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WP 236 Dynamic and Non-Neutral Productivity Effects of Foreign Ownership

Yoonseok Lee, Mary E. Lovely & Hoang Pham
January 1, 2021

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Lovely talks to Agweek about Biden's approach on trade issues

"We know to expect, clearly from his history, that President-elect Biden will work more closely with Western allies and use international institutions to promote new global initiatives," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics. 

December 4, 2020

WP 235 Technical Efficiency of Public Middle Schools in New York City

William C. Horrace, Michah W. Rothbart & Yi Yang
November 30, 2020

Lovely discusses US-China trade under Biden in Iowa Capital Dispatch

"If there’s going to be some type of rapprochement with China on this [trade deals], there’s going to have to be negotiations before that between the Chinese and the Americans that deescalate the conflict and result in some other wins from both sides," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

November 24, 2020

Lovely quoted in New York Times article on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

"RCEP [Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership] gives foreign companies enhanced flexibility in navigating between the two giants," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely. "Lower tariffs within the region increases the value of operating within the Asian region, while the uniform rules of origin make it easier to pull production away from the Chinese mainland while retaining that access."

November 16, 2020

See related: China, Economic Policy, Trade

Lovely discusses US trade ties with Asia-Pacific nations in Bloomberg

"The choice for Biden is clear," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics. "Return the U.S. to the Trans-Pacific Partnership to ensure access for U.S. companies."

November 12, 2020

Flores-Lagunes comments on October jobs report in MarketWatch

According to Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, professor of economics, improving jobs numbers may have "some explanatory power for the good showing by the president on election night."

November 10, 2020

Flores-Lagunes quoted in Wall Street Journal article on US unemployment

"As these last few weeks have shown us, the pandemic is not over," says Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, professor of economics. He says the recent surge in COVID-19 cases could lead to another round of business closures and job losses, potentially unwinding a portion of the labor market’s summer rebound.

November 5, 2020

See related: COVID-19, Labor, United States

Lovely comments on auto trade under Biden presidency in CNBC article

"On automotive trade, I don’t think you’re going to see Biden making much of a move," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely. "There’s no way, especially with the labor support Biden has, he’s going to change that."

November 3, 2020

WP 234 The Effects of Vietnam-Era Military Service on the Long-Term Health of Veterans

Xintong Wang, Carlos A. Flores & Alfonso Flores-Lagunes
October 31, 2020

Lovely speaks to South China Morning Post about the future of trade, CPTPP

"The Trumpers have this idea that we‘re going to bring supply chains back home, and that is not going to happen, so where are we going?" Many Americans "don’t want to deal with a communist country that they don’t understand, with human rights positions they don’t approve of, to put it mildly," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics. 

October 29, 2020

Lovely speaks to BNN Bloomberg, Politico about Trump's use of tariffs

"Short-term fixes like tariffs don’t work," says Professor Mary Lovely. She claims that the large U.S. trade deficit is fundamentally driven by larger economic factors—like the fact Americans spend more than they save and have to borrow from abroad to finance the difference.

October 7, 2020

Singleton study on labor unions, workplace safety published

Ling Li, Shawn Rohlin & Perry Singleton
October 2, 2020

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WP 233 A Panel Data Model with Generalized Higher-Order Network Effects

Badi H. Baltagi, Sophia Ding, Peter H. Egger
September 30, 2020

Lovely quoted in Washington Times article on Trump, Biden and trade

"I would just say an important difference between Biden and Trump, when the smoke clears, is that Biden wants to work with the allies," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely.

September 30, 2020

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