COVID-19 Faculty Analysis & Perspectives

As the impact of the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, Stanford GSB faculty are providing analysis and perspective meant to guide and inform the decisions being made by policymakers.

In the Media
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Fast Company
August 28, 2020

This Interactive Tool Lets You Experiment with Different COVID-19 Reopening Strategies

Faculty members Mohammad Akbarpour and Shoshana Vasserman developed a new computer model that calculates the effects of COVID-19 reopening strategies.

In the Media

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Financial Post

July 06, 2021

Lower Density and Less Foot Traffic: What Hybrid Work Will Mean For Downtown Cores

Courtesy faculty member Nicholas A. Bloom predicts lower density and less foot traffic in cities’ downtown cores due to new post-pandemic work models.

CNN Business

June 02, 2021

Silicon Valley May Look Very Different After the Pandemic

Courtesy faculty member Nicholas A. Bloom shares the challenges remote working presents for innovation and how companies are embracing a hybrid model.


June 01, 2021

Americans Are Done with 5 Days a Week in the Office. Here’s What That Means for the Economy

Courtesy faculty member Nicholas A. Bloom shares the impact remote work has had on migration, real estate, diversity, and productivity.

The Financial Times

May 23, 2021

The Simple Tools That Helped Companies Resist the Crisis

This article features research coauthored by courtesy faculty member Nicholas A. Bloom on how management styles impact organizational outcomes.


May 14, 2021

How Biden Can Beat Vaccine Polarization, Explained in 600 Words

This article highlights research coauthored by courtesy faculty member Robb Willer that explores Republicans’ attitudes toward the COVID-19 vaccine.