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Perry Singleton funded by University of Kentucky poverty center

Perry Singleton received a $46,500 grant from the University of Kentucky’s Center for Poverty Research to fund his project, "The Effect of Social Security Retirement Benefits on Food-Related Hardship among Older Americans."
April 27, 2020

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Rosenthal paper on spatial reach of agglomeration economies

John P. Harding, Jing Li, Stuart S. Rosenthal & Xirui Zhang
April 13, 2020

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

"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."

April 10, 2020

See related: China, COVID-19, Economic Policy

Lovely explains the economic impact of coronavirus on CGTN

"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." 

April 6, 2020

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

"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.

April 2, 2020

WP 227 The Impact of CEP Universal Free Meals on Revenues, Spending, and Student Health

Michah W. Rothbart, Amy Ellen Schwartz & Emily Gutierrez
March 31, 2020

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

"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." 

March 31, 2020

Lovely comments on future of US-China trade deal in Washington Post

"Ultimately the question is, does the president have the political incentive to push this before the election?" says Professor Mary Lovely. "And I think the answer to that is pretty clearly no." Lovely was interviewed for the Washington Post article "Businesses were already hurting under Trump’s trade war. Then came coronavirus."
March 17, 2020

Lovely quoted in Christian Science Monitor article on impact of COVID-19 on globalization

Professor Mary Lovely was interviewed for the Christian Science Monitor about the COVID-19 crisis and its impact on creating a more globalized world, while other professionals argue less globalization impact. 

March 13, 2020

Lovely speaks with Axios about US agriculture sector, tariffs

"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.

March 12, 2020

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

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.

March 6, 2020

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Dutkowsky speaks to Spectrum News about the stock market drop

"'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."

March 2, 2020

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

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.

February 25, 2020

Lovely discusses US annual trade deficit with Bloomberg, Politico

"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. 

February 6, 2020

Baltagi paper on testing for heteroskedasticity published in Journal of Econometrics

Badi H.Baltagi, Byoung Cheol Jung & Seuck HeunSong
January 31, 2020

Lovely weighs in on new USMCA in Associated Press, Xinhuanet

"The Trump administration's stated goal was to ensure that more of the vehicles will be produced in North America. But the outcome will be just the opposite," write Professor Mary Lovely and her co-authors.

January 31, 2020

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