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Purser Quoted in Syracuse.com Article on Amazon Warehouses, Labor Woes

June 30, 2022

Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology, was quoted in the Syracuse.com article, "Amazon overbuilt warehouses and faces labor woes. But at new site in Clay, it’s prime time."

See related: Labor , State and Local

Research Paper Co-Authored by Purser, Hennigan Receives Working Class Studies Association Award

June 22, 2022

“Both Sides of the Paycheck: Recommending Thrift to the Poor in Job Readiness Programs," co-authored by Associate Professor of Sociology Gretchen Purser and Brian Hennigan '13 M.A. (Geog)/'21 Ph.D. (Geog), was awarded the John Russo & Sherry Linkon Award for Published Article or Essay for Academic or General Audiences by the Working-Class Studies Association.

Purser Weighs in on NY’s Warehouse Worker Protection Act in Syracuse.com Article

June 21, 2022

Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology, was quoted in the Syracuse.com article, "As Amazon grows in Clay, NY lawmakers pass bill targeting e-commerce giant’s production quotas."

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Flores-Lagunes Speaks to Marketplace About Jobs Numbers

February 9, 2022
Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, professor of economics, says it’s difficult to pinpoint the exact factors causing job numbers to rise. Read more in the Marketplace article, "How much credit can you give presidents for creating jobs?"

2021 Robertson Fellows Committed to Public Service

September 21, 2021
Paul-Donavon Murray and Jacob Emont joined the graduate student ranks at the Maxwell School, pursing dual master’s degrees in public administration and international relations.

Popp cited in New York Times article on green jobs

July 16, 2021
David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs, is included in the New York Times article, "Building Solar Farms May Not Build the Middle Class."

Flores-Lagunes discusses open jobs, unemployment on Syracuse.com

May 27, 2021
Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, professor of economics, was quoted in the Syracuse.com article, "An epidemic of open jobs and the unemployed in CNY; for many, work doesn’t work anymore."

Dutkowsky talks to CNY Central about getting people back to work

May 18, 2021
Professor Emeritus Don Dutkowsky was interviewed for the CNY Central story, "CNY economic experts weigh in on the ways to bring people back to the workforce." 

See related: Labor , Unemployment , Income , Taxes

Radcliffe quoted in Marketplace piece on companies, voter restrictions

April 15, 2021
Dana Radcliffe, adjunct professor of public administration and international affairs, says that although taking a stand can be tricky, "if companies are dragging their feet or not getting involved when fundamental questions of democracy are at stake, that could be a long-term threat." 

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