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Dear diary: Basu shares notes from policymaking’s front lines

In a new book, “Policymaker’s Journal,” Kaushik Basu offers musings about economic policymaking and public life during his years serving as chief economic adviser in India’s finance ministry and chief economist at the World Bank.

Vive la différence: When lemons masquerade as plums

Ariel Ortiz-Bobea, associate professor at Dyson, and collaborators have found that a law regulating wine production in 1930s France, known as the AOC, resulted in a 7% net increase in industry welfare, and set the standard for quality control.

Dog DNA startup announces $75M in venture funding

Embark Veterinary, Inc. – a canine genetics startup company that graduated from Cornell’s McGovern Center incubator in late 2017 – announced $75 million in venture funding on July 26.

Mish and Lai win initial graduate, professional teaching prize

Professors Risa Mish and Dong Lai have won Cornell’s inaugural Provost Award for Teaching Excellence in Graduate and Professional Degree Programs.

BioEntrepreneurship program to fuel NYS life science startups

The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management is announcing a new BioEntrepreneurship Initiative to connect MBA students and life science researchers to life science companies in NYS while catalyzing the formation of new life science startups.

Takeout couriers in China quietly strike ‘under the radar’

Cornell research has revealed a new form of bargaining power among Chinese platform-based food delivery workers, who conduct invisible ministrikes by logging out of apps and airing grievances over WeChat.

“Startup Cornell” podcast features swimsuit company founder

The second episode of a new podcast hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Startup Cornell, features Brooke Wingo ’17, cofounder and president of Zone Swimwear, a company offering fully customizable suits for teams.

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Farm marketing success linked to natural, cultural assets

Farmers markets and roadside stands are more successful in communities with more nonprofits, social enterprises and creative industries, according to a new study.

Yang-Tan Institute offers inclusion resources

What does workplace inclusion look like for people with disabilities? Experts at ILR provide information that can help build a positive culture.

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