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Lovely Speaks with The New York Times About US Manufacturing Jobs

September 26, 2022

Professor Emerita of Economics Mary Lovely was quoted in the New York Times article, "Factory Jobs Are Booming Like It’s the 1970s."

See related: China, COVID-19, Labor, United States

Mitra Piece on India’s Export-Oriented Manufacturing Model Published in Ideas for India

September 15, 2022

"Has the export-oriented manufacturing model reached its sell-by date for India?," authored by Professor Devashish Mitra, was published in Ideas for India. 

See related: Economy, India, Labor, Supply Chains

Hamersma, Purser Quoted in ProPublica Article on the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, Temp Workers

August 24, 2022

Maxwell professors Sarah Hamersma and Gretchen Purser were interviewed for the ProPublica article, "A Tax Credit Was Meant to Help Marginalized Workers Get Permanent Jobs. Instead It’s Subsidizing Temp Work."

Monarch Weighs in on the Future of China’s Global Manufacturing Dominance

July 19, 2022

Ryan Monarch, assistant professor of economics, was quoted in the International Business Times article, "COVID And The Russian-Ukraine War Could End China's Manufacturing Dominance."

Mitra Speaks with Bloomberg on Unemployment, Protests in India

July 11, 2022
Devashish Mitra, professor of economics and Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs, discussed the recent violent protests in India for the Bloomberg article "Burning Trains Reveal Wrath of Millions Without Jobs in India."

See related: India, Politics, Unemployment

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."

See related: Labor, State and Local

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.

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