021
Science Skepticism Reduces Compliance with COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place Policies
Adam Brzezinski, Valentin Kecht, David Van Dijcke, Austin Wright
The proportion of people who stay at home after shelter-in-place policies go into effect is significantly lower in counties with a high concentration of science skeptics.
Finding•May 11, 2021
Financial Fragility in the COVID-19 Crisis: The Case of Investment Funds in Corporate Bond Markets
Antonio Falato, Itay Goldstein, Ali Hortaçsu
By providing a liquidity backstop for their bond holdings, the Federal Reserve bond purchase program helped to reverse corporate bond fund outflows during the COVID-19 crisis, especially for the most fragile funds.
Topics: COVID-19, Financial Markets