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Lovely quoted in USA Today article on face mask imports from China

April 10, 2020

"Suppliers may not have been able to supply as much as was demanded because they needed to provide it to the local economy, and the Chinese factories were simply not operating," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely. "Workers were not at work. They were at home. They were quarantined."

See related: China, COVID-19, Economic Policy

Lovely explains the economic impact of coronavirus on CGTN

April 6, 2020

"We're looking at a labor market catastrophe right now here in the United States," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely. "What we seem to need right now is employment support to keep these people attached to their employers and able to get back to work relatively quickly when the economy comes back." 

Lovely op-ed on addressing economic impact of COVID-19 featured on CNN

April 2, 2020

"Tariff rollbacks signal a desire to reduce mounting U.S.-China trade tensions, offering a much-needed model of global cooperation at a time of shared crisis," writes Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

Lovely quoted in Washington Times article on US-China trade deal

March 31, 2020

"There’s a real question as to the economic capacity in both countries [right now]," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics, adding that "it’s hopeful that the officials are saying that they still intend to meet these obligations." 

Lovely speaks with Axios about US agriculture sector, tariffs

March 12, 2020

"Most observers believed that the agriculture sector was hurt and would need an extraordinary year to make up for that. I don’t think they’re going to see it," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

Engelhardt wins grant through the U.S. Social Security Administration

March 6, 2020

The $100,000 grant will support Gary V. Engelhardt, a professor of economics and faculty associate with the Aging Studies Institute, in his research into the role of housing equity as an asset for retirement planning among older Americans. Engelhardt’s project is expected to provide insights into how the Social Security Administration will be able to supplement its existing resources given expected long-term funding shortfalls.

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Dutkowsky speaks to Spectrum News about the stock market drop

March 2, 2020

"'The Dow's off 1,000 points, oh my goodness, that's horrible.' But the Dow's [near] 30,000 points, so that's a 3% drop," says Donald Dutkowsky, professor emeritus of economics, adding that a 3% drop is not good, but not awful. "I would advise investors to take a deep breath. If you're in it for the long-term for like your pension, take a deep breath and stay the course."

See related: Income, United States

Lovely speaks to Washington Times about FBI, Chinese-American scientists

February 25, 2020

Professor of Economics Mary Lovely says the rules governing scientists’ ties to Chinese research institutions are murky and sometimes lead prosecutors to charge people who have made innocent mistakes. "People can stumble into things inadvertently. The rules have to be very clear and if someone violates those clear rules, then you throw the book at them," she says.

Lovely discusses US annual trade deficit with Bloomberg, Politico

February 6, 2020

"Everything the president has done has shown that the advice of more traditional economists has actually been very solid—so we don’t see the trade deficit closing as a result," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics. 

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