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McDowell Joins Yahoo Finance Live to Discuss How the Russia-Ukraine Crisis May Impact US Dollar

March 30, 2022

Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science, joined Yahoo Finance Live to discuss how the Russia-Ukraine war may affect the U.S. dollar's dominance and how other countries like China are looking to expand their currencies.

Patel Piece on Illicit Finance Published by Law360

December 7, 2021
"Why We're Losing The Battle Against Illicit Finance," co-authored by Kristen Patel, Donald P. and Margaret Curry Gregg Professor of Practice in Korean and East Asian Affairs, was published by Law360. 

Burman piece on Biden's capital gains tax proposal published in Forbes

April 30, 2021
 "This [proposal] is a significant reform that would close loopholes that fuel inefficient tax sheltering and make the income tax more progressive, and help pay for some of Biden’s domestic policy wish list," writes Leonard Burman, Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics. 

Rosenthal cited in Financial Post article on commercial real estate

February 12, 2021
 The authors' empirical analysis of 56,765 commercial leases signed between January 2019 and October 2020 across 109 urban centers in the United States revealed that commercial real estate in the urban core, especially in cities where public transit accounts for a sizable share of work trips, has indeed lost value. 

Engelhardt cited in Bloomberg article on missed housing payments

February 10, 2021
Fewer people surveyed at the end of last year said they feared losing their homes, which may be a result of government aid so far, says Gary Engelhardt, professor of economics. Read more in the Bloomberg article, "More Than 5% of Americans Didn’t Pay Rent, Mortgage in December." 

McDowell examines the yuan's potential to challenge the dollar in World Politics Review

January 22, 2021
In his latest piece, "Dollar Doomsayers Are Wrong—Again," published in World Politics Review, Associate Professor of Political Science Daniel McDowell explains why the Chinese yuan does not pose a threat to the dollar's reserve currency status.

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