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Small Business shop with Closed and Quarantine signs hanging in the window
May 5, 2020
Small-business owners across the United States were struggling with pandemic-related disruptions and had already laid off large numbers of employees by the time Congress...
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May 5, 2020
On March 24, India’s government announced a nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19, closing schools and non-essential businesses, and suspending air and rail...
Portrait of Penny Goldberg
May 5, 2020
Two months ago, Yale economist Pinelopi Goldberg wasn’t working on anything related to global health. But like many scholars, she has recently shifted her research focus to...
Sun Kyoung Lee portrait
April 17, 2020
Yale Economics and Economic Growth Center postdoctoral associate, Sun Kyoung Lee, is a recipient of one of this year’s IPUMS Research Awards. The awards honor the best...
five students sitting around a table discussing a topic of interest
April 14, 2020
Economics Director of Undergraduate Studies, Professor Ebonya Washington, invites undergraduate students to apply for a peer mentor opening for the 2020-2021 academic year. ...
Fabrizio Zilibotti presenting
April 2, 2020
A joint project examining the link between economic inequality and how parents raise their children has received an award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division...
Visitors wearing surgical mask in front of New York State Department of Labor building
April 2, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc on the economy. Businesses struggle to stay afloat. Unemployment is skyrocketing. Families worry about making ends meet. Yale...