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Insights / Podcast episodeApr 07, 2021

WFH… Forever?

Eduardo Porter, Tess Vigeland, Steven J. Davis, Kate Lister
The pandemic forced many Americans into a mass social experiment: working from home (WFH). Now,...
Topics:  COVID-19, Employment & Wages
Insights / Podcast episodeFeb 25, 2021

The Surprising Results of Pandemic Unemployment Benefit‪s‬

Eduardo Porter, Tess Vigeland, Peter Ganong, Fiona Greig
In March 2020, the CARES Act expanded who was eligible for unemployment benefits, how much...
Topics:  COVID-19, Employment & Wages
Insights / Podcast episodeDec 31, 2020

The Pandemic Recession’s Gender Gap

Eduardo Porter, Tess Vigeland, Yana Gallen, Heather Sarsons
Women suffered significantly in the early months of the current recession, raising important questions about...
Topics:  COVID-19, Employment & Wages
Insights / Research BriefSep 08, 2020

The Allocation of Talent and US Economic Growth

Imagine falling sick in a world where half or more of all the good doctors were intentionally kept out of the profession. How confident would you be in the care you received? Or imagine that you needed a lawyer to get you out of a tight legal jam, yet roughly half of the brightest legal minds were intentionally unavailable?
Topics:  Employment & Wages
Insights / CommentaryJul 11, 2020

Why Congress must say no to the $600 unemployment bonus extension

New York Post; Brian Blase, Casey Mulligan, Doug Badger
Topics:  COVID-19, Employment & Wages
Insights / Podcast episodeJun 25, 2020

Episode 11: The Lopsided Recession

Eduardo Porter, Tess Vigeland, Veronica Guerrieri, Erik Hurst
The current recession is not only unprecedented in its nature and scope, but also in...
Topics:  COVID-19, Employment & Wages
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Lunch and Learn Discussion Series: The Economic Policy Response to COVID-19

Topics:  COVID-19, Employment & Wages
Insights / Podcast episodeJun 09, 2020

Episode 8: Rethinking the Jobless Benefits Boost

Eduardo Porter, Tess Vigeland, Peter Ganong, Joseph S. Vavra
Under the CARES Act, two-thirds of eligible unemployed Americans can access unemployment insurance exceeding their...
Topics:  COVID-19, Employment & Wages