NEW: "The U.S. labor market during the beginning of the Pandemic Recession," for June 25 Brookings Papers on Economic Activity conference (joint with Tomaz Cajner, Leland Crane, John Grigsby, Adrian Hamins-Puertolas, Erik Hurst, Chris Kurz, and Ahu Yildirmaz).

NEW: "Research with private sector business microdata: The case of NETS/D&B," for July 13 NBER Summer Institute Entrepreneurship Group meeting (joint with Leland Crane).


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