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Zhang Comments on the Impact of Immigration Issues on AI Researchers in Marketplace Article

“Sixty-nine percent of those who currently live in the U.S. say that visa and immigration issues are a serious problem for them conducting AI research,” says Baobao Zhang, assistant professor of political science and senior research associate in the Autonomous Systems Policy Institute.

September 27, 2023

Rutherford Talks to Marketplace About the United Auto Workers Strike

When automakers faced bankruptcy in 2008, auto workers faced a tough decision: lose jobs or agree to contract changes that would help the companies get a federal bailout. The union chose the latter. “This was a concession they had to make in order to sustain the bailouts and have some kind of recovery,” says Tod Rutherford, professor of geography and the environment.

September 25, 2023

See related: Income, Labor, United States

McDowell Discusses the Financial Sanctions Targeting Russia with Marketplace and the Washington Post

Associate Professor of Political Science Daniel McDowell discussed the financial sanctions imposed by the West on Russia with Marketplace and in his article published in the Washington Post.

March 3, 2022

Flores-Lagunes Speaks to Marketplace About Jobs Numbers

Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, professor of economics, says it’s difficult to pinpoint the exact factors causing job numbers to rise. Read more in the Marketplace article, "How much credit can you give presidents for creating jobs?"
February 9, 2022

Radcliffe quoted in Marketplace piece on companies, voter restrictions

Dana Radcliffe, adjunct professor of public administration and international affairs, says that although taking a stand can be tricky, "if companies are dragging their feet or not getting involved when fundamental questions of democracy are at stake, that could be a long-term threat." 
April 15, 2021

Radcliffe comments on corporations' role in politics in Marketplace

"If you don’t take a stand, you’re opening yourself up to criticism of being complicit in legislation that is widely seen as violating individual rights," says Dana Radcliffe, adjunct professor of public administration and international affairs. 
March 30, 2021

Michelmore discusses the child tax credit on Marketplace

"The kids who don’t receive the full credit right now are predominantly kids who are lower income, many who are living in poverty, and many who are either Black or Latino," says Katherine Michelmore, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs. 
February 25, 2021

Lovely talks to Marketplace about Capitol riot, foreign investors

Professor Mary Lovely sees the nation in uncharted territory and is focused on the question of how much uncertainty was added into the system Wednesday.

January 11, 2021

See related: China, Government

Lovely discusses the trade war, tariffs with Marketplace, PolitiFact

"When the price of these inputs go up, U.S. businesses find it harder to compete against non-U.S. competitors, even in the U.S. market," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

November 19, 2019

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