Alumnus Josh Aviv Introduces President Biden
Josh Aviv '15 B.A. (Econ), founder and CEO of SparkCharge, was invited to introduce Biden before the president signed off on the bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act.
See related: Sustainability, Washington, D.C.
Yinger Quoted in Economist Article on Decline in Racial Discrimination in Mortgage Lending
"I think it’s fair to say that there’s still some discrimination, but it’s not very common," says John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs.
See related: Civil Rights, Housing, Race & Ethnicity, United States
Rothenberg Discusses Recent Research in Indonesia on the Benefits of Road Maintenance with VoxDev
Alexander Rothenberg, assistant professor of economics, and co-authors analyze how changes in road quality driven by maintenance and upgrading decisions impact local economic outcomes in Indonesia.
See related: Economic Policy, Infrastructure, South Asia
Engelhardt Speaks with CNN About the Increase in Social Security Payments in 2023
Asked about the White House’s assertion that “President Biden’s leadership” is responsible for the increase, Gary Engelhardt, professor of economics, tells CNN: “This assertion is incorrect.”
See related: Economic Policy, United States
Research on Racial Disparities in Education by Professors Drake, Shi and Zhu Cited in NY Times
The work of Sean Drake, assistant professor of sociology, Ying Shi, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs, and Maria Zhu, assistant professor of economics, was referenced in the article, "Asian American Students Face Bias, but It’s Not What You Might Think."
See related: Civil Rights, Education, Race & Ethnicity, U.S. Education, United States
Trade liberalization and poverty reduction
"Trade liberalization and poverty reduction," authored by Professor of Economics Devashish Mitra, was published in IZA World of Labor.
WP 251 Cities in a Pandemic: Evidence from China
WP 249 The Conditional Mode in Parametric Frontier Models
Lovely Speaks with The New York Times About US Manufacturing Jobs
Professor Emerita of Economics Mary Lovely was quoted in the New York Times article, "Factory Jobs Are Booming Like It’s the 1970s."
See related: China, COVID-19, Labor, United States
SU Part of a Team Awarded $60 Million USDA Grant to Promote Climate-Smart Commodities
Syracuse University is a leading partner in a multi-university project that aims to increase supply and demand for climate-smart commodities produced and manufactured in New York state, supported by a new grant from the USDA’s Partnership for Climate-Smart Commodities. The $60 million project is led by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Department of Agriculture and Markets
See related: Climate Change, Grant Awards, Natural Resources, State & Local, Sustainability, United States
Mitra Piece on India’s Export-Oriented Manufacturing Model Published in Ideas for India
"Has the export-oriented manufacturing model reached its sell-by date for India?," authored by Professor Devashish Mitra, was published in Ideas for India.
See related: Economic Policy, India, Labor
The Effect of Social Security Benefits on Food Insecurity at the Early Entitlement Age
"The effect of social security benefits on food insecurity at the early entitlement age," authored by Associate Professor of Economics Perry Singleton, was published in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy.
See related: Food Security, Nutrition
Maxwell School Welcomes New Faculty, Department Chairs for 2022-23
See related: Promotions & Appointments
Schwartz Quoted in Chalkbeat Article on Reversing New York City School Budgets
Amy Ellen Schwartz, professor of economics and public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the Chalkbeat article, "Eric Adams is facing pressure to reverse NYC school budget cuts. Should he?"
See related: Economic Policy, New York City, U.S. Education
Maxwell School Announces 2022 Faculty Promotions
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Monarch Weighs in on the Future of China’s Global Manufacturing Dominance
Ryan Monarch, assistant professor of economics, was quoted in the International Business Times article, "COVID And The Russian-Ukraine War Could End China's Manufacturing Dominance."
Mitra Speaks with Bloomberg on Unemployment, Protests in India
Engelhardt Examines Impact of Aging Baby Boomer Homeowners on Housing Supply
Professor Gary Engelhardt's research on the impact the aging and eventual death of baby boomers may have on future demand and the supply of homes listed for sale by older Americans (ages 50 and older) was featured in the Mortgage Orb article, "RIHA Studies Impact of Aging Baby Boomer Homeowners on Housing Supply."
See related: Aging, Housing, United States
Yinger Featured in Medium Article on Mortgage Discrimination
John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs, was featured in the Medium article, "Interview with Economics Professor John Yinger on Mortgage Discrimination."
See related: Civil Rights, Housing, United States
WP 245 The Link Between Gentrification, Children’s Egocentric Food Environment, and Obesity
See related: Housing