Insights and Analysis on the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the impact of the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, we are providing research, analysis and perspective in order to guide and inform the decisions being made by policymakers and business leaders.


People line up at a safe social distance outside the grocery store amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. Credit: Reuters/Brian Snyder
September 1, 2020

Mapping the Good and the Bad of Pandemic-Related Restrictions

A new computer model developed by Stanford researchers could help policymakers choose the right reopening strategy.

In the Media: Faculty Analysis & Perspectives

Psychology Today
January 19, 2021
Faculty member Szu-chi Huang discusses the impact of human portrayals in messaging and media on health outcomes.
Business Insider
December 29, 2020
Courtesy faculty member Nicholas A. Bloom discusses how increasing pay and benefits can reinforce employee loyalty.
December 25, 2020
In this article, courtesy faculty member Nicholas A. Bloom discusses his research on the new work-from-home economy.
The Aspen Institute
December 21, 2020
In this article, faculty member Anat R. Admati shares her business predictions for the new year.
December 17, 2020
Faculty member Jeffrey Pfeffer shares commentary on the challenges of working from home in this article.
December 17, 2020
This op-ed features research coauthored by courtesy faculty member Nicholas A. Bloom which forecasts what remote work will look like in 2021.

Faculty Publications

Amit Batish, Andrew Gordon, David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan, Edward M. Watts, Courtney Yu
Stanford Closer Look Series. Corporate Governance Research Initiative, September
Hayagreeva Rao, Robert I. Sutton
McKinsey Quarterly. July
Susan Athey, Rena Conti, Richard Frank, Jonathan Gruber
Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy. July