The “Fauci Effect” and the Job Market

Posted by Robert Gray Atkins on Jan 25, 2021 2:17:31 PM

The “Fauci Effect” refers to the significant bump (nearly 20%) in medical school applications, as reported by admissions officials across the country.  The officials attribute the unprecedented rise to the popularity of Anthony Fauci, the director of the NIAID, who essentially became the face of our nation’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic nearly a year ago. 

Topics: Job Postings, Employment Trends, Labor Market Data, Fauci Effect