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Robert H. Frank, professor of management and economics, is featured in this video. He discusses the roles talent, hard work and luck play in success and people’s perceptions of these traits.

The work of associate professor of management and organizations, Michelle Duguid, finding that forcing women into important roles heightens their visibility of being a minority, prompting more challenges, is used as supportive evidence in this article.

Eswar Prasad, senior professor of trade policy, joins "Squawk on the Street" to discuss the devaluation of the Chinese yuan which sent markets tumbling.

Louis Hyman, associate professor of labor relations, law and history, and Kwelina Thompson, graduate student at the Institute for Workplace Studies, write about the history of e-commerce for its 25th anniversary.

The FoodKeeper App – developed by the USDA, the Food Marketing Institute and Cornell’s Department of Food Science with the help of Bob Gravani, professor of food science, — is mentioned at the end of the article as a tool to help consumers safely eat quality foods.  

Angus Hildreth, assistant professor of management and organization, coauthored a study that finds loyalty for an organization can lead to intense cheating when competitions are involved.

In remembering Toni Morrison, the BBC talks to Noliwe Rooks, professor of Africana Studies, who worked with Toni Morrison at Princeton University (26:30 – 34:55).

“The timing and apparent logic for Treasury’s designation of China as a currency manipulator reeks of arbitrariness and retaliation and will inflict further damage on an already wounded relationship between China and the U.S.,” says Eswar Prasad, Senior Professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University.

"People who have really good data would usually trumpet that from the hills. People who have that information and can make a chart would show you a chart," says Chris Gerling, a researcher with the Department of Food Science who is skeptical of the health benefits touted by wine producers.

“The stage is now set for a further escalation of trade tensions between China and the U.S.,” says Eswar Prasad, professor of trade policy and economics at Cornell. “It has become clear that there is no clear path to a resolution of the trade dispute in the coming months, and China might choose to live with a trade war while waiting out the Trump presidency.”

Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University’s Carl Sagan Institute, is featured in this article for her work characterizing a potentially habitable super-Earth. 

Louis Hyman, associate professor and director of the Institute for Workplace Studies at Cornell’s ILR School, discusses Silicon Valley’s history with labor rights, startup work structures and the role of immigration in the US tech ecosystem.