Library events highlight open access research

Library celebrates Open Access Week with talks, panels

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How security crises can spur state-building in Latin America

Taxes on elites earmarked for public safety have provided windows of opportunity in Latin America and a blueprint for state-building efforts across the developing world, Gustavo Flores-Macías argues in a new book.

Book: Partisanship led to disastrous response to COVID-19

The confusing response to COVID-19 in the U.S. resulted from decisions by President Donald Trump and his allies to politicize the pandemic by associating it with his own fate in office, according to a new book by a Cornell author.

Income, segregated schools drive Black-white education gaps

New research finds a generation of federal school reform hasn’t addressed the primary drivers of racial gaps in achievement and attainment: economic inequality and segregated schools.

Student receives Kheel Center research award

Yu An Chen '22 was recognized for her outstanding research on Chinese garment workers.

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Work with communities to reduce hunger, expert tells White House panel

The conference sought to unite the public and private sectors around a coordinated strategy to drive change in the U.S. to end hunger, and improve nutrition and physical activity.

Combat gender labor inequalities through policy changes, Blau urges

Combatting the decline in gender progress in the labor market starts with implementing policy interventions, says Professor Francine Blau ’66. 

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Fixed-duration strikes can revitalize labor

“Fixed-duration” strikes – such as the three-day walkout by 15,000 nurses in mid-September – protect worker interests and impose financial and reputation costs on employers, according to new ILR School research.

New endowed scholarship honors academic excellence and is largest gift in Sloan Program history

Reginald M. Ballantyne III, MBA ’67 is a prominent health care industry leader and longtime supporter of Cornell programs. He has endowed a scholarship that is the largest gift in the history of the Sloan Program in Health Administration in the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy.  

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