News & Announcements

Professor John Friedman's Lab, Opportunity Insights, Launches Real Time Economic Tracker to Understand Economic Effects of COVID

May 7, 2020

Today, 5/7/2020, the Harvard-based research team Opportunity Insights (OI), run by Professor John Friedman, with support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Brown University is launching a real-time economic tracker to assist policymakers in understanding the dimensions of the current economic downturn and provide evidence toward targeted and effective recovery efforts.

Professor Emily Oster's COVID Explained Website Launch

May 7, 2020

Professor Emily Oster, Galit Alter and a team of researchers and students at Brown, MIT, Harvard, Mass General and elsewhere worked together to develop COVID Explained , a website that serves as a hub of information for important COVID topics. Check it out! Congratulations to Emily, Galit and their team. 


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