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Hou quoted in Bloomberg article on balanced-budget loopholes

"The rules are not ironclad," says Yilin Hou, professor of public administration and international affairs. "The simple reason being that state governments must operate to provide the services demanded by citizens, however harsh the rules are." 

May 26, 2020

McCormick speaks to Bloomberg about Mexico's response to the pandemic

"As communities take matters into their own hands, implementing their own safety protocols and taking the helm of how they each prepare for the coming pandemic, we see a further erosion of the federal government’s authority," says Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations. 

March 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

Lovely speaks to Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post about US-China trade deal

The new system "is a gigantic finger in the eye of WTO," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics. "The decider will be the trade representative in consultation with the president."

January 17, 2020

Lovely comments on US-China trade pact in The Guardian

"There is very little in the agreement that could not be achieved by partnering with allies that were also concerned about the same issues," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely.

January 13, 2020

McCormick discusses Mexico, drug cartels in Bloomberg, Reuters

According to Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard are anticipated to resist and challenge the designation of Mexican cartels as terrorist groups by the United States.

December 3, 2019

McCormick speaks with Boston Herald, Bloomberg about cartel violence in Mexico

On Monday, nine members of a Mormon family, all US citizens, were killed in northern Mexico in an apparent attack by drug cartels. "The level of violence is brutal," Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations, told the Boston Herald
November 7, 2019

Lovely discusses US, China with CNBC, Foreign Policy, Bloomberg, Business Insider, Financial Times

“The Chinese meanwhile are incredibly pragmatic, and they’ll certainly consider the possibility that the impeachment inquiry is having an effect. They’ll see the president as weakened. That will matter," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely.

October 8, 2019

Monmonier weighs in on Trump's NOAA map manipulation in CityLab

"It’s probably indicative of the special respect for maps, that he [President Trump] thought that his alteration of this map would take precedence over the facts that were already printed on it," says Distinguished Professor of Geography Mark Monmonier. "We need to be ever more vigilant of the way in which maps might be altered, disrespected, or suppressed."

September 13, 2019

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Lovely discusses the US-China trade war with Insider, Bloomberg

Mary Lovely discusses the uncertainty of US-China trade relationships, as the trade war between the two nations and the economic uncertainty has become a "dead weight on the economy", Lovely tells Bloomberg and Business Insider.
August 29, 2019

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