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Lovely speaks to Reuters, Yahoo Finance, Bloomberg about USMCA, China

"The champagne isn’t quite as fizzy as we might have expected—even under the best of circumstances—and there’s trouble coming from all sides," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely. She adds, "this could be a trade agreement that quickly ends up in dispute and higher trade barriers."

July 1, 2020

Mitra discusses what India needs to do to attract global supply chains in Economic Times

"Attracting GSCs to India is actually very hard work, without having any attractive catchphrase. There is no strategy other than considerable additional investment and effort into infrastructure and skill-building, tackling power bottlenecks, reforms in labour and land regulations and keeping protectionist forces at bay," writes Devashish Mitra, professor of economics and Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs.

June 25, 2020

Dean’s Office, CPR fund summer project assistantships

Eleven faculty members will receive awards from the Maxwell School to support emerging research projects this summer.
June 24, 2020

Lovely discusses Trump's Hong Kong policy in CNN article

"Walking away from situations that challenge U.S. interests, as Trump has done with Hong Kong, only to hide behind a wall of ever higher barriers, will only serve to leave China unchecked and America increasingly alone," writes Professor Mary Lovely.

June 23, 2020

Tóbiás featured in WalletHub article on economic fallout from COVID-19

Áron Tóbiás, assistant professor of economics, says the most important lesson that state authorities can learn from the economic fallout of this pandemic is "the unexpected happens—better be prepared." He adds, "From a public finance perspective, state governments (and the federal government, too) might want to think about setting up more robust rainy-day funds once this crisis is over."

June 11, 2020

Lovely comments on the future of the US-China trade deal in South China Morning Post

"The priority the two sides are placing on the deal is not so much a way to repair damage as it is to not cause further damage," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely. "If the U.S. announces the deal is dead, Trump is locked into some kind of retaliation."

June 8, 2020

Mitra discusses India's need for an effective rescue plan in Economic Times

"As reviving the economy is not possible without restarting production, there needs to be a phased exit from the lockdown through extensive testing that identifies people who can go back to work with the confidence that they won’t contract the disease from others," says Devashish Mitra, Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs.

June 1, 2020

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WP 231 Labor Market Policies in a Roy-Rosen Bargaining Economy

Hugo Jales & Zhengfei Yu
May 31, 2020

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WP 229 A Bayesian Semiparametric Model with Random Coefficients for a Panel of OECD Countries

Badi H. Baltagi, Georges Bresson & Jean-Michel Etienne
May 31, 2020

Lovely weighs in on US-China trade deal targets, tensions on NPR

Professor of Economics Mary Lovely says targets for exports of farm goods, factory products, and crude oil were always going to be a stretch, and that the coronavirus pandemic has made things worse.

May 28, 2020

Lovely quoted in Sinclair Broadcast Group article on COVID-19, US manufacturing

Mary Lovely, professor of economics, believes maintaining a globalized economy is more sustainable for the countries involved than moving manufacturing to the United States unnecessarily.

May 21, 2020

Maxwell faculty and students honored with 2020 One University awards

Syracuse University announced its 2020 One University Awards, honoring members of the University community for their scholarship, teaching, academic achievement, leadership and service. The following Maxwell faculty member and students were among the honorees:
May 14, 2020

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Flores-Lagunes gives advice to 2020 graduates in Syracuse.com

Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, professor of economics, says that graduate school is generally a smart option for students graduating during an economic downturn, provided they balance the added debt with demand for jobs in their desired profession. He added that students should look for programs that help them build connections and network with future employers. 

May 12, 2020

Rosenthal paper on employment density and agglomeration economies published in RS&UE

Crocker H. Liu, Stuart S. Rosenthal & William C. Strange
May 10, 2020

Lovely discusses COVID-19 impact on US-China trade deal in Wall Street Journal

Meeting the terms of the ["Phase One" trade] deal could now rely on the state’s willingness to step in and make the purchases instead of the private sector, says Mary Lovely, professor of economics. "There are going to be a lot of businesses in China that are not going to survive this," she says, referring to the lockdowns associated with the coronavirus.

May 5, 2020

Schwartz, Rothbart study ties free school lunch to higher test scores

Amy Ellen Schwartz & Micah W. Rothbart
May 2, 2020

WP 228 Does Proximity to Fast Food Cause Childhood Obesity? Evidence from Public Housing

Jeehee Han, Amy Ellen Schwartz & Brian Elbel
April 30, 2020

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