Robert W. Fairlie – Research and Ongoing Data on COVID-19 Impacts
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Recent Estimates for Impacts on Small Business Owners

 

 

Source: WP

 

 

 

Source: WP

 

 

Source: WP

 

 

Recent Research

• The Impact of COVID-19 on Small Business Owners: The First Three Months after Social-Distancing Restrictions, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, PDF

• The Impact of COVID-19 on Small Business Owners: Continued Losses and the Partial Rebound in May 2020 IST WP, SIEPR WP

• The Impact of Covid-19 on Small Business Owners: Evidence of Early-Stage Losses from the April 2020 Current Population Survey SIEPR WP, NBER WP

• Early Evidence of the Impacts of COVID-19 on Minority Unemployment (with Ken Couch and Huanan Xu) forthcoming Journal of Public Economics, WP

• The Impacts of COVID-19 on Minority Unemployment: First Evidence from April 2020 CPS Microdata (with Ken Couch and Huanan Xu) SIEPR WP, NBER WP

Some recent coverage: WashPost#1, WP#2, NYTimes#1, NYT#2, WSJ#1, WSJ#2, PBS, CBS, CNBC#1, CNBC#2, USA Today, Bloomberg, BBC, Forbes, Vox, National Geographic

 

New Senate Bill by Senators Schumer, Booker, Harris, and others citing research

 

New bills signed by Governor Gavin Newsome citing research

 

NBER COVID-19 Video

 

UCSC University Forum Video