1654: Leave The City, Work From Home, Dr. Nicholas Bloom, Stanford University, National Bureau of Economic Research

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Is a home worth its weight in gold or bitcoin? Jason Hartman shares some constitutionally great news for landlords. As well, let's start testing currency transfer efficiencies - starting with the Fed and Bitcoin.

Jason Hartman talks with Stanford University, Professor of Economics, Dr. Nicholas Bloom. Bloom and Hartman discuss the significant economic changes in the US economy as well as social changes. How has the work from home trend grown through pandemic times, and are employees more productive in this environment? Will this work from home trend continue to give people reason to leave exhaustingly expensive homes in the city?

Key Takeaways:

[1:30] Landlords, are you ready for eviction moratorium good news?

[3:40] Talking about measuring sticks, is housing worth its weight in gold or bitcoin?

[8:15] Let's talk about money transfer inefficiencies. Bitcoin, or The Feds System banking transfer system, who loses?

Nicholas Bloom

[12:25] Working from home has absolutely exploded, from 5% to 60% at the peak of the pandemic.

[13:10] Geography is less meaningful than ever in US history.

[16:10] San Francisco has a sort of rental apocalypse due to the pandemic.

[18:50] Working from home has already been on an upward trend.

[26:00] The best way to fix the economy is to eliminate the virus.

[28:30] Big tech never set out to censor what’s online.

[33:00] Are people more or less productive working from home?

[35:15] Are we to expect inflation due to all of the money printing?

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