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“Trump's trade policies have delivered few tangible benefits to the US economy while undercutting the multilateral trading system, disrupting long-standing alliances with US trading partners, and fomenting uncertainty,” says Eswar Prasad, professor of economics. 

Susanne Bruyere, academic director of the Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability, says, “Ultranauts’ purposeful construction of a workplace that really supports people is extraordinary. Its techniques and tools could absolutely be applied more broadly.”

“The regime’s declaration of a state of emergency offers a pretext for a crackdown on protests not just in Bangkok, but in cities in the north, south and northeast,” says Tamara Loos, professor of history.

“What’s made this work is the NBA had complete control over not only the teams but anybody that the teams interacted with,” says Isaac Weisfuse, medical epidemiologist in the College of Veterinary Medicine. “They had a very aggressive testing protocol and they kept outsiders outside of the bubble.”

Lilly Jan, lecturer in food and beverage management at the School of Hotel Administration, suggests looking at what restaurants are doing to distance seating and minimizing touchpoints when hosting family or friends.

“As far as I know, there is no basis for President Trump's comments that Mexico will pay for the wall, period,” says Stephen Yale-Loehr, professor of immigration practice at the Law School. “They have not in the past, and I have not seen anything to indicate a change in the future.”

“This means less plastics, less ceramics, less metal wires, less processing, less reprocessing to deliver the same function,” says Huili Grace Xing, professor of electrical and computer engineering, about Apple’s removing power adapters and Lightning headphones from the iPhone 12 package.

Erica Groshen, senior economic adviser, says that the official unemployment rate “goes back a long time. Its definition has not been changed. It’s comparable in ways that most other numbers are not. But it’s just the headline number. It’s like reading the headline of an article and not reading the rest of the article.”

“If Barrett is confirmed and pushes the court’s decisions to the right, I suspect many decisions will be much more conservative than the public prefers, these decisions will get a lot of media attention, and public confidence in the court will decrease,” says Peter K. Enns, associate professor of government.

“It is a winner-takes-all economy where only a handful of influencers benefit tremendously,” says Brooke Erin Duffy, associate professor of communication. “The lack of regulation amplifies these imbalances.”

“The restaurant industry goes in cycles, and the cycles are long—from the design perspective, they are about 15 to 20 years long,” explains Stephani Robson, senior lecturer in the School of Hotel Administration. “So, as restaurants rethink their designs to make customers feel safe and comfortable, the changes will continue after the pandemic.” 

“What both candidates failed to mention — and Harris should have been prepped to say — is that the jobs created during the Trump administration have been overwhelmingly low-wage/low hours jobs,” says Daniel Alpert, senior fellow in financial macroeconomics at Cornell Law School.