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Will Telecommuting Stick?

Responses to the pandemic have shifted many patterns: online education for both K-12 and higher ed, online health care consultations, online business meetings, and telecommuting to jobs.

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Interview with Larry Summers: China, Debt, Pandemic, and More

Irwin Stelzer and Jeffrey Gedmin have a wide-ranging interview with Lawrence Summers in The American Interest (May 22, 2020, "How to Fix Globalization—for Detroit, Not Davos").

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Covid-19: L Shaped Recovery Is The Norm

Many analysts and economists are trying to predict the shape of the economic recovery post-Covid-19.

3 months

Global Investors Demand Gold As Protection Against Financial Repression

There is a huge disconnect between markets and the economic reality, and it’s fundamentally based on the view that 2020 is a lost year and therefore what investors need to think about is 2021 is a recovery year.

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Interview with Joshua Angrist: Education Policy and Causality Questions

David A. Price interviews Joshua Angrist in Econ Focus (First Quarter 2020, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, pp. 18-22).

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The House Relief Package Is Unnecessary

The crisis caused by the forced shutdown of the economy has given us some important lessons.

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