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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.

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.

Religious have fewer children in secular countries

A country’s values, norms and policies influence fertility rates, particularly among the religious, according to a new study by sociologist Landon Schnabel.

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.

Choose wisely: Spouses consolidate resources in families

The highly educated accumulate systematically advantaged portfolios of resources in long-term relationships, making families more unequal, according to Cornell sociologists.

Five alumni headed to Tokyo for Olympic Games

The long wait for the delayed 2020 Olympics will finally end this week, and when it does Cornell will be represented by five alumni competing in five sports.

Following the ‘wisdom of crowds’ can stifle diversity

Coordination can be essential, but moral progress requires room for people to hold minority views, finds new research by Shaun Nichols, professor in the Sage School of Philosophy.

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.

Library launches future with FOLIO

Cornell University Library pioneers in adapting open source system, FOLIO.

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