Molly Cook

Molly Cook is a junior studying Applied Math and Economics at Brown University. In addition to supporting Professor Sacerdote’s research on COVID-19 media coverage, she has held internships in energy consulting and evidence-based policymaking. At Brown, Molly has served as an editor for the Brown Political Review, a project manager for an undergraduate consulting group, and a teaching assistant in microeconomics. She is interested in applying economic insights to solve problems in both the public and private sectors. Molly is originally from Hanover, New Hampshire and enjoys hiking and cooking in her free time.

Why Is All Covid-19 News Bad News?

A new paper finds that media coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic, including vaccine development, tends to be more negative in the US than elsewhere....

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