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Lovely discusses impact of Hong Kong protests on trade with Fox News

Mary Lovely, professor of economics, says that the protests in Hong Kong haven't affected the U.S.-China trade talks as these are longstanding negotiations. "I think it does change the atmosphere for American businesses and the American public, as well as Chinese businesses and the Chinese public," she says.

October 25, 2019

Lovely interviewed by CBS News on the US-China trade deal

"Even with the enormous emphasis President Trump places on restarting U.S. agricultural exports to China, details about the pace of expected Chinese purchases of $40 billion to $50 billion of American farm products are murky," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

October 18, 2019

Burman discusses the cost of Warren's Medicare for All in the Atlantic

Leonard Burman, Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics, says raising significantly more tax revenue to fund Medicare for All "is plausible in the sense that it is theoretically possible. But the revolution that would come along with it would get in the way." 

October 18, 2019

Lovely discusses the latest in US-China trade talks with Business Insider, NPR, The Week

"We have to remember that every other country in the world will be doing business with China. That puts our companies at a severe disadvantage in doing business," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

October 15, 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

Lovely quoted in McClatchy article on impact of USMCA on auto prices

Mary Lovely, professor of economics, says "the effect of the agreement is going to be swamped by whatever happens next with the economy," about the trade deal.

September 20, 2019

Yinger comments on NY property assessments in article

"New York is all over the place,’" says John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs. "It has one of the craziest [property assessment] systems in the country."

September 18, 2019

Popp article on climate policy published in Newsweek

David Popp's article on the Carbon Tax and climate policy was published in Newsweek. "Climate policy requires a two-pronged approach to foster the development of the next generation of clean energy technology," writes Popp.
September 18, 2019

Lovely helps debunk Trump's statement on China's economy in PolitiFact

"As an economy develops, growth rates come down," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics. "Over the long term, we have seen China’s average growth rate decline, which is what we would expect."

September 17, 2019

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