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“They’re truly focusing on stopping the system from freezing up,” says Louis Hyman, professor in the ILR School. 

Angela B. Cornell, professor of law, answers questions regarding what rights a worker has in relation to coronavirus.

Nellie Brown, senior extension associate at the ILR Worker Institute, says the barriers put in place to help protect staff in groceries stores don’t “eliminate the problem of the commonly touched objects being still shared, but it does address the problem of airborne droplets.”

“It’s switching between alive and not alive,” says Gary Whittaker, professor of microbiology and immunology.

“People don’t like to keep being reminded of information they don’t want to face,” says Soo Yeon Kim, assistant professor of marketing.

“We are basically using a lot of energy at home right now, much more than before, so really I’m seeing a shift from commercial to residential,” says K. Max Zhang, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering.

“When the government responds in a crisis like this and rolls out specific policies that help people ... they’re not taken for granted,” says Suzanne Mettler, professor of government. “And when the government’s role in [those policies] is really visible, that really helps with people’s sense that the government is being responsive to people like them.”

“Global supply chains, because they are longer, they are more likely to be disrupted than domestic supply chains,” says Miguel Gomez, associate professor of applied economics & policy.

“If a worker in an Amazon facility delivering groceries to people gets sick with Covid-19, that could really shake public confidence,” says Alex Colvin, dean of the ILR School.

Peter Enns, associate professor of government, and Jonathan Schuldt, associate professor of communication, write this op-ed about research they’ve done on the Democratic primaries.

Karan Girotra, professor of operations, technology and information management, discusses the impact of panic buying on grocery stores.

“If you’re trying to make a living in this space, you’re going to follow the dollars and the dollars tend to essentialize gender differences,” says Brooke Erin Duffy, associate professor of communication. “The companies that tend to reach out to [female influencers] are in fashion and beauty. The brands more likely to reach out to men are based in tech and sports.”