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Flores-Lagunes comments on Northeast labor gains in Business Insider

July 11, 2021
Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, professor of economics, says that "people are feeling more comfortable going to restaurants, traveling, and right now in the Northeast, it's a good time to travel because it's not as cold."

See related: COVID-19, Health Policy

Gadarian quoted in Vox piece on political polarization, COVID-19 vaccine

July 8, 2021
"Partisanship is now the strongest and most consistent divider in health behaviors," says Shana Gadarian, professor of political science. 

Schwartz quoted in EdSurge article on challenges of student mobility

June 23, 2021
"It’s not like kids are moving from Boston to Chicago to LA and then back again,” says Amy Ellen Schwartz, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Chair in Public Affairs. "Kids for whom housing instability is a problem, many of them are moving around in the same urban area."

Lovely discusses India's COVID crisis, US textile imports with NBC

June 3, 2021
While India constitutes a smaller fraction of imports as compared to China, it still plays a significant role in certain sectors, including raw gems, which makes it difficult to move supply chains outside the country, says Professor Mary Lovely.

See related: COVID-19, India, Trade

Faricy quoted in MarketWatch article on Child Tax Credit payouts

June 1, 2021
Christopher Faricy was quoted in the article, "Monthly payments of up to $300 per child are starting for most families — and could keep coming for years."

Sultana explains why climate, COVID crises need feminism in The Hill

May 18, 2021
Instead of analyzing the climate change and COVID-19 crises separately, Farhana Sultana, associate professor of geography and the environment, suggests we learn more by looking at how they intersect.

See related: Climate Change, COVID-19

Faricy cited in NY Times article on state and local tax deduction debate

May 4, 2021
Christopher Faricy's book "Welfare for the Wealthy: Parties, Social Spending, and Inequality in the United States" (Cambridge University Press, 2015) was cited in the New York Times article, "Why a $10,000 Tax Deduction Could Hold Up Trillions in Stimulus Funds." 

Heflin featured in The Well article on material hardship, COVID-19

April 28, 2021
A recent Urban Institute survey found that compared with adults whose family employment was unaffected by the pandemic, families who lost jobs during the pandemic were twice as likely to report food insecurity, and nearly three times as likely to report problems paying utility bills, and nearly four times as likely to report problems paying rent or mortgage.

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