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McCormick featured in ValueWalk article on Trump's tariffs on Mexico

"The fallout of such tariffs could be catastrophic to Mexico's economy, thereby worsening the migration north," says Gladys McCormick, associate professor of history and Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations.

June 3, 2019

Lovely discusses trade war, tariffs on Mexico with Agence France-Presse, Bloomberg, NY Times

"This is really going to hurt American businesses who use Mexico to reduce their costs and stay competitive," Mary Lovely, professor of economics, told Bloomberg after President Trump announced that all products from Mexico will be hit with 25 percent tariffs.

June 3, 2019

Mary Daly’s Crooked Path

From family-life struggles in her teens that nearly doomed her career, to a pinnacle of American economic thinking, San Francisco Fed president Mary Daly discusses finding her “North Star” and the inequalities that afflict the American economy.
June 1, 2019

Mitra discusses challenges facing India's prime minister in NY Times

The "Modi government should get a lot of credit for its Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code as well as the cleansing of the banking system, an important component being getting rid of non-performing assets," says Devashish Mitra, professor of economics and Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs.

May 24, 2019

Lovely speaks with Associated Press, NPR, NY Times about the US-China trade war

"It looks like there was a level of specificity that China wasn’t willing to accept and a level of ambiguity that the Trump administration wasn’t willing to accept," Mary Lovely, professor emerita of economics, told the New York Times.

May 15, 2019

Lovely discusses US-China trade war with ABC News, Marketplace, Wall Street Journal

"I think that if President Trump goes through and raises these tariffs and then China retaliates, there will be a lot more pain and no gain," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely.

May 13, 2019

Lovely discusses US-China trade, tariffs on Bloomberg, CGTN

"It’ll hit the pocketbooks of the working class hard," Professor Mary Lovely said about Trump's recent trade-war threat to increase tariffs.

May 8, 2019

Dutkowsky discusses latest jobs report on TD Ameritrade Network

"It's just about all good," says Donald Dutkowsky, professor of economics, about the recently released jobs report.

May 7, 2019

US and China resume trade talks, Lovely comments in Associated Press

"The two bullies in the room are basically running the show. The rest of the world is going to have to deal with the aftermath," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

April 30, 2019

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