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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

Shifa paper on trade in high-skilled human capital published

Abdulaziz B. Shifa
September 28, 2020

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Lovely comments on US-China tech war in Axios article

The torrent of anti-Chinese rhetoric by the Trump administration recently has been countered by much softer actions, as the administration attempts to "thread the needle" of looking tough heading into the election while having the Chinese continue to purchase U.S. goods, says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

September 23, 2020

Study by Ali, Shifa on colonial power, corruption in Africa published

Merima Ali, Odd-Helge Fjeldstad & Abdulaziz B. Shifa
September 16, 2020

Lovely op-ed on restoring US manufacturing published in San Antonio Express-News

"To restore U.S. manufacturing jobs, we need to ask why production costs are higher here than abroad. We need to rebalance the costs and benefits to favor the U.S.," writes Mary Lovely, professor of economics. "To successfully manufacture in the U.S. and pay American wages, employers use advanced capital equipment."

September 16, 2020

Lovely quoted in Reuters article on how Biden will handle tariffs

"It’s unclear how [President Biden] will balance these different competing forces," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely, about the different parties with a vested interest in Trump's China tariffs, such as labor unions, farmers and climate activists.

September 9, 2020

Mitra, Karakas paper on the political economy of populism published

Leyla D. Karakas & Devashish Mitra
August 27, 2020

Schwartz discusses New York City school bus service in Gotham Gazette

"Although cutting school bus service may seem like an 'easy' way to save money, educators and policymakers should wield the budget knife carefully," write Amy Ellen Schwartz, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Chair in Public Affairs, and her co-authors. 

August 26, 2020

Lovely weighs in on China's purchase targets, trade deal in Washington Post

"Even if they buy huge amounts, they’re not going to be on target," says Professor Mary Lovely about U.S. exports to China.

August 24, 2020

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Zorn appointed to oversee undergraduate education at IU Bloomington

Kurt Zorn ’79 MA (Econ)/’81 PhD (Econ) was appointed acting vice provost for undergraduate education for Indiana University Bloomington in July. He was previously associate vice provost for undergraduate education and a professor in IU’s Paul H. O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs. 

August 21, 2020

Latest Maxwell Perspective previews public affairs issues for voters

The eight essays include historical background and trends to explain the legacy of voters' choices in November. Also included in this edition are stories on historian David Bennett's 50-year-plus career, a new scholarship fund geared towards retention, and the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 18, 2020

Lovely weighs in on postponed review of US-China trade deal in Reuters

"I think Trump is a little afraid that this triumph of his will be hung around his neck, but more purchases and a bit of a delay would clearly help," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

August 17, 2020

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Lovely weighs in on EU-China investment agreement in SCMP

"In short, the pandemic has led to greater fear of Chinese unfair practices, not less," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

July 27, 2020

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