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Flores-Lagunes comments on Northeast labor gains in Business Insider

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."
July 11, 2021

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

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

Rosenthal paper on commercial real estate, urban spatial structure, and COVID-19 published in JUE

Stuart S. Rosenthal, William C. Strange & Joaquin A. Urrego
June 24, 2021

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Schwartz quoted in EdSurge article on challenges of student mobility

"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."
June 23, 2021

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

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.
June 3, 2021

See related: COVID-19, India, Trade, United States

Faricy quoted in MarketWatch article on Child Tax Credit payouts

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."
June 1, 2021

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

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.
May 18, 2021

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